J. Scott Maberry

J. Scott Maberry: Attorney with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Biography

Scott Maberry is an International Trade partner in the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Maberry counsels clients and litigates disputes in the areas of export controls, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-terrorism, national security, economic sanctions, anti-boycott controls, anti-money laundering (AML), the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), trade remedies including antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) matters, foreign direct investment, and Customs. He also represents clients in negotiations and dispute resolution under the World Trade Organization (WTO), North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and other multilateral and bilateral agreements.

His practice includes representing clients before the U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS), Department of Commerce Import Administration; Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), federal courts and grand jury proceedings, and WTO and NAFTA dispute resolution panels.

Honors

•Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2018-2019
Chambers Global 2008-2019
•Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer 2007-2017
Chambers USA 2007-2018

Articles

• U.S. Export Controls and the Cloud, in Cloud Computing Legal Deskbook, 2019 Edition (forthcoming), Thomson Reuters Westlaw, 2016 (with Curtis M. Dombek, Reid S. Whitten, Fatema K. Merchant, and Lisa C. Mays)
• 5 Steps to Obtaining an Exemption under President Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, Lexology, March 14, 2018
• Importers Beware: 10 Things You Must Know About the Emergence of High-Stakes Customs Audits, Lexology, March 8, 2018
• Seeking Foreign Investors for Your Tech Startup? Congress Says, Not So Fast , Lexology, January 10, 2018
• Close, But No Cigar? Trump, Cuba and the Way Forward... WorldECR, March 6, 2017
• Those Three Little Words: OFAC’s Subtle Language Shift Could Create Sweeping Change on Iran Investment, National Law Review, October 11, 2016
• Export Administration Regulations, in Handbook of Export Controls and Economic Sanctions, American Bar Association Section on International Law 2016 (with Mark E. Sagrans, Reid S. Whitten, Fatema K. Merchant, and Lisa C. Mays)
• Layover in Tehran: United States Authorizes Carriers to Land Civil Aircraft in Iran, Lexology, August 17, 2016 (with Reid S. Whitten)
• The Revival of the Age of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Cases, Lexology, August 17, 2016 (With Lisa C. Mays)
• US and EU Iran Sanctions Lifted: How to Proceed in the Aviation Sector? January 20, 2016 (With Paul Briggs, Brian Mulier, and Reid S. Whitten)
• When Voluntary Self-Disclosure Isn’t so Voluntary: SEC Says Self-Disclose or Forfeit Non-Prosecution and Deferred Prosecution, Lexology, January 6, 2016 (With MaryJeanette Dee, Lisa C. Mays)
• Shedding Light on CFIUS: Appeals Court Holds That CFIUS Review Lacks Constitutional Due Process, Chinese Outbound Newsletter - September 17, 2014
• A Rising Voice on FCPA Compliance - the Court, Law360, June 24, 2013 (with Mark L. Jensen)
• FCPA, Due Process, and Jurisdictional Overreach by the DOJ and SEC, American Bar Association Criminal Litigation E-Newsletter, June 12, 2013 (with Bruce J. Casino)
• FCPA Overreach? Courts Address Personal Jurisdiction In Cases Against Foreign Defendants, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, May 2013
• Q&A With Sheppard Mullin's Scott Maberry , Law360, April 1, 2013
• What's in the New FCPA Guide , American Bar Association Criminal Litigation E-Newsletter, March 13, 2013 (with Bruce J. Casino)
• Paying Attention During ICE 'Outreach' Visits, Law360, April 17, 2012

Global Trade Law Blog Posts

•“Threats to Technology Investment from Global Politics: How to Succeed as Borders Tighten,” International Tech Investment Issue, April 10, 2019
• Comment Deadline Extended: Export Controls on Emerging Technologies, December 11, 2018
• The Little Regulation That Will Make a Big Change in How You Do Business: Department of Commerce to Establish New Export Controls on Emerging Technologies, November 19, 2018
• Of Course You Know, This Means War: A Strategic Update on the Trump Trade War, August 7, 2018
• 5 Weird Things About the Trump Trade Agenda: Disruptive Innovation On a Global Scale, June 28, 2018
• Another Day Another Tariff... and Other Recent Restrictions on China, June 7, 2018
• Client Alert: Iran Sanctions Return, May 11, 2018
• Five Things You Must Know About Trade Wars, April 12, 2018
• 5 Steps to Obtaining an Exemption under President Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, March 14, 2018
• Importers Beware: 10 Things You Must Know About the Emergence of High-Stakes Customs Audits, March 8, 2018
• Seeking foreign investors for your tech startup? Congress says, 'not so fast.'” January 10, 2018
• The Waiting Game: When, Why, and How to File with CFIUS in a New Era of Investment Scrutiny, December 12, 2017
• FARA and the First Amendment: How will the United States Calibrate its Response to Foreign Propaganda? November 17, 2017
• News Flash: Kleptocrats Still Taking Bribe Money With One Hand and Laundering it With the Other, November 17, 2017
• Today, President Trump Decertified the Iran Deal and Announced Tougher Sanctions on Iran, October 13, 2017
• Growing Pains for Expanding Tech Companies: Uber Investigated for FCPA Violations, September 14, 2017
• North Korea Sanctions Continue to Intensify, September 14, 2017
• Our Cuba Sanctions Predictions: How Did We Do? June 22, 2017
• Our Armchair Santeria on Cuba Policy: What Will President Trump do on Cuba? May 31, 2017
• Predicting the Unpredictable: Will President Trump Tear Up the Iran Nuclear Deal?, March 15, 2017
• Predicting the Unpredictable: Will Tariffs Under President Trump Cause a Trade War With China?, March 15, 2017
• Negotiation By Tweet: The Uncertain Future of U.S.-Cuba Relations, December 7, 2016
• The Future of the U.S.-Canada Trade Relationship in Light of the Election, November 22, 2016
• Those Three Little Words: OFAC’s Subtle Language Shift Could Create Sweeping Change on Iran Investment, October 10, 2016
• The Revival of the Age of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Cases, August 17, 2016
• Layover in Tehran: United States Authorizes Carriers to Land Civil Aircraft in Iran, August 17, 2016
• Flying the Too-Friendly Skies? Europe Opens Routes for Sanctioned Iran Airline, June 9, 2016
• New Business Opportunities in Iran! But Who Will Be Your Banker? Non-U.S. Banks Hesitant to Process Lawful Iran Transactions...and for Good Reason, April 20, 2016
• The Day of North Korea Sanctions: the UN Imposes the Toughest North Korea Sanctions Yet While OFAC and State Designate More North Korean Entities, March 3, 2016
• US and EU Iran Sanctions Lifted: How to Proceed in the Aviation Sector? January 20, 2016
• When Voluntary Self-Disclosure Isn’t so Voluntary: SEC Says Self-Disclose or Forfeit Non-Prosecution and Deferred Prosecution, January 6, 2016
• Selling Aircraft to Iran: Are Clear Skies or Turbulence Ahead for Exporters, January 6, 2016
• The Schrems Decision: How the End of Safe Harbor Affects Your FCPA Compliance Plan, November 12, 2015
• Iran Nuclear Deal Clears Senate Obstacle, But Will “Snap-Back” Bite? September 17, 2015
• Implementation Day: Do the Rules Let You Play in the New Ballgame for Business in Iran? July 16, 2015
• A Break From the Past: Historic Deal with Iran Marks A New Day in U.S.-Iran Relations, July 14, 2015
• America Turns A Page: Cuba Removed From U.S. List of State Sponsors of Terrorism, May 29, 2015
• A Carriage of Justice: Obama to Remove Cuba from Terrorist Sponsor List, April 15, 2015
• UPDATE: Iran Nuclear Deal, April 3, 2015

Media Mentions

•Global oil industry braces for turmoil from U.S. crackdown on Venezuela
Euro News , January 30, 2019
•Global Oil Industry Braces for Turmoil from U.S. Crackdown on Venezuela
CNBC , January 29, 2019
•Washington Hell-Bent on Strengthening CFIUS
The Deal.com , June 22, 2017
•US Tees Up Final Duties On S. Korean Steel Component
Law360 , March 20, 2017

Speaking Engagements

• The Trump Trade Agenda and the Future of the U.S.-India Relationship, Mumbai, April 24, 2019
• Business Insights: Trade Wars, World Economic Forum, July 24, 2018
• Winning in the United States: Key Legal Topics for 2018, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Mumbai, India, February
•Moderator, Global Trade Spotlight - Spotlight on Global Regulatory Initiatives Impacting on International Trade Compliance across the Globe, A.C.E.S. Compliance Summit, April 19, 2017
• International Collaborations, Association of University Export Control Officers (AUECO) Annual Meeting (with Patrick Schlesinger), Philadelphia, May 23, 2016
• U.S. and Indian Bilateral Investment Treaties: How the Models Compare, U.S.-India Business Council Webinar (with Jyoti Sagar) February 17, 2016
• Emerging Trends in International Trade Compliance, National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 12, 2015
• Exploring US-Cuba Export Regulations, U.S.-Cuba Corporate Counsel Summit, New York, March 24, 2015
• Export Control Reform Level Set: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed?, Momentum Event Group webinar, July 8, 2014
• Deferred Prosecution Agreements: Outlook for the Prosecution of Complex Cases, Bird & Bird's Aerospace, Defence and Security seminar, London, England, February 12, 2014
• Preparing Your Operations for Mergers & Acquisitions - Identifying Red Flags and Effective Due Diligence Practices to Ensure a Successful Transaction, The ITAR Summit: Winter Edition, Momentum Event Group, Irving, TX, January 27-28, 2014

Events

•Global Compliance and Investigation Essentials
Sheppard Mullin San Francisco , April 30, 2019
•Where Are We Headed? Trends and Directions in the Aerospace & Defense Market 2018
Washington, D.C.
November 1, 2017
•Anti-Corruption, Export Controls & Sanctions
10th ACES Compliance Summit - Washington, DC
April 18, 2017

Podcasts

•Note Bene Episode 1: How Multinational Companies are Affected by the Current Trade Wars with World Economic Forum Member Scott Maberry
September 12, 2018

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade
  • CFIUS: Foreign Investment in the U.S.
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Public Policy and Government Affairs
  • International Trade and Investment
  • International Reach
  • Japan
  • South Asia
  • International Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Securities Enforcement
  • White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations
  • Panama Papers
  • Transportation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.747.1909  Phone
202.747.3813  Fax
www.sheppardmullin.com
University Attended:
Northwestern University, B.S., 1988; Georgetown University, M.S., 1993
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1993
Year of First Admission:
1994
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of International Trade; 1996, District of Columbia; 1994, New York
Memberships:

Memberships

•American Bar Association - National Institute on Economic Sanctions, Co-Chair
•American Bar Association - Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Committee, Senior Advisor and Chair Emeritus
•American Bar Association - International Trade Steering Committee

Languages:
Spanish
ISLN:
900408838

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