Dan represents a diverse array of U.S., non-U.S., and multinational clients in matters relating to U.S. export controls, economic embargoes and sanctions, customs, and import trade proceedings. He advises on issues involving the transnational flow of goods, software, technology, and services, as well as investments in the United States and abroad, and routinely counsels clients on international trade law matters in connection with mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions.
Dan advises clients regarding compliance with the Export
Administration Regulations (“EAR”), including antiboycott compliance, the
International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR"), the embargoes and
sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, and
sanctions-related legislation. He assists clients with the preparation and
submission of commodity classification requests, commodity jurisdiction
requests, requests for advisory opinions, applications for licenses and other
export authorizations, voluntary prior disclosures, and responses to
administrative subpoenas, and has created comprehensive export compliance
policies and procedures manuals.
In addition, Dan has counselled clients in connection with
matters implicating the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States
("CFIUS"), and has successfully shepherded a number of clients
through the CFIUS clearance process.
Finally, Dan represents U.S. importers before U.S. Customs
and Border Protection ("CBP") and the U.S. Court of International
Trade in connection with a wide variety of customs matters, including tariff
classification, import valuation, country of origin, country of origin marking,
preferential programs (e.g., Generalized System of Preferences) and free trade
agreements (e.g., North American Free Trade Agreement), drawback,
reconciliation, temporary importations under bond, Foreign Trade Zones, and
textile quota and visa requirements. He has also represented a wide variety of
foreign manufacturers and exporters and U.S. importers in traditional and
non-market economy antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings, as well as
in Section 201, Section 232, and Section 301 investigations.