Jan Dunin-Wasowicz

Associate Fellow; Counsel, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP


Jan Dunin-Wasowicz is a lawyer with Hughes Hubbard & Reed in Paris. His practice focuses on transnational compliance, multi-jurisdictional investigations, and international dispute resolution. Having received full legal training in both the common law and civil law and systems, Jan is qualified in Paris, New York, and the District of Columbia.

As part of his sanctions and trade controls practice, Jan has experience navigating economic sanctions, export controls and trade compliance issues from both EU and U.S. perspectives in a variety of contexts, including risk assessments, design and evaluation of sanctions and export control compliance programs, M&A, contractual negotiation and reviews, transaction due diligence, licensing, and investigations. He has experience in a broad range of industries, including in the aerospace, energy, luxury, mining, retail, and financial sectors.

As part of his anti-corruption practice, Jan has experience navigating the multi-jurisdictional and international aspects of compliance assessments. His experience includes performing internal investigations and due diligence reviews around the world, including in connection with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), the French Parquet National Financier (PNF) and anticorruption agency (AFA), the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO), as well as multilateral development bank (MDB) and export credit agencies (ECAs) inquiries.

Jan speaks and writes frequently on subjects related to EU sanctions, anti-corruption, and international law. He has been quoted in several leading media on EU sanctions topics. Jan is an adjunct lecturer at Sciences Po Law School where he has taught economic sanctions and anti-corruption. He has contributed to executive training programs on EU sanctions at the European University Institute. Jan has served as Chair of the Anti-Corruption Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law. He is the co-editor of a book on ‘The Transnationalization of Anti-Corruption Law’ (Routledge, 2020).

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