Our business attorneys have a wide range of experience providing sound business counsel regarding our clients' international operations. We partner with the International Lawyers Network, a network of more than 5,000 attorneys in 70 countries and six continents.
Global Business Support
Our attorneys have in-depth, relevant experience representing and counseling clients in a variety of international business transactions. Our international transaction experience includes the establishment and dissolution of joint ventures and strategic alliances between U.S. and foreign business entities; the establishment and termination of distributors and sales agents in numerous foreign countries; all types of transactions for the cross-border purchase and sale of goods and services; establishment of foreign subsidiaries; and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. From a geographic perspective, our experience includes assisting clients in virtually every area of the world, including the European Community, Asia (including China and India), Canada, Mexico, South and Central America, the Middle East, and parts of Africa.
We work proactively with clients to identify and apply U.S. laws and regulations affecting international trade, including:
Our attorneys also have experience applying foreign laws and regulations affecting trade, such as European Union competition laws and customs regulations.
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
- Export controls
- Export licensing
- Anti-boycott laws
- Economic sanctions
- U.S. customs matters and compliance
- NAFTA regulations
- Anti-dumping/countervailing duty laws