The attorneys of our International Practice Group have world-class experience in handling international business issues and counseling clients from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups and sole proprietors looking to do business beyond the United States. We assist clients by proactively identifying and mitigating the risks associated with conducting business internationally.
Our proficiency in international law is strengthened by the skill and expertise of our Litigation, Corporate, Regulatory, Intellectual Property and Immigration Practice Groups.
Through our collaborative approach between groups, we provide comprehensive legal service to our clients in a variety of matters, including:
Cross-border agreements and transactions
International licensing agreements
Structuring of international business divisions and subsidiaries
U.S. export compliance
Supply chain management and oversight
Our team has broad experience in counseling and advising clients on issues related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Our experience covers all stages of workplace investigations, third-party investigations, government investigations, and criminal prosecutions.
We counsel clients in all aspects of creating and implementing a compliance program, including:
Conducting corporate risk assessments
Educating corporate executives
Developing corporate governance policies
Implementing compliance procedures and internal controls
Developing training programs and training employees
Vetting third parties
Reviewing contracts and negotiating reps and warranties
Auditing existing programs