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Transnational Business Strategies

What We Do

  • KalikLewin regularly represents clients in all matters related to multinational production and distribution strategies for the sale of goods, including U.S. and foreign licensing, protecting against gray market and counterfeit goods, U.S. and global customs issues (including classification, valuation, and country-of-origin issues), labeling, domestic and foreign import and export controls, structuring and financing cross-border transactions, coastwise shipping issues, the development of duty-free foreign trade zones, and management of drawback claims.
  • KalikLewin specializes in strategic planning to maximize client profits while minimizing the administrative burdens on doing business internationally.

How We Help Clients

  • KalikLewin’s professionals’ combination of legal expertise, business experience, and leadership in national and international policy-making uniquely positions the firm to advise clients in multinational production and distribution at every step of the process – from licensing a foreign manufacturing facility, to placing a product on the shelf in the United States or a third country.
  • In the planning stage, KalikLewin counsels clients in all aspects of the production process including obtaining the necessary licensing to conduct business, strategically selecting raw materials and analyzing production methods to obtain the most beneficial country-of-origin designation, product labeling, and tax and duty treatment, and working with relevant government agencies in the U.S. and abroad to ensure clients’ production and distribution plans comply with all relevant laws and regulations prior to beginning manufacturing.
  • In the distribution stage, the firm regularly drafts international distribution agreements, ensures compliance with import and export controls in the U.S. and abroad, and counsels clients on U.S. and international product labeling requirements.