As companies increasingly do business on a global scale, they face new challenges with export control and sanctions compliance.
Our clients encounter regulatory complexities shipping or transferring goods, software, technology and services across national borders; engaging in global M&A activity; outsourcing patent applications abroad; and giving non-U.S. employees access to information.
Restrictions can even apply to purely domestic transfers (“deemed exports”).
We help clients overcome hurdles and delays that hinder transactions and advise on obtaining authorizations and using license exceptions. We also assist in developing export compliance programs that minimize the risk of export control violations.
Our counsel concerning U.S. export controls and sanctions includes issues involving:
Our team conducts internal investigations, prepares voluntary disclosures and defends against civil and criminal enforcement actions. We also conduct due diligence and assist in negotiating language for clients engaged in global M&A activity to avoid violations of U.S. export controls and sanctions.
Export Compliance Daily | February 03, 2020
This article, which addresses sanctions enforcement by the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and related questions from industry stakeholders, includes commentary from Boston Corporate partner Alexandra Lopez-Casero and Government Investigations and White Collar Defense partner Rob Fisher from their webinar hosted by the Massachusetts Export Council on January 30.
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