Using our business and legal insight, and access to policymakers in capitals around the world, the Global Trade group helps multinational companies identify promising foreign markets and develop entry strategies that overcome market obstacles.


  • Designing a government affairs strategy and communications plan for a major United States media company as part of its $200 million joint venture with a Chinese computer maker.
  • Helping a large tool manufacturer address a regulation by the Japanese National Police Agency that would have prevented the sale or distribution of certain power tools in that country by classifying them as dangerous weapons.
  • Obtaining a Presidential decree in Brazil that eliminated discriminatory tax treatment that threatened the operations of a US exporter of agricultural products.
  • Structuring a cooperative joint venture with two Chinese partners, helping an international music company become the first Western music enterprise to enter the Chinese entertainment sector.
  • Leading, at the request of the European Commission, the development and drafting of the official REACH guidance documents on data sharing and consortia forming that will provide imported chemicals, alone or in formulated and manufactured products, with EU market access.
  • Advising several multinational companies and trade associations on commitments to eliminate market access barriers involving financial services and intellectual property rights as key aspects of Russia’s accession to the WTO.
  • Developing an innovative approach to remedy patent protection problems that research pharmaceutical companies face in Saudi Arabia.
  • Obtaining commitments that gave a financial services organization open market access to the Ukrainian electronic payments market as part of Ukraine’s pending accession to the WTO.
  • Securing a major research pharmaceutical company’s exclusive market rights for its product by analyzing bilateral agreement obligations and WTO commitments, and by working with United States and Slovenian Government officials.


  • Band 4: International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy – Chambers Global (USA)

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