The “excellent” Matt Butter garners widespread plaudits for his impressive work conducting rigorous internal investigations and audits relating to international trade matters.
Matt Butter is a Managing Associate in Addleshaw Goddard's Global Investigations team, based in London. Matt's practice is focused on outbound trade compliance issues, in particular international sanctions and export controls. Matt also advises clients on the prevention of bribery and corruption, money laundering and other supply chain compliance risks.
Matt has extensive experience advising clients in relation to complex international sanctions issues, including for example in relation to Cuba, Iran, Russia, Syria and Venezuela. He also advises on all aspects of export licensing requirements for military and dual-use items, including day-to-day compliance, export classification, licensing and end-use controls. Matt regularly acts for FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and other multinationals, supporting in-house teams to develop and implement effective internal compliance programmes.
Matt supports clients across a range of industry sectors, including oil and gas, defence, aerospace, industrial manufacturing, chemicals, advanced materials, pharmaceuticals and financial services.
Matt is the UK representative of the European Association of Trade and Investment Controls and Compliance Attorneys (AT+ICA) and has contributed to leading industry publications including World Export Controls Review and World Trade Controls.