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The Bass, Berry & Sims International Trade practice represents both public and private businesses, ranging from companies with minor operations outside the United States to large corporations with a vast international presence. With international trade matters tightly linked to ever-changing U.S. foreign policy, our team provides clients with essential – and current – guidance to help them understand and meet their obligations.


We represent clients in sensitive matters regarding potential violations of U.S. law, including issues related to economic sanctions (OFAC), exports (DDTC and the ITAR; BIS and the EAR) and imports (CBP), anti-bribery (the FCPA, DOJ and SEC), anti-boycott regulations (OAC and Treasury), and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). 


Clients rely on us for a wide range of services including:

  • Developing risk-based compliance strategies and advising on day-to-day compliance questions
  • Crafting and implementing policies and procedures
  • Supporting due diligence, assisting with strategy, and drafting language to complete international M&A and other transactions
  • Conducting and managing compliance audits
  • Creating compliance process improvements and remediation
  • Overseeing internal investigations
  • Making notifications, disclosures, and other submissions to the government
  • Advising in government investigations
  • Negotiating with government agencies on settlements and penalties

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International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

Thaddeus R McBride
Thaddeus R McBride
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