Byron Maniatis has experience working on many high-profile trade defence investigations in the EU and other jurisdictions. Byron practices in the areas of WTO, EU trade, export controls, customs law, national security investment screening analyses and EU and Belgian competition law. He has assisted clients in EU trade defence investigations and in a wide variety of other trade matters such as WTO dispute settlement and trade negotiations. He also has worked with clients in matters before EU institutions and EU courts.
Byron has successfully assisted several clients in anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations, assisted a WTO member in disputes before panels and the Appellate Body, and has assisted several clients in EU court proceedings. In addition, Byron has handled EU export control matters such as restrictions on dual-use goods, economic sanctions and other restrictive measures adopted by the EU; FDI screening analyses in the context of complex multijurisdictional transactions; and EU customs law and customs issues arising under free trade agreements.
Byron has also been actively involved in Jones Day pro bono initiatives. He has helped set up a pro bono project whereby Jones Day lawyers provide first instance assistance to refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos.