Companies increasingly operate in a complex environment of laws and governmental regulations based on national security and foreign policy considerations. These regulations complicate efforts to consummate investment, export, and other commercial transactions, particularly cross-border ones. Moreover, companies face difficulty in obtaining market access for their products and services, particularly in markets where governments participate significantly in the economy.

We have experience in virtually all areas of international trade and investment regulation. Our lawyers have served in senior positions at the Department of Commerce and the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). We regularly assist clients in consummating transactions, obtaining market access, and ensuring ongoing compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Areas of Concentration

Investment and Transaction Clearance

Export Controls, Economic Sanctions, and Antiboycott Rules

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Other Anti-Corruption Measures

Trade Policy and Market Access

Security Agreements / Team Telecom



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