Washington, D.C. (Oct. 8, 2014) – Kara Bombach, a shareholder in the International Trade & Customs practice at the Washington, D.C. office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will present at the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) 2014 Annual Summit on Thursday, Oct. 9, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
The presentation, titled “Managing Sanctions and Bribery Risks in Austere Environments, will focus in particular on risks that relationships with subcontractors and other third parties create or exacerbate when operating in challenging environments. The panel will highlight best practices on preventing, detecting and mitigating potential legal violations, and demonstrate that legal compliance need not be an impediment to performance. This session will be useful for attorneys and consultants, as well as operations personnel who are faced with sanctions and corruption risks in the field. Kara Bombach will be joined in this presentation by Pavan Khoobchandani, Counsel, SOC LLC; and Marissa Michel, Strategic Threat Management, PwC.
At Greenberg Traurig, Kara Bombach assists companies in numerous industries to lawfully export goods, technology and services around the globe. Her international trade 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, Cuba and Sudan), entities and individuals. Ms. Bombach regularly represents clients in foreign trade-related matters before U.S. government agencies, including the Departments of Commerce, State, Treasury and Defense. She places significant emphasis on helping clients achieve practical, workable solutions to complex regulatory situations.