The best defense for FCPA violations requires awareness and compliance. From defending companies and executives to advising on and developing comprehensive compliance programs, we can assist in all such matters within the United States or abroad.
Assisting institutional and individual high net worth clients with reporting and enforcement of domestic and international holdings. The international business arena has created a highly complex legal tax structure for individuals and corporations who operate across borders.
Leveraging our in-depth knowledge of the Iranian business and legal landscape and our internationally recognized sanctions compliance practice, we are able to provide clients with clarity on what kind of business they can legally do with Iran and how to enter the Iranian market in an effective, optimal manner.
We can assist in all facets of complex litigation. Our lawyers’ strategy is to help you obtain an optimal outcome, be it in civil litigation, white collar defense, IEEPA/OFAC defense, tax controversy, or data privacy as efficiently as possible.
Whether you want to set up a business in the District of Columbia or enter into a complex joint venture with overseas partners, Akrivis Law Group can help.
Compliance, Licensing, and Litigation Defense Across Critical Regulatory Facets of International Trade.
Senior Counsel Eric Ubias to Moderate Panel on Cryptocurrency at Hispanic National Bar Association Conference
15 March, 2018
March 15, 2018. Akrivis Law Group, PLLC Senior Counsel Eric N. Ubias will be moderating a panel at at the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) annual Corporate Counsel Conference in San Francisco on March 16 on blockchain and cryptocurrency. The panel, titled “Bitcoins & Blockchains & Cryptotechs, oh my! Demystifying the World of Virtual Currency Continue Reading
Akrivis to Co-Host Trade-Based Financial Crimes Symposium in Washington
27 September, 2017
Akrivis Law Group, PLLC is pleased to be co-hosting a Trade-Based Financial Crimes Symposium on Thursday, September 28, 2017 with the George Mason Antonin Scalia Law School’s Journal of International Commercial Law. This event will bring together practitioner panelists, who will discuss bank fraud and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement issues. Panelists include Akrivis Continue Reading
Farhad Alavi on NPR’s All Things Considered on Boeing’s Intended Sales to Iran
20 September, 2017
Managing Partner Farhad Alavi appeared on National Public Radio’s (NPR) All Things Considered today, September 20, 2017, on a piece concerning the potential impact the Trump Administration’s Iran policy could have on commercial aircraft manufacturer Boeing’s intended sales to that country. Mr. Alavi regularly advises clients around the world ranging from major multinationals to high net Continue Reading
Farhad Alavi Quotes by New York Times on Iran-Renault Agreement
10 August, 2017
April 14, 2014. Akrivis Law Group, PLLC Managing Partner Farhad Alavi was quoted in an article in The New York Times regarding the deal announced on August 7 between French automaker Renault and Iran Khodro Co., Iran’s largest automotive manufacturer. This article, titled Iran Reaches Deal With Renault Despite New U.S. Sanctions, addresses the influx Continue Reading
Akrivis Scores Major Victory in Massive Sanctions Penalty Case
26 May, 2017
Federal appellate court rules in a case of critical significance to the trade compliance community Click here for a PDF version of this alert. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled today in favor of our client Epsilon Electronics, Inc., in a case against the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Continue Reading