Jason Hungerford is a US- and UK-qualified investigations and regulatory partner based in Mayer Brown’s London office. Previously based in Washington, DC, Jason advises corporates and financial institutions on economic sanctions and export controls, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering in the context of investigations, complex transactions and compliance programme development and testing.
Jason advises clients across a range of sectors, including financial services, aerospace and defence, oil and gas, mining, shipping, transportation, engineering and heavy machinery, and fast-moving consumer goods. Jason’s investigations and compliance work has included mandates in China, South-East Asia, Russia, Brazil, the United States, the Middle East, the Nordic region and throughout Europe.
Jason focuses on US and EU economic sanctions; US, UK and EU dual-use and military end-use trade controls; the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act; the UK Proceeds of Crime Act; and the UK Modern Slavery Act. In the course of his practice, Jason represents clients in related enforcement, licensing and interpretive matters before US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, HM Treasury’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation, HM Revenue and Customs, the UK Export Control Joint Unit, the US State Department and the US Commerce Department.
Jason serves on the Law Society of England and Wales’s Money Laundering Task Force as a financial sanctions adviser.