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Lichtenbaum to Discuss Ethics Considerations in Trade Control Practice

December 16, 2016

O’Melveny partner Greta Lichtenbaum will speak at Practicing Law Institute’s “Coping with US Export Controls and Sanctions 2016” in Washington, DC on December 16. The two-day program will review and assess developments in trade control law and regulations around the world.  

Lichtenbaum will present “Ethics Considerations in Trade Control Practice,” which will cover the following topics:

  • Restructuring transactions – how far can you go without raising ethical and conflict issues?
  • Identifying and handling export-sensitive data by law firms – avoiding the legal pitfalls that can undermine the interests of your client
  • Special ethical considerations relating to Iran General License H
  • The scope of the legal services general licenses in various programs, and ethical considerations around same

Lichtenbaum focuses her practice on compliance with US laws that govern international business transactions and trade. She represents and advises clients in matters related to US economic sanctions, export controls, anti-corruption (the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), money laundering, antiboycott, foreign investment, and customs laws.