Do You Know Your Customer? Strategies to Avoid Costly Fines When Doing Business Abroad

Broadcast Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
CLE Administrative Law
David Hardin
Eric H. Cottrell
Matthew Goldstein
Andrew Edlefsen
Kathleen Little


About Miller Chevalier

The pursuit of international business is always coupled with the obligation to ensure compliance with a host of U.S. and multilateral legal regimes – export controls and economic sanctions, anti-corruption laws, customs laws, anti-boycott laws, anti-money laundering laws, and key elements of the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Acts – that follow companies, their employees, agents, and sometimes affiliates wherever business leads them. Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, D.C. law firm with significant knowledge and experience with those laws and the agencies that administer them. In particular, our lawyers have been heavily involved in the major regulatory and enforcement developments of the last few years and have great depth in export control and sanction regulations, policies, and processes, including the laws requiring third party screening and due diligence. Miller & Chevalier is a trusted partner to clients in the United States and around the world, providing solutions to their most complex problems and advice that enables clients to seize new opportunities.


About Parker Poe

Parker Poe is a full-service business law firm with more than 200 attorneys and is among the largest and most respected firms in our home states of North Carolina and South Carolina, where we have five offices located in the both state capital cities and the states’ major business centers. Our distinct practice areas provide comprehensive counsel and services in matters including business law, litigation, employment, intellectual property, health care, government and public policy, tax, environmental, banking and finance, and real estate.


Our clients include a variety of multinational, foreign and domestic clients, both public and private. We are equipped to serve a wide range of industries including automotive, banking and capital markets, biotechnology, chemical, building products, energy, equipment sales and rentals, financial services, food services, franchising and distribution, health care, information technology, insurance, motorsports, pharmaceuticals, retail, steel, telecommunications, textiles, transportation, and textiles. We offer clients creative, responsive and aggressive legal strategies as well as a broad portfolio of legal services.


About Matthew A. Goldstein, PLLC

Matthew A. Goldstein, PLLC is a law firm focused in the area of U.S. export controls and economic sanctions compliance for exporters of military, homeland security, dual-use, and purely commercial items and technologies.


About U.S. Commercial Service | U.S. Department of Commerce

The U.S. Commercial Service is the export promotion arm of the U.S. Dept of Commerce, and we provide a myriad of export/int’l related assistance and resources. With 107 offices in the U.S. and a presence in embassies/consulates in over 70 countries, our mission is to get U.S. products and services into foreign markets. Our range of help includes market research, international partnering, advocacy, etc.

About Vinson & Elkins L.L.P

Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., a global law firm with 16 offices in the United States, Asia, and Europe.