Jon Cowley

Jon is a member of Baker McKenzie’s Hong Kong office. His practice focuses on Asia-Pacific customs and trade matters, including controversy and audit support, duty and indirect tax planning, supply chain structuring and trade compliance advice. He concentrates on the laws, regulations and international agreements governing the cross-border movement of products, technology and services, including customs, free trade agreements, export controls, sanctions, and other cross-border regulatory regimes. In prior in-house and external roles, Jon focused on customs duty and indirect tax planning, controversy and audit support, strategic supply chain planning, and trade compliance program enhancement.

Jon returned to Baker McKenzie after spending five years as Assistant General Counsel for Customs and International Trade at a major consumer product company, where he advised the business on trade and customs issues globally. He was previously a member of Baker McKenzie’s International Trade Controversies and Planning practice in Hong Kong, where he assisted multinational companies with China customs, export control, encryption, indirect tax and cross-border regulatory matters. Earlier in his career, Jon was a trade advisor with consulting firms in Silicon Valley and Chicago.