Wendy Wysong – Partner at Clifford Chance U.S. LLP

wendy wysong, asia pacific compliance expert

About the Author

Wendy L. Wysong, a litigation partner with Clifford Chance, maintains offices in Hong Kong and Washington D.C.  She offers clients advice and representation on compliance and enforcement under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Arms Export Control Act, International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Export Administration Regulations, and OFAC Economic Sanctions.  She was appointed by the State Department as the ITAR Special Compliance Official for Xe Services (formerly Blackwater) in 2010.

Ms. Wysong combines her experience as a former federal prosecutor with the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia for 16 years with her regulatory background as the former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement at the Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce.  She managed its enforcement program and was involved in the development and implementation of foreign policy through export controls across the administration, including the Departments of Justice, State, Treasury, and Homeland Security, as well as the intelligence community.]

Ms. Wysong received her law degree in 1984 from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a member of the University of Virginia Law Review.

Contact information:

Wendy L. Wysong
Clifford Chance
28th Floor Jardine House
One Connaught Place
Hong Kong
+852 2826 3460
+852 9280 3612 (cell)

And

2001 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
+1 202 912 5030
+1 202 290 7634
Wendy.wysong@cliffordchance.com

Ms. Wysong writes a regular column, Asia Pacific Compliance, for CCI.

Articles by Wendy Wysong
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Is the Paper Tiger Sharpening its Teeth?



In terms of FCPA enforcement, the UK's Serious Fraud Office doesn't hold a candle to the U.S. Department of Justice. Not yet, anyway. Over the past few months, it has become clear that the tide is turning; the SFO has several high-profile cases in the works and is seeking to extend its reach with an expanded arsenal ...

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U.S. Export Controls Update: Why Hong Kong Dominates the New Unverified List



Last month a new Unverified List was published and the vast majority of the foreign entities featured on the UVL are located in Hong Kong. This may come as no surprise to exporters who've screened transaction partners there in the past, but - while unfavorable determinations are routine in the city, it remains an attractive hub for exports. ...