WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sept. 25, 2019 – Kara M. Bombach, a shareholder in the Export Controls & Economic Sanctions and White Collar Defense & Special Investigations practices of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will present at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Criminal Justice Eighth Annual London White Collar Crime Institute conference to be held Oct. 14-15 in London, U.K.
Bombach will participate in the plenary session “Navigating Sanctions,” on Oct. 14 at 4:25 p.m., planned to be a lively discussion on the active and increasing enforcement of U.S. sanctions, the expansion of sanctions, and implementation of UK and EU sanctions as Brexit looms. The panel will explore the legal, political, and reputational implications of advising clients on navigating complex and often contradictory sanctions regimes. The panelists include private practice attorneys, as well as senior government officials from the U.S. and UK agencies that implement and enforce economic sanctions programs.
Bombach 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 (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. 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 White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice protects companies and individuals under government scrutiny. GT’s creative defense lawyers in the US, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific are at the forefront of white collar defense, with wide-ranging experience in structuring internal investigations, developing guidelines, implementing compliance programs, and addressing issues of voluntary disclosure. Our representations involve alleged securities and commodities fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, health care/pharmaceutical fraud, environmental crimes, money laundering, financial services fraud, public corruption/campaign finance, tax corruption, defense contracting, and bankruptcy fraud. In addition, the majority of GT’s litigation shareholders and counsel have first-chair trial experience.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Practice: Based in Washington, D.C., Greenberg Traurig's Export Controls & Economic Sanctions team advises and represents clients on the full range of international goods, software and technology transfer issues. The attorneys have broad experience providing export controls and related regulatory counsel to both U.S. and foreign businesses. Industry-specific experience includes assisting companies in a wide range of industries such as aerospace, defense, firearms and ammunition, electronics, software and information technology, energy, food, consumer products, biotechnology, medical device, and engineering services.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.