Ken Nunnenkamp represents clients in international trade and national security matters before numerous government agencies and United States federal courts. His expertise focuses on national security and trade-related matters before agencies such as the US departments of State, Commerce, Homeland Security, Defense, and Treasury. His expertise includes internal investigations and disclosures in national security and trade cases as well as advising on compliance counseling and training, transactional due diligence– including both domestic and cross-border transactions–and statutory submissions to US government agencies.
With more than 30 years of litigation and investigation experience, Ken routinely conducts internal investigations for clients, including investigations into actual or potential compliance issues arising under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Assets Controls Regulations, US Customs Regulations, and Foreign Trade Regulations. His expertise includes Fish and Wildlife imports and exports and extends to trade remedies measures. Additionally, Ken works with clients to understand each business’s scope and needs in establ
ishing and improving trade and sanctions compliance programs, including the creation and auditing of company export management systems of all sizes.
Ken represents clients in civil enforcement matters and criminal investigations. He has litigated before the International Trade Commission, US district courts, and other US administrative agencies. On the transactions side, Ken works with counsel in the areas of trade due diligence and preparing transactions for review by the
Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States (CFIUS), including performing due diligence, assessment, and examination of often latent issues. Ken’s experience with CFIUS includes almost every industry and transactions from more than 15 countries, including China, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Indonesia.
Ken has authored numerous articles and book chapters, and lectures regularly on CFIUS, export investigations, and export control and import and export compliance issues. He serves as a resource for multiple publications on export, economics, and national security issues. Ken leads the Morgan LewisCFIUS working group.