International Trade & Transactions


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Clients operating in today’s highly competitive global marketplace require experienced, timely and cost-effective legal representation. Issues can arise in a variety of areas, including acquisitions, contracting, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution, to name a few. Verrill Dana’s International Trade & Transactions attorneys have the specialized skills and experience needed to meet this challenge.

Over the years Verrill Dana has represented a wide range of clients engaged in significant international acquisitions, investments and joint ventures. In addition, many clients with ongoing international legal needs retain us for general representation in the U.S. and overseas, and the international law attorneys in the International Trade & Transactions Group have formed relationships with local professionals in numerous countries. Our practice has extended to clients and transactions throughout North and South America, Europe (including Eastern Europe and Russia), the Middle East and Asia.

The international law services provided by our attorneys include the following: mergers and acquisitions, commercial development and project finance, including advice on taxation, environmental, real estate and permitting; compliance with applicable U.S. laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; international licensing and registration of intellectual property rights, and enforcement action in cases of infringement; trade and investment matters, including compliance with export and import controls, and with regulation and reporting requirements applicable to foreign investment here and abroad; immigration and international labor and employment matters, including employee benefits; construction contracting and the resolution of construction disputes in the international arena; representation in cross border dispute resolution generally, including arbitration, general litigation, bankruptcy/insolvency and collection actions; and advice on individual cross border taxation and estate planning needs.

Verrill Dana's international law attorneys have engaged in a variety of professional activities over the years which have led to strong relationships with organizations, government institutions and professionals in a number of countries and regions of the world. These relationships are enhanced by proficiency in a number of foreign languages.


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