Security Provisions & Measures

August 10, 2023

PDLegal: The Intertwined Landscape of International Trade and National Security

In today’s interconnected world, global organizations confront a labyrinth of laws and regulations governing their international operations. From identifying emerging compliance risks to assessing supply chain viability, conducting cross-border due diligence for multiple investments, and navigating cybersecurity issues, companies must navigate complex and evolving legal requirements to maintain a robust global footprint. PDLegal, a leading law firm in Singapore, stands as your trusted guide through this intricate landscape, providing comprehensive legal counsel to clients seeking to harmonize their international trade endeavors with national security considerations.

The Crossroads of International Trade and National Security

Our team of seasoned international trade and national security lawyers possesses in-depth knowledge of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing the intersection of these two critical areas. We are well-versed in a wide range of legal issues, including:

  • Internal investigations, enforcement actions, and government inquiries involving international trade and national security matters
  • Compliance with US export and import laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations
  • Due diligence, licensing, compliance, and national security considerations affecting the movement of products, technology, and people engaged in regulated activities
  • Cross-border investments and related regulatory due diligence before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
  • Import enforcement and US Customs and Border Protection requirements
  • Managing compliance requirements within the United States and across jurisdictions

Strategic Guidance Tailored to Your Unique Needs

PDLegal’s international trade and national security lawyers draw upon their diverse backgrounds in military service, prior employment with government agencies, and extensive experience in the private sector to provide tailored legal counsel that balances government equities with business considerations. We recognize the dynamic nature of this field and the need for proactive guidance to help clients navigate emerging risks and challenges. Our expertise extends to advising on:

  • Risk mitigation strategies for international trade activities
  • Structuring transactions to optimize compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Negotiating and drafting complex international trade and national security agreements
  • Representing clients in disputes arising from international trade and national security matters, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation

Your Trusted Partner in a Complex World

With a proven track record of success in advising clients on complex international trade and national security matters, PDLegal stands ready to guide you through the intricate legal and regulatory landscape of this dynamic market. Our team of experienced lawyers is committed to providing you with the strategic counsel and legal expertise you need to achieve your business objectives and navigate the complexities of international trade and national security with confidence.

Contact us today to embark on your international trade and national security journey with a trusted partner by your side.

Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

PDLegal LLC is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Peter Doraisamy, has been recognised and ranked by Chambers & Partners (Asia Pacific 2023 for Shipping: Domestic: Litigation). The following quotes appear with Peter’s ranking: –

“Peter Doraisamy of PDLegal in Singapore is a noted shipping lawyer in the market. He handles a wide range of disputes, including ship grounding, cargo and fraud-related cases” – Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

“He is excellent in litigation. He has very good control of the case, collecting the right evidence and putting this into a very successful trial.” – Shipping Litigation Client

Chambers and Partners is the leading independent professional legal research company operating across 200 jurisdictions. Chambers and Partners delivers detailed rankings and insights into the world’s leading lawyers and law firms.

This ranking is a testimony to the expertise and experience of the Firm’s shipping practice and would not be possible without the support of our clients and friends.

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