Happy Holidays from Washington DC!

Akrivis wishes its clients and friends a safe and festive holiday season

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Managing Business During #Covid19

Businesses face mounting challenges as the global coronavirus pandemic interrupts operations and supply chains. Read our alert for suggestions and ideas as to how to manage this crisis.

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Akrivis Secures Removal of Technology Links from U.S. Entity List

Prominent Pakistani company settles year-long designation by U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS)

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U.S. Trade & National Security Law Compliance

From sanctions, export control, customs, and anti-corruption compliance to enforcement, Akrivis is a go-to U.S. law firm for international trade matters.

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OFAC Penalizes Two Foreign Banks in One Week for U.S. Sanctions Violations: Key Takeaways
Cases underscore possible heightened enforcement against foreign financial institutions January 6, 2021 Akrivis Client Alert – OFAC Bank PenaltiesDownload Farhad Alavi Partner The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of …
WorldECR article co-authored by Partner Farhad Alavi offers lessons on removal from the U.S. BIS Entity List and Japan’s METI End-User List
WorldECR (Export Control Review), a premier trade publication based in London, last month published an article co-authored by Akrivis Law Group, PLLC Partner Farhad Alavi and Daisuke Takahashi of Shinwa …
OFAC’s $4.1 Million Penalty on Berkshire Hathaway Subsidiary: Why it Matters
Farhad AlaviManaging Partner The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced on October 20 that it was imposing a $4.1 million penalty against Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire Hathaway …
Handling Financial Commitment Restructuring in the Pandemic
One of the greatest challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID pandemic is how businesses, large and small, can handle ongoing contractual commitments when the business climate has changed.  There …
Partner Farhad Alavi on Turkey’s TRT World Discussing the USPS/Mail-In Voting Scandal
August 17, 2020. Partner Farhad Alavi was interviewed on TRT World, Turkey's 24-hour English language news channel on Sunday, August 16, regarding the recent controversies surrounding the U.S. Postal Service …
U.S. Government Agencies Issue Joint Xinjiang Supply Chain Advisory
On July 1, the U.S. Departments of State, the Treasury, Commerce, and Homeland Security issued a detailed advisory (the “Advisory”). This is in response to the various types of regulatory exposure …