Dan represents a diverse
array of U.S. and multinational clients in matters relating to U.S. export
controls, economic embargoes and sanctions, customs, and trade remedies. 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.
Dan also 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.
Finally, 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.