Compliance & Advisory

Counsel a major Asian financial institution’s operations in three countries on U.S. sanctions compliance issues

Develop a trade compliance program for a major global retail chain with over $1 billion annual revenue from the ground up

Counsel a U.S.-based telecommunications operator on U.S. sanctions regulations

Advise U.S. corporations on reducing the risk of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) liability in the Middle East and India

Counsel a major Japanese company on U.S. Customs regulations

Advise a major Middle Eastern food & beverage producer on the impact of U.S. sanctions laws on its overseas operations

Collaborate with a major multinational investigations firm to assist a U.S. exporter in bank-mandated due diligence on potential African counterparty

Trade Enforcement & Funds Transfer Issues

Akrivis Law Group Trade Compliance

Represent clients on responses to OFAC Administrative Subpoenas relating to potential violations

Secure delisting of a major distributor of western & Japanese industrial equipment in Pakistan from the U.S. BIS Entity List

Advise companies in Russia and the UAE facing difficulties processing lawful U.S. Dollar transfers through international financial institutions

Represent clients before screening and due diligence solutions companies (e.g., Refinitiv) to revise outdated and/or inaccurate database entries

International Corporate & Financial Regulatory

Akrivis Law - International Practice

Advise U.S. luxury housewares importer on agreements with vendors in Europe and Asia

Help an Asian client recover delinquent payment from a U.S. principal after nearly 2 years

Represent European-based media company enlarge its U.S. footprint, including corporate restructuring and handling general U.S. contracts and related matter

Advise Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC)-registered entities on U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) obligations

Counsel U.S. client on joint venture with European entities for a specialized tertiary care medical center in the Middle East

Advise a U.S. exporter on debt recovery in Angola

Draft agency contracts for U.S. company’s foreign representatives

Counsel a foreign-based client on expatriation (voluntary relinquishment of U.S. nationality)