Effectively represented Irish and Northern Irish companies on all aspects of doing business in the United States, including advice on international sales, distribution agreements, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, government investment incentives, tax structuring, and intellectual property counseling.
Efficiently counseled Danish toy manufacturer on creation and operation of U.S. distribution chain.
Advised U.S. medical device manufacturer on government contracting with Caribbean basin jurisdictions.
Structured all facets a joint venture, including corporate between a Russian movie production company and a Canadian producer to shoot movies in the United States for the U.S. and international markets.
Obtained favorable export classification rulings for software company’s products, and successfully represented company on investigation by U.S. government into company’s export control program.
Successfully advised U.S. mining original equipment manufacturer (OEM) on developing and securing China-originating supply chain for drilling products, enhancing global intellectual property protection, building Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance programs and policy, and developing international product sales and distribution network.
Effectively structured Swedish multinational software company’s China operations.
Drafted and implemented FCPA policies and training per large, public companies, privately held companies, and non-profits.
Conducted due diligence on FCPA issues per companies engaged in mergers and acquisitions.
Defended executive of public company in SEC and Department of Justice FCPA investigation. No charges were filed against executive.
Successfully counseled U.S. telecommunications holding company on $300 million investment by China-based bank into company’s Mexico affiliate.