Global Trade Controls

In today’s global economy, ensuring compliance with trade and export controls is a critical part of doing business. We advise clients on critical trade issues in support of their efforts to navigate new paths to growth.

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A Sophisticated Approach to Global Trade Compliance

Our lawyers advise clients on the full spectrum of global trade issues, including international economic embargoes and trade sanctions (OFAC, BIS, State Department), export controls, technology transfer restrictions (EAR, ITAR), foreign investment reviews (CFIUS, Team Telecom), national security regulations (NISPOM), anti-boycott regulations, and customs matters.

Client Successes

Represented senior executives of BNP Paribas S.A. (France) in U.S. sanctions matters before U.S. DOJ, OFAC, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, Federal Reserve and the Comptroller of the Currency, New York County District Attorney’s Office, and the New York Department of Financial Services.

Assisted a top U.S. defense contractor in conducting a global investigation and disclosure of International Traffic in Arms Regulations issues pertaining to dual nationality of employees in multiple foreign locations.

Represent a U.K. financial institution in a confidential investigation regarding alleged breaches of U.S., U.K., EU, and UN sanctions laws

Industry Recognition

  • Partner Scott Flicker was named a leading lawyer for Nationwide International Trade: CFIUS Experts and Export Controls & Economic Sanctions in Chambers USA


  • Our lawyers regularly practice before the U.S. International Trade Commission in Section 337 proceedings involving alleged intellectual property infringement as well as in trade remedy proceedings.
  • We help our clients develop and implement compliance programs and technology plans and regularly represent clients before relevant U.S. government agencies.
  • Our team conducts audits and internal investigations, structures and engages in due diligence for cross-border transactions, and facilitates compliance in connection with business transactions, strategic acquisitions, and debt and equity offerings.