International Law

Our International Law group offers a world of experience, providing legal counsel and services to US-based business entities, international joint ventures, and strategic alliances. Our counsel covers the entire spectrum of international trade and investment client endeavors in different parts of the world.

Our International Group is comprised of attorneys with international experience and practice, who are also assigned to the Firm’s Corporate, Tax, Banking, Real Estate, and Intellectual Property Groups. Among the languages spoken fluently by our attorneys are Spanish, Hebrew, French, Mandarin Chinese, and Swedish. Two of our attorneys are former members of the US Foreign Service Department. We have represented clients in Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, England, EU, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mongolia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden and Thailand.

Our experience providing counsel and services to our clients operating in the world marketplace includes:

  • US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Record Keeping and Internal Accounting Control Provisions
  • The International Anti-Bribery and Fair Competition Act of 1988
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Officials in International Business Transactions
  • The OAS Inter-American Convention Against Licensing Corruption
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • International Business and Technology Transfer
  • Trade Secrets and Technology Protection
  • The Licensing and Transfer of Technology Internationally
  • Foreign Antitrust Statutes
  • Tax Implications of Licensing
  • The Paris Convention
  • Madrid System or Protocol
  • Community Trade Mark System
  • Berne Convention
  • World Intellectual Property Organization
  • World Trade Organization
  • Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
  • International Joint Ventures
  • International Strategic Alliances
  • Establishment of Free Economic Trade Zones
  • International Gaming
  • Foreign Acquisitions, Capital Investments, Debt and Equity Financing
  • Establishment of Wholly Owned Foreign Subsidiaries
  • Due Diligence Investigations
  • Negotiating International Transactions
  • Negotiating Agreements with Foreign Governments
  • Ensuring Compliance with Foreign Law & Regulations
  • Dealings with Foreign Legal Counsel and Representation
  • United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
  • The US Export Trading Company Act of 1982
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • The U.N. Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards
  • General Agreement on Trade and Terms

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