We assist companies and enterprises around the world that wish to market and sell their products to consumers in other countries or that wish to establish subsidiaries and branches in the United States. We also assist American-based companies in doing business with foreign countries and companies.

We provide advice and guidance throughout the complex and often perplexing process of establishing a joint ventures or wholly-owned subsidiaries in the European Union countries, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Eastern European Countries, Canada, and South America. We also draw on our years of international business and legal experience to advise and represent clients in international arbitration, mediation, litigation and conciliation settings.

  • Use of insurance as guarantee in international transactions
  • Working with EXIM Bank and World Bank project funding
  • International business fraud prevention
  • International asset recovery
  • International corporate and trust formation
  • All issues related to international banking law, mode of transfers, guarantees, letter of credits (single or multi currencies), use and misuse of MT’s and other banking facilities
  • Use of international free trade zones
  • Multinational disputes
  • International alternative dispute resolutions: arbitration and mediation
  • European Union law
  • Arranging for complex international banking facilities
  • Foreign investment
  • International law agreements
  • International law transactions
  • International business development
  • International joint ventures
  • International patent and trademark registration and enforcement
  • International intellectual property disputes
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • United States Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA)
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992 of England & Wales (COGSA 92)
  • Other contracts and claims involving international law and international trade
  • Breach of contract claims involving the shipment of non-conforming goods
  • Negotiation of ocean transport contracts, including bills of lading and charter parties
  • Issues related to cross shipments
  • Disputes arising from ocean transport documents
  • Shipbuilding contracts
  • Rules of origin analysis
  • Countervailing duties
  • Anti-dumping
  • Customs classification analysis
  • FDA import rules and regulations
  • Cross-border disputes