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International

In today’s world, nearly every business can go global. That’s why BSW’s attorneys are equipped to pursue our clients’ international interests, whether they be non-profit projects or a full-scale hotel development. Our team consists of attorneys located in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, and has assisted clients with international sales contracts, foreign direct investment, real estate transactions, and even establishing a franchise on foreign soil. We have experience that spans beyond the territorial limits of our home country. From an export in China to a distribution agreement in Europe, or a subsidiary in South America, our attorneys have the tools to help your business increase profits abroad.

But sometimes, foreign law is the easy part. We’ve also helped our clients navigate U.S. regulations related to their international business. Our firm has experience in commodity licensing, compliance under International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Our attorneys can help your business remain compliant whether you are dealing with a U.S. territory in Latin America or an embargoed nation in the Middle East.

Background and Experience

  • International Transactions
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Export Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC)
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
  • Offshore Captive Insurance Companies, both in setting up and managing
  • Creating Offshore Companies
  • Offshore Tax Matters
  • Controlled Foreign Corporation Matters
  • Offshore Banking, lines of credit, and arrangements facilitating imports and exports