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integrity and tenacity.

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212-537-9185

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The Whittier Law Group counsels clients on all manner of domestic and international transactions to both protect client interests and provide enough flexibility for future growth and profitability.  Whether it be cross-border contracts, turn-key development projects or general corporate agreements, the Whittier Law Group is expert at constructing solutions on behalf their clients.  And no matter what the proper (governing) law of the contract is or the situs of the project, by utilizing our worldwide network of legal, tax and accounting professionals, we can provide you with the best and most forward thinking legal advice available.

Our attorneys manage:

  • International mergers and acquisitions
  • International joint venture negotiations, structuring and documentation
  • Restructuring of international operations and joint ventures
  • Establishment of wholly owned foreign subsidiaries
  • International franchising
  • Establishment of “Free Trade Zone” manufacturing sites
  • International sales strategies
  • Global investments
  • Cross-border contract agreements
  • International arbitration and dispute resolution
  • Incorporation of tax sensitive overseas holding companies
  • Licensing and technology transfer agreements and monitoring
  • Global data transfers and intra-company compliance programs
  • Report management to the Committee of Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”)

The Whittier Law Group is particularly expert at negotiating, drafting and reviewing all manner of business contracts, including:

  • Assignment agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Celebrity endorsement agreements
  • Manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements
  • Software licensing agreements
  • Services agreements

When conducting business overseas, no matter how potentially lucrative, retaining expert legal advice on sanctions and the duties imposed by laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, can mean the difference between profit and severe civil or criminal penalties.

Other regulatory measures we advise on are:

  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Export Administration regulations
  • Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List
  • The European Union (EU) Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical Substances regulation
  • The EU Restriction on Hazardous Substances Directive
  • The EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations

You are cordially invited to contact Whittier Law Group at 212-537-9185, for a consultation on how your international business can benefit from our expert and proactive legal representation.
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