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International Trade and Customs Law

Whittier Law Group > International Trade and Customs Law

Welcome to the Whittier Law Group (WLG): Navigating Complex International Trade and Customs Law with 25+ years of Expertise.

At WLG, we specialize in providing top-notch legal services in international trade and customs law with a particular focus on Title 19 laws, FDA and USDA import regulations, International Trade Commission (ITC) regulations, and Department of Treasury OFAC sanctions. Our team of dedicated attorneys is committed to helping businesses and individuals effectively manage the legal complexities of international trade and protect their interests in a global marketplace.

Our Client Services in International Trade and Customs Law include:

1. Title 19 Compliance: Our attorneys have extensive experience in handling matters relating to Title 19 of the United States Code, which governs customs duties and international trade. We provide expert guidance on tariff classification, valuation, country of origin determination, and other customs compliance issues.

2. FDA and USDA Import Regulations: We advise clients on the complex import regulations imposed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on food, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and other regulated products. Our team ensures that your imports meet all applicable standards and requirements to avoid costly delays and penalties.

3. International Trade Commission (ITC) Regulations: Our attorneys possess in-depth knowledge of the ITC regulations and procedures, including Section 337 investigations, intellectual property rights enforcement, and antidumping/countervailing duty cases. We provide strategic representation to protect your interests and secure favorable outcomes in ITC proceedings.

4. Department of Treasury OFAC Sanctions: Our team is well-versed in the intricacies of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions regulations, which govern economic and trade restrictions against targeted foreign countries, entities, and individuals. We assist clients in navigating these sanctions, ensuring compliance, and obtaining necessary licenses for conducting business with sanctioned parties.

5. Customs Audits and Investigations: We represent clients in customs audits, investigations, and enforcement actions, helping to resolve disputes, mitigate penalties, and develop effective compliance programs to minimize future risks.

6. Dispute Resolution: Our experienced attorneys provide strategic advice and representation in international trade disputes, including WTO dispute settlement proceedings, regional trade disputes, and investor-state arbitrations.

7. Trade Policy and Negotiations: We offer expert guidance on trade policy matters and represent clients in international trade negotiations, helping to shape favorable trade policies and secure advantageous market access conditions.

At the Whittier Law Group, we pride ourselves on our personalized, client-centered approach, providing customized legal services to meet your unique needs and circumstances. Our global network of partners ensures that we can provide expert advice and representation wherever your business takes you.

Contact us today for a consultation and let us help you successfully navigate the complex world of international trade and customs law, ensuring compliance, and protecting your interests in a global market.

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