Alasdair Kan is an associate in Akin Gump's Hong Kong office.

Key Experience

  • Advises international corporate clients on U.S. international trade laws and regulations.
  • Handles investigations regarding violations of export control law and sanctions programs.


Alasdair Kan focuses his practice on U.S. international trade law and policy. He advises international clients on the extra-territorial impact of U.S. international trade law, including export control laws and economic sanctions. Alasdair also handles investigations regarding violations of U.S. export control laws and sanctions programs.

Representative Work

  • Advising multinational companies in relation to their designation on U.S. restricted party lists.
  • Conducting internal investigations for international technology companies regarding potential violations of U.S. export control law and sanctions programs.
  • Assisting in obtaining export authorization for items controlled under U.S. law.
  • Developing export compliance programs and drafting related training materials.