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Education

J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School

B.A., with high honors, University of Virginia; Phi Beta Kappa

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of International Trade

Languages

Dutch

German

Swedish

D. Scott Nance

Consulting Counsel

Practice Areas

Scott serves as consulting counsel to Wiley Rein LLP. He has practiced in the area of international trade regulation and investment law since 1984, focusing largely on compliance with economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, and export control laws. He represents domestic industries and foreign companies in antidumping and countervailing duty cases before federal agencies and federal courts. In addition, Scott is heavily involved in international trade and economic policy, including such issues as currency manipulation, and has advised a variety of foreign governments in Africa and Asia on these issues. He has written numerous articles and studies, both legal and economic, of various aspects of international trade policy.

Representative Experience

  • As Head of Sanctions Compliance, ensured that ING Bank complied with the sanctions laws of each of the countries in which it operates. He helped formulate policy, provided guidance and advice on both broad issues and individual transactions, and provided training on sanctions compliance for ING's 84,000 employees. During Scott's tenure, the bank successfully fulfilled the conditions of its settlement agreements with the U.S. government for earlier sanctions violations.
  • Advised a number of international banks and manufacturers on sanctions compliance.
  • Advised clients on compliance with U.S. export controls and economic sanctions and represented clients in proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Prepared export control and economic sanctions compliance programs for U.S. and foreign companies, including a major non-U.S. bank. Trained U.S. and foreign employees on U.S. sanctions compliance.
  • Represented domestic and foreign clients in numerous industries in more than 50 antidumping and countervailing duty investigations before the DOC and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in cases involving over $1 billion in annual trade.
  • Advised clients on international trade legislation and regulation and on World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations. Prepared draft legislation and supporting materials and advocated clients' interests to Executive and Legislative branch officials.
  • Represented domestic clients in Section 301 proceedings before the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
  • Extensive work on trade with and investment in China, including advising clients on issues in China's negotiations to join the WTO; advising clients on major issues in U.S.-China trade, including exchange rates and currency regimes; representing Chinese television producer and trade association in antidumping case and court appeals.

Professional Experience

  • Visiting Lecturer, Global Development Studies, University of Virginia (2010-Present)
  • Head of Sanctions Compliance, ING Bank, N.V. (2013-2014)

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