Charles De Jager, Counsel Brussels
cdejager@crowell.com
Phone: +32.2.214.2822
7, Rue Joseph Stevens
Brussels, B - 1000
Belgium

Charles De Jager is a counsel in the Brussels office of Crowell & Moring. He has more than 15 years of experience as an attorney in international trade, dispute resolution, regulatory law, and government affairs. He has practiced law in Brussels and Washington, D.C., and has worked for the Delegation of the European Union to the United States. Immediately before joining Crowell & Moring, Charles was a dispute settlement lawyer in the Rules Division of the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization.

Throughout his time in practice, Charles has advised private companies, industry associations, and sovereign governments on a variety of market access and regulatory compliance matters resolved through a combination of legal analysis and policy argumentation. He has particular experience in the areas of international disputes, export controls and economic sanctions, trade remedies, and product regulation.

Over the years, Charles has worked with clients in a range of industries (including agriculture, aviation, chemicals, electronics, energy, pharmaceuticals, and steel) and jurisdictions (including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, the European Union, the Gulf States, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, and the U.S.).

Charles is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia and a graduate of Brown University, Fordham University School of Law, the College of Europe (Bruges), and Georgetown University Law Center. He is also an accredited mediator and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb). He has published, presented, and taught throughout Europe, the U.S., and Asia.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia



Highlights, News & Knowledge


Speeches & Presentations

  • "This Year in Trade - Fall Update," Crowell & Moring Webinar (October 8, 2015). Presenters: Adelicia R. Cliffe, Paul Davies, Charles De Jager, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, Lindsay Denault, Frances P. Hadfield, Aaron Marx, Glen G. McGorty, James (J.J.) Saulino, and Alexander H. Schaefer.
  • "Complying with Global Encryption Controls – European Encryption Control Regimes," Second ACI Summit on Export Controls Compliance, Singapore (2011). Presenter: Charles De Jager.
  • "EU Export Controls – Key Requirements to Build into Your Global Export Compliance Program," 14th Forum on Global Export Controls Compliance, Washington, D.C. (2011). Presenter: Charles De Jager.
  • "Recent Developments in International Trade Affecting Turkish Steel Producers," SBB Steel Focus Conference, Istanbul (2011). Presenter: Charles De Jager.
  • "Transfers of Technology under US and European Export Control Rules," Client CLE Seminar, Washington, D.C. (2009). Presenter: Charles De Jager.
  • "Transport Sector Opportunities in the European Union – An Introduction to Compliance with the EU Trade Rules," TechInnov Euro-India Transportation Systems Conference, Metz (2009). Presenter: Charles De Jager.
  • "Current EU Natural Gas Politics: Increasing EU Demand for Non-Russian Natural Gas," Hart Energy Conference on Translating the Profit Overseas: Unconventional Gas Opportunities in Europe, Houston, Texas (2009). Presenter: Charles De Jager.
  • "New Developments in EU Product Safety Regulation and Recalls," Client CLE Seminar, Los Angeles, CA (2008). Presenter: Charles De Jager.


Publications

  • The International Trade Law Review, Chapter 13, United States (2016). Authors: Alexander H. Schaefer, Charles De Jager, and Benjamin Blase Caryl.
  • "Brexit: UK Trades Bargaining Power for Autonomy," Law360 (June 30, 2016). Authors: Charles De Jager, David (Dj) Wolff, and Gordon McAllister.
  • "TTIP Won't Come Easy On Either Side Of The Atlantic," Law360 (May 19, 2016). Authors: Paul Davies and Charles De Jager.
  • "Regulatory Forecast 2016: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year," a Crowell & Moring LLP publication (January 2016). Contributor.
  • "Global Compliance, Ethics, and Crisis Management," Crowell & Moring's Regulatory Forecast 2016 (January 2016). Contributors: Cari N. Stinebower, Peter Eyre, Ryan C. Tisch, Jeffrey L. Poston, Grégoire Ryelandt, Charles De Jager, Larry Boggs, and Patricia L. Wu.
  • "New 'Utilization' Duty on Vehicles Infringes International Trade Law," The Moscow Times (2012). Co-Author: Charles De Jager.
  • "Imposition and Collection of Antidumping Duties," Article 9, WTO Antidumping Agreement, Max Planck Commentaries on World Trade Law – WTO Trade Remedies (Rüdiger Wolfrum and Peter-Tobias Stoll, eds.) (2008). Author: Charles De Jager.
  • "Imposition and Collection of Countervailing Duties," Article 19, WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, Max Planck Commentaries on World Trade Law – WTO Trade Remedies (Rüdiger Wolfrum and Peter-Tobias Stoll, eds.) (2008). Author: Charles De Jager.
  • International Law Office Product Liability Newsletter, contributor (2007-2008).
  • "Boeing-Airbus Ceasefire – More Peaceful Times Ahead in EU-US Trade Relations?" The European Lawyer (2005). Co-Author: Charles De Jager.
  • "The European Union's Automatic Extension of Antidumping Measures to Its Ten New Member States – Not without a Fight This Time?" International Trade Law & Regulation (2004). Co-Author: Charles De Jager.
  • "Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism: The New Security Environment," Canadian International Lawyer (2003). Co-Author: Charles De Jager.
  • "The European Union's Position on Agriculture after the WTO Appellate Body's Decision in Beef Hormones," Reconciling Environment and Trade (E. B. Weiss and J. H. Jackson, eds.) (2001). Author: Charles De Jager.
  • "Antibribery Principles in Foreign Government Procurements," Government Contract Audit Report (2000). Co-Author: Charles De Jager.
  • CCH Competition Law Reporter, contributor (1997-1998).
  • "The Development of Regulatory Standards for Gene Therapy in the European Union," 18 Fordham Int’l L.J. 1303 (1995). Author: Charles De Jager.
  • "Prices, Quality Irk General Counsels: Report of Survey on Outside Lawyers," 210 N.Y.L.J. 1 (1993). Co-Author: Charles De Jager.


Client Alerts & Newsletters

  • "This Month in International Trade — October 2016," International Trade Bulletin (November 3, 2016). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Christopher Monahan, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, David (Dj) Wolff, Mariana Pendás, Daniel Cannistra, Charles De Jager, Alexander H. Schaefer, Danielle Giffuni, Kelly T. Currie, James (J.J.) Saulino, Alan W. H. Gourley
  • "This Month in International Trade — September 2016," International Trade Bulletin (October 11, 2016). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Adrian Jones, Ian A. Laird, Charles De Jager, John Laird, Gordon McAllister, Aaron Marx, Cari N. Stinebower, David (Dj) Wolff, Mariana Pendás, Daniel Cannistra, Alexander H. Schaefer, Robert L. LaFrankie, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Gail D. Zirkelbach, Jason M. Crawford, Paul Davies, Danie Beukman, Christopher Monahan
  • "Legal Considerations for the U.K.’s Investment and Trade Treaties After Brexit," Brexit Update (September 28, 2016). Contacts: Adrian Jones, Ian A. Laird, Charles De Jager, John Laird
  • "This Month in International Trade - August 2016," International Trade Bulletin (September 8, 2016). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Aaron Marx, Jini Koh, Paul Davies, David (Dj) Wolff, Alexander H. Schaefer, Daniel Cannistra, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Charles De Jager, Kate Clemans, Patricia L. Wu, Ryan MacFarlane, Michael E. Schmitz, Andrew Blasi, Tracy T. Huang, Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, Mariana Pendás, Adeoye O. Johnson
  • "This Month in International Trade - July 2016," International Trade Bulletin (August 4, 2016). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Charles De Jager, David (Dj) Wolff, Paul Davies, Gordon McAllister, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Adrian Jones, George D. Ruttinger, Edward Norman, Diego Noesen, Flip Petillion, Jeffrey L. Poston, Emmanuel Plasschaert, Jeane A. Thomas, Evan D. Wolff, Robin B. Campbell, Frederik Van Remoortel, Cari N. Stinebower, Carlton Greene, Mariana Pendás, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Jenny E. Cieplak, Matthew B. Welling, Daniel Cannistra, Alexander H. Schaefer, Ian A. Laird, Eduardo Mathison, James (J.J.) Saulino, Warren Lehrenbaum, Preetha Chakrabarti
  • "This Month in International Trade - June 2016," International Trade Bulletin (July 11, 2016). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Charles De Jager, David (Dj) Wolff, Gordon McAllister, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Jini Koh, Aaron Marx, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Jeffrey L. Poston, Emmanuel Plasschaert, Jeane A. Thomas, Evan D. Wolff, Robin B. Campbell, Frederik Van Remoortel, Alan W. H. Gourley, Cari N. Stinebower, Carlton Greene, Adelicia R. Cliffe, Christopher Monahan, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, Mariana Pendás, Ian A. Laird, Eduardo Mathison, James (J.J.) Saulino
  • "International Trade Implications of Brexit – What Companies Should Do Now," International Trade Bulletin (June 27, 2016). Contacts: Charles De Jager, David (Dj) Wolff, Gordon McAllister, Jeffrey L. Snyder
  • "This Month in International Trade - May 2016 ," International Trade Bulletin (June 9, 2016). Contacts: Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Jini Koh, Anne Elise Herold Li, Ian A. Laird, Paul Davies, Charles De Jager, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Cari N. Stinebower, Mariana Pendás, David (Dj) Wolff, Carlton Greene, Alan W. H. Gourley, Christopher Monahan, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, James (J.J.) Saulino, Kelly T. Currie, James G. Flood, Dalal Hasan, Jeffrey L. Poston, Emmanuel Plasschaert, Jeane A. Thomas, Evan D. Wolff, Robin B. Campbell, Frederik Van Remoortel
  • "This Month in International Trade - April 2016," International Trade Bulletin (May 5, 2016). Contacts: Mariana Pendás, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Jini Koh, Daniel Cannistra, Anne Elise Herold Li, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Charles De Jager, Cari N. Stinebower, David (Dj) Wolff, Carlton Greene, Christopher Monahan, Stephen M. Byers, Kelly T. Currie, Janet Levine, Thomas A. Hanusik, Alan W. H. Gourley, Glen G. McGorty, Ian A. Laird, Paul Davies
  • "This Month in International Trade - March 2016," International Trade Bulletin (April 7, 2016). Contacts: Anne Elise Herold Li, Mariana Pendás, Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Charles De Jager, David (Dj) Wolff, Christopher Monahan, James (J.J.) Saulino, Adeoye O. Johnson, Paul Davies, Ian A. Laird, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Nicholas DeLong, Aaron Marx, Alexander H. Schaefer, Wing Cheung
  • "European Commission Launches Review of EU Consumer Legislation," Advertising & Product Risk Management Alert (April 4, 2016). Contact: Charles De Jager
  • "This Month in International Trade - February 2016," International Trade Bulletin (March 8, 2016). Contacts: Mariana Pendás, Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Daniel Cannistra, Benjamin Blase Caryl, David (Dj) Wolff, Thomas A. Hanusik, Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, James (J.J.) Saulino, Adeoye O. Johnson, Christopher Monahan, Charles De Jager, Paul Davies, Ian A. Laird, Alexander H. Schaefer
  • "This Month in International Trade - January 2016," International Trade Bulletin (February 4, 2016). Contacts: Mariana Pendás, Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Daniel Cannistra, Alan W. H. Gourley, Carlton Greene, Ian A. Laird, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Cari N. Stinebower, Adelicia R. Cliffe, Charles De Jager, Jini Koh, Christopher Monahan, David (Dj) Wolff, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Cameron Prell, James (J.J.) Saulino, Paul Davies, Wing Cheung, Nicholas DeLong, Adeoye O. Johnson
  • "JCPOA: 'Implementation Day': What It Means for U.S. and Non-U.S. Business," International Trade Bulletin (January 20, 2016). Contacts: Alan W. H. Gourley, Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, Charles De Jager, David (Dj) Wolff
  • "This Month in International Trade - December 2015," International Trade Bulletin (January 7, 2016). Contacts: Mariana Pendás, Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Alan W. H. Gourley, Daniel Cannistra, Paul Davies, Thomas A. Hanusik, Alexander H. Schaefer, Melissa Morris, Ian A. Laird, Adrian Jones, Carlton Greene, Charles De Jager, Christopher Monahan, David (Dj) Wolff, James (J.J.) Saulino, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Adeoye O. Johnson
  • "This Month in International Trade - November 2015," International Trade Bulletin (December 3, 2015). Contacts: Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Alan W. H. Gourley, Dr. Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte, Ian A. Laird, Robin B. Campbell, Alexander H. Schaefer, Melissa Morris, Charles De Jager, Paul Davies, Frederik Van Remoortel, Christopher Monahan, David (Dj) Wolff, Benjamin Blase Caryl, James (J.J.) Saulino, Sarah Moens, Mariana Pendás
  • "This Month in International Trade - October 2015," International Trade Bulletin (November 5, 2015). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Dr. Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte, Charles De Jager, Daniel Cannistra, Paul Davies, Alexander H. Schaefer, Christopher Monahan, James (J.J.) Saulino, David (Dj) Wolff, Benjamin Blase Caryl
  • "This Month in International Trade - September 2015," International Trade Bulletin (October 8, 2015). Contacts: Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Daniel Cannistra, Thomas A. Hanusik, Dr. Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte, Melissa Morris, Ian A. Laird, Glen G. McGorty, Charles De Jager, Tracy T. Huang, Paul Davies, David (Dj) Wolff, Jini Koh, James (J.J.) Saulino, Benjamin Blase Caryl


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