With a strong network of attorneys worldwide, particularly in Europe, our attorneys are well positioned to help businesses establish themselves and grow on the international stage. This team of business attorneys advise on cross-border corporate and tax matters and other legal issues to help clients meet their global strategic goals. We help navigate the legalities around importing and exporting goods and services and expanding operations into or out of the United States, as well as engaging in international trade. Businesses ranging from small partnerships to Fortune 500 companies turn to Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black (WRVB) for assistance.

Our international trade services include:

  • Contractual issues including licensing, distribution, sales and service, production and supply, and franchise agreements
  • Choice of corporate structure and formation of companies
  • Dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolutions
  • Employment regulations
  • Immigration requirements
  • Intellectual property protection, including copyright and trademark registration
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) compliance
  • International transportation laws compliance, including bills of lading, international conventions, and Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA)
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Logistics agreements
  • Tax┬áplanning and compliance
  • Real estate issues, including site acquisitions and zoning exceptions

 

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