The international movement of goods and services can be a complex and overwhelming experience. Goods and services entering or leaving the United States are covered by several hundred federal laws, regulations and international treaties that are administered by more than 40 federal agencies. In addition, merchandise and services may be subject to additional state and local laws and regulations.
Failure to understand or meet these requirements can result in delays, seizures, monetary penalties, liquidated damages claims and/or criminal prosecution. As such, it is imperative that companies adequately assess and address their legal responsibilities.
Our attorneys are well versed in the interpretation of such laws and regulations and possess the experience necessary to comprehensively advise clients with regard to a myriad of trade-related issues. These qualifications are vital in helping clients avoid potential pitfalls and achieve their global business goals.
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