Sanctions related to Russia and Ukraine
Helps clients to navigate OFAC’s regulations with regard to Ukraine- and Russia-related sanctions. This includes screening entities against the SDN and SSI lists, advising on the applicability of directives, and identifying available general licenses.
Data breach notification — no-action letter
Assisted with data breach notifications to consumers, credit agencies, and attorneys general in more than 30 states. Secured a no-action letter, despite a delay of more than 100 days, closing an attorney general’s preliminary investigation. The breach had been caused by a ransomware attack on a B2B electronics manufacturer.
Secured clearance from CFIUS of a U.S. manufacturer’s acquisition by a foreign entity. The manufacturer’s technology and products were controlled under both EAR and ITAR.
Regularly conduct privileged screenings of business partners for compliance with OFAC-administered sanctions programs. Screened entities include those in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Guided multiple clients through the process of registering with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls for the purpose of exporting defense articles controlled under ITAR.
Training in international-trade compliance
Conducted training sessions for clients’ key personnel in compliance with international-trade regulations. Topics included import and export controls (EAR and ITAR); sanctions programs (OFAC); foreign direct investment (CFIUS, BEA, and AFIDA); and data-privacy regulations (GDPR).