Our International attorneys serve in the major international markets, including Europe, Latin America and Asia, providing domestic and overseas clients with counsel informed on a wide range of cross-border transactions and trade matters.
We deliver the solution, no matter where, when or in which currency.
We work from our global offices and with a network of local counsel in countries across the globe to assure prompt, effective service. We also have international initiatives focused on areas where we don’t have offices, such as South Asia, Israel, Africa and Europe.
Lawyers from nearly all of our practice areas have an international component to their work, handling matters for clients across the world, including:
Since 1999, Nixon Peabody has been a member of TerraLex®, a selective international network of more than 15,000 lawyers from 155 leading independent law firms located in 100 countries. This membership gives us access to lawyers who have familiarity with local business customs and practices, as well as the right regional connections and depth of jurisdictional knowledge. This membership affords us the opportunity to consult and work with a vast network of legal counsel throughout the world who have been pre-screened by a respected organization.
Econerre | March 24, 2020
Chicago Corporate partner Charles Bernardini wrote this contributed article for an Italian publication discussing which Italian subsidiaries in the United States may be eligible for disaster loans from the Small Business Administration.
Rochester Business Journal | February 21, 2020
Rochester Corporate partner Jeremy Wolk authored this column about how employers with business operations in China are responding to the coronavirus outbreak and related travel restrictions. The article is based on an alert by Hong Kong Corporate partner David Cheng, Los Angeles Labor and Employment partner Benjamin Kim, San Francisco Labor and Employment senior counsel Jeffrey Tanenbaum and associate Rachel Conn, and Director of Global Strategies David Kaufman
San Francisco Chronicle | February 07, 2020
This article quotes Director of Global Strategies David Kaufman discussing the enormous supply chain impact from the lockdown of manufacturing and high-tech hub Wuhan, China, and its surrounding region.
The Wall Street Journal | February 03, 2020
This article quotes San Francisco Labor and Employment associate Rachel Conn discussing how employers are reacting to a wave of travel cancellations, store closures, and supply chain disruptions caused by the spread of coronavirus. Click here to read the article.
Bloomberg Radio | January 31, 2020
Boston Labor and Employment partner David Rosenthal joined Baystate Business to discuss coronavirus, the flu, and the importance of employers having written communicable illness policies.
China Daily | July 26, 2019
This article quotes Director of Global Strategies David Kaufman on the outlook for cross-border investment between the United States and China, which is likely to include a reduced focus on high tech but new opportunities in tourism, travel and education.
Buffalo Business First | June 10, 2019
In this article, Buffalo Complex Commercial Disputes counsel Ben Dwyer discusses how Canada’s approach to data privacy differs from the United States’, and how that impacts cross-border sharing of consumers’ personal information.
UnionCamere Informa | April 24, 2019
Chicago Corporate partner Charles Bernardini wrote this article, originally in Italian, discussing the phenomenon of Italian companies setting up assembly and production in the United States, and the economic incentives available to attract them.
Wolters Kluwer’s Fiscalità Commercio Internazionale | February 12, 2019
In this contributed article to Wolters Kluwer’s Italian business publication, Chicago Corporate partners Chuck Bernardini and Frank Emmons discuss state and federal tax, customs and corporate considerations for an Italian manufacturer exporting plants, equipment and machinery to the USA, particularly whether to do so directly or through a U.S. subsidiary.
The Orange County Register | July 26, 2018
Director of Global Strategies David Kaufman is quoted in this article discussing how the fraught relationship between the U.S. and China is altering the business landscape. “There is tension between the United States and China and that’s really affected the size of the deals that are going on,” he said.
Law.com | July 04, 2018
The arrival of partner John Maguire to Nixon Peabody CWL in Hong Kong is mentioned in this article.
Buffalo Business First | May 18, 2018
Providence corporate counsel Courtney New is quoted in this article asking business immigration practitioners about the top issues facing their clients as the federal government has clamped down on U.S. companies attempting to hire foreign workers.
Disrupt Africa | October 26, 2017
This article mentions Nixon Peabody for advising West African solar company PEG Africa on a multi-currency syndicated loan to develop solar energy and reliable electricity in the region.
Franchise Law Journal | August 31, 2017
Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Kendal Tyre, public company transactions associate Pierce Han and IP litigation associate Nia Newton authored this article about the due-diligence first steps that franchising systems should take when expanding internationally.
NPR’s All Things Considered | August 28, 2017
Our Justice Bus pro bono project in Los Angeles was featured in an audio segment on “All Things Considered.”
Immigration Alert | 03.17.20
Immigration Alert | 03.12.20
OSHA Alert | 02.03.20
Asia-Pacific Alert | 01.28.20
Asia-Pacific Alert | 01.27.20
Data Privacy | 01.27.20
Asia-Pacific Alert | 01.23.20
Asia-Pacific Alert | 01.21.20
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