Greenberg Traurig’s Kara Bombach to Speak at C5’s U.S. Defence Trade Controls Under State and Commerce Conference

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Kara Bombach, a shareholder in the Global Trade & Investment and Export Controls practices at the Washington, D.C. office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will present at C5’s U.S. Defence Trade Controls Under State and Commerce Conference on Thursday, Jan. 21st at the Grange City Hotel in London, U.K.

Kara Bombach, a shareholder in the Global Trade & Investment and Export Controls practices at the Washington, D.C. office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will present at C5’s U.S. Defence Trade Controls Under State and Commerce Conference on Thursday, Jan. 21st at the Grange City Hotel in London, U.K.

The presentation, titled “Impact on Iranian Accord and Russian Sanctions on Defence Trade: Financial Transactions and Services,” will discuss the following topics:

  • How to balance the U.S. sanctions against Iran vs. the rest of the world lifting the sanctions
  • What are the pitfalls of doing business with Iran for aerospace/defence companies

-Exporting services
-Less than 10% threshold of U.S. product

  • How to comply with EU sanctions on Russia
  • How to ensure the buyer won’t pass the goods on to Russia

Bombach assists companies in numerous industries to lawfully export goods, technology and services around the globe. Her practice focuses on compliance with anti-corruption and anti-bribery measures (U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and OECD Convention), export control laws (EAR and ITAR), anti-boycott laws, and special sanctions (embargoes) maintained by the U.S. government (OFAC and other agencies) against various countries (including Iran, Russia, Cuba and Sudan), entities and individuals. Bombach represents clients in foreign trade-related matters before U.S. government agencies, including the Departments of Commerce, State, Treasury and Defense. She has significant experience advising clients on best practices in the development and delivery of compliance policies and procedures, training, and risk assessments, as well as executing cross-border export, sanctions and anticorruption due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, targeted internal risk assessments, and compliance investigations.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Export Controls Practice

Based in Washington, D.C., Greenberg Traurig's Export Controls team advises and represents clients on the full range of international goods, software and technology transfer issues. The attorneys have broad experience providing export controls and related regulatory counsel to both U.S. and foreign businesses. Industry-specific experience includes assisting companies in a wide range of industries such as aerospace, defense, firearms and ammunition, electronics, software and information technology, food, consumer products, biotechnology, medical device, and engineering services.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Global Trade & Investment Practice

Greenberg Traurig helps clients promote global trade and lower trade barriers. The Global Trade & Investment Practice Group works throughout numerous countries on trade policies, remedies, negotiations, disputes and other commercial issues as part of Greenberg Traurig's International Practice. The group is marked by a combination of experience and insight in strategic trade consulting and representation on issues relating to the World Trade Organization’s global trade rules. The attorneys offer strategic advice to assist clients in both sustaining and enhancing their competitiveness in the ever-changing world economy. Members of the group also have experience in the growing array of global trade dispute proceedings. The group's Global Trade Monitor blog addresses the many crucial facets of international trade, including the latest developments, laws, treaties, policies and politics that shape global relationships.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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