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Greenberg Traurig’s Kara Bombach to Speak at C5’s U.S. Defence Trade Controls Under State and Commerce Conference

Washington, D.C. – Jan. 20, 2016 – Kara Bombach, a shareholder in the Global Trade & Investment and Export Controls practices at the Washington, D.C. office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will present at C5’s U.S. Defence Trade Controls Under State and Commerce Conference on Thursday, Jan. 21st at the Grange City Hotel in London, U.K.

The presentation, titled “Impact on Iranian Accord and Russian Sanctions on Defence Trade: Financial Transactions and Services,” will discuss the following topics:

  • How to balance the U.S. sanctions against Iran vs. the rest of the world lifting the sanctions
  • What are the pitfalls of doing business with Iran for aerospace/defence companies
    • Exporting services
    • Less than 10% threshold of U.S. product
  • How to comply with EU sanctions on Russia
  • How to ensure the buyer won’t pass the goods on to Russia

Bombach assists companies in numerous industries to lawfully export goods, technology and services around the globe. Her 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, Russia, Cuba and Sudan), entities and individuals. Bombach represents clients in foreign trade-related matters before U.S. government agencies, including the Departments of Commerce, State, Treasury and Defense. She has significant experience advising clients on best practices in the development and delivery of compliance policies and procedures, training, and risk assessments, as well as executing cross-border export, sanctions and anticorruption due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, targeted internal risk assessments, and compliance investigations.