International Trade and Customs

The attorneys and professionals at Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph’s international trade practice address the full range of legal issues that arise from trade in goods and services across international boundaries. The practice encompasses customs and import compliance, export controls, trade litigation, and international business transactions. We also counsel and advise our clients on myriad international trade issues including how to enter new markets, the legal risks associated with various business plans and strategies, and handling international trade regulation and disputes.

Our firm’s customs and import compliance services provide a one-stop shop for experienced and start-up importers, from Fortune 500 companies to family-run enterprises.

We advise our clients on compliance planning and audit activities, help them manage the importation of merchandise through the use of effective and compliant entry information and strategies, and represent our clients in enforcement matters and other disputes with the U.S. government or private parties.

In the ever-changing and ever-more-critical area of Export Controls, we work with our clients to develop and implement robust compliance programs, which seamlessly weave together critical areas of export controls such as licensing, denied party screening, and reporting of export information to the government. Our clients utilize our experience in everything from managing exports to avoid sanctions to handling complex and sensitive export enforcement matters.

And when business circumstances call for dispute resolution or litigation on import and export issues – be it with third-party trading partners or against the U.S. government due to enforcement measures – the Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph international trade litigation practice team draws upon its experienced civil and criminal litigation attorneys to ensure that you are effectively represented. This same level of cross-practice support arises in international business transactions. From mergers and acquisitions to cross-border due diligence and contracting issues, our international law specialists work with our corporate and transactional attorneys and staff to fashion business solutions that meet all of your legal and strategic business goals.

Our clients include U.S. and international corporations, trade associations, non-governmental organizations, and business professionals working in industries, markets, and countries that span the realm of international trade. These businesses and individuals seek out Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph because we offer exceptional legal services at a rate that allows our clients to keep more of their money to grow their businesses and individual wealth.

Importers and exporters are subject to ever-changing, comprehensive international trade laws and regulations. Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph is committed to providing results-oriented and cost-effective legal advice to the international trade community.

Please contact us for an initial consultation.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email