Due Diligence in International Transactions

Red Flags to Detect Scams, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Watch Lists and Points to Include When Preparing an International Representation Agreement

Many international trade fraud cases can be  prevented through simple open source Internet screening. Learn from a seasoned due-diligence practitioner just what piques her attention when reviewing a company’s information and gather tips to incorporate into your essential routine to avoid wasting time or getting burned. Spoiler alert: where there’s smoke, there’s fire!

In addition, the seminar will include an overview of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), watchlists to check when engaged in international transactions and points to include when preparing an international representation agreement to make sure you are protected.

Join the VA and D.C. District Export Council, BizLaunch and the Commercial Service No. VA & DC office for this informative seminar!

Presented by BizLaunch, Virginia SBDC, Virginia/DC District Export Council, and the U.S. Commercial Service

Date: July 13, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Arlington Economic Development
1100 N. Glebe Rd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Fee: $45, Registration Required
Registration: Registration Now Closed
For more information, please contact:
Name: Aaron Miller
Phone: 703-277-7715
Email: [email protected]
Meeting Materials:
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About our Speakers:

Louise Kern is the founder and Managing Director of Global Business Information Services Inc. (GloBIS). The firm provides business credit reports, market intelligence and databases in countries around the globe. Ms. Kern has served on the boards of the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago; International Women Associates, Chicago; the Chicago Sister Cities China Committee and the U.S. Chapter of the United Nations Development Fund for Women.

Andrea M. Ewart, Esq. is the founder of DevelopTradeLaw, LLC , which provides custom-tailored legal and business solutions to companies doing business internationally. Ms. Ewart has counseled and represented the interests of businesses, governments, and entrepreneurs on a wide range of issues affecting international trade including customs law and enforcement, U.S. export control laws, U.S. trade sanctions, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the use of preferential trade programs to minimize trade costs and support market expansion and contractual support for international transactions. Ms. Ewart is the past president of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT).

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