Lars-Erik Hjelm


Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Lars-Erik Hjelm is a partner with Akin Gump whose experience covers the wide range of commercial and enforcement laws and policies that CBP and ICE administer.

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Dynamic Change Roils International Trade Waters

Change with a capital “C” is the watchword for those practicing in Akin Gump’s international trade practice, where Anne Borkovic focuses primarily on export controls and anti-money laundering actions and Lars-Erik Hjelm leads the customs and import controls efforts.

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The Quest for Safety in an Unsafe World: Taking a multidisciplinary tack in supply chain and other risk mitigation

Ambassador Daniel F. Feldman and Lars-Erik A. Hjelm of Akin Gump have moved between government service and private practice in their careers. Their deep, broad and global experience in international trade, customs law and policy, corporate social responsibility, security and other areas inform the...

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SEC's Proposed "Conflict Minerals" Rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed significant new reporting and supply-chain due diligence requirements relating to the use of so-called "conflict minerals." The new requirements are sweeping and, according to SEC estimates, would impact nearly 6,000 international...

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Update On Financial Reform Bill's Supply Chain Security And SEC Reporting Requirements For Products That Incorporate Congolese "Conflict Minerals"

On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Financial Reform Act). Among the many provisions of this vast legislation was one requiring corporations to report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) whether...

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Project: Homeland Security - Law Firms C-TPAT: Recent Developments And The Road Ahead

In the aftermath of September 11, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) responded quickly by initiating a joint government-private sector partnership called the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT). As is well-known, C-TPAT is a program designed to enlist the international trade...

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