Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prohibits the bribery of foreign officials to get or keep business. The scope of permissible conduct is vague, and conducting business with foreign governments requires careful planning and special expertise. Our qualified’s experience in this area includes:

  • Due Diligence and Documentation of Agent Relationships
  • Dubious Payment Questions
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Developing Internal Compliance Procedures

Compliance Programs

We have designed and developed compliance programs and procedures under various laws including:

  • Customs Modernization Act
  • Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
  • International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Antidumping Compliance

Our qualified lawyers conduct diagnostic reviews of clients’ operations, and design and implement customized compliance procedures. Our primary goal is to achieve compliance with minimal impact on our clients’ business operations.

Section 337 Proceedings

Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 prohibits the importation and sale of products that infringe U.S. patents, copyrights and registered trademarks. Our qualified’s international trade and intellectual property rights attorneys have successfully defended foreign clients in 337 proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Other Corporate Trade Issues

Companies doing business internationally frequently encounter problems and opportunities that involve more than one area of the law. Examples of issues that may need attention include:

  • Exon-Florio Issues
  • Employment of Foreign Nationals
  • Due diligence in International Mergers and Acquisitions

Our qualified’s trade lawyers draw upon experience in both government and private practice. Our attorneys provide effective and credible representation before the Departments of Commerce, State, Treasury, the U.S. Customs Service, the U.S. International Trade Commission and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, as well as before the U.S. Congress and in the federal courts.

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