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Kara Bombach Speaks on National Security and CFIUS Review of International Mergers & Acquisitions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 20, 2017 – Kara Bombach, shareholder in the Washington, D.C. office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, participated on a panel titled, “Increased Scrutiny of International Mergers & Acquisitions on National Security Grounds” at The George Washington University School of Law Nov. 15. The discussion was hosted by the school’s National Security Law Association in conjunction with the Business & Finance Law Program, the Graduate & International Programs Office, the International & Comparative Law Program, and the National Security and U.S. Foreign Relations Law Program.

The panel discussion focused on national security issues affecting international mergers and acquisitions. Bombach specifically discussed the role of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) in relation to international deals and how the process can impact the outcome.

Bombach, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Practice, assists companies to lawfully export goods, technology, and services around the globe. She places significant emphasis on helping clients achieve practical, workable solutions to complex regulatory situations arising under anti-corruption and anti-bribery measures (U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 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. Bombach regularly represents clients in matters before U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Commerce, State, Treasury, and Defense.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Practice

Based in Washington, D.C. and Europe, Greenberg Traurig’s Export Controls & Economic Sanctions team advises and represents clients on the full range of international goods, software, and technology transfer issues. Members of the team have broad experience providing export controls and related regulatory counsel to both U.S. and foreign businesses. The firm’s industry-specific experience includes assisting companies in a wide range of industries such as aerospace, defense, firearms and ammunition, electronics, software and information technology, financial services, energy, food, consumer products, biotechnology, medical device, and engineering services.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.