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Global Export Controls and Sanctions

Navigate global export controls with confidence.

Global Export Controls and Sanctions
Comply with confidence

Our services are tailored to your unique business needs, helping you comply with export controls, sanctions, and regulations while facilitating business.

Global export controls and sanctions risk management

We can help your company evaluate business activities and internal controls to identify and mitigate risks related to global trade sanctions.

Remediate potential violations thoroughly

We can assist with investigations through our global reach and advanced forensic technology solutions to help you identify complex global trade and financial network issues.

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Leading services to support your needs

We deliver innovative and practical approaches to the most difficult export control and sanctions challenges.

Compliance program

We have compliance professionals dedicated to helping you comply with export controls, sanctions, and regulations while facilitating business.

Risk assessments

We evaluate business activities and internal controls to identify and mitigate risk from global trade.

Investigation and remediation

We investigate and identify issues using global collaboration, substantive analysis, and our advanced forensic technology solutions. We can help you structure corrective action plans by translating legal requirements into practical and achievable solutions.


We support jurisdiction and classification projects of all sizes to help you identify the export control requirements that may apply to your products’ software and technology.

Managed services

Our professionals perform operational tasks including classification, export and deemed export license management, and restricted-party screening “hit” support. In addition, our help desk services can address your day-to-day challenges.


We can tailor basic to advanced training that includes assessment, design, and execution to fit your needs.

Restricted-party screening system optimization

We can increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your existing restricted-party screening systems. We help weed out false-positive alerts with technology and automation solutions while your human reviewers focus on higher-quality alerts.

M&A due diligence

Our professionals can evaluate export compliance and sanctions risks prior to M&A activity. We can provide you with postdeal integration support for daily activities and the required program enhancements necessary for postmerger integration.

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Export control and sanctions compliance for an increasingly complex world

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What sets us apart

What sets us apart

Deep industry and government experience

Deep industry and government experience

Our team has extensive government experience that helps us integrate regulatory requirements into sustainable business processes and procedures.

Streamlined solutions for complex challenges

Streamlined solutions for complex challenges

We deliver process improvements with minimal disruption to help you navigate a wide array of regulatory challenges.



We use advanced tools to help you manage controlled exports within the U.S., and robust processes to help identify transactions that may violate U.S. and other sanctions regimes.

What sets us apart

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Steven Brotherton
U.S. & Global Export Controls & Sanctions Leader, KPMG US
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Amie Ahanchian
Principal, Trade & Customs, KPMG US

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