International Lawyers Network Welcomes New Firm - Torres Law - Customs & Global Trade
The firm serves clients ranging from large, multi-national corporations to small importers and exporters. Torres Law also represents government agencies and assists larger law firms with complex trade matters.
In the area of U.S. export controls, the law firm advises clients on compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the various embargo and sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC). In the area of customs, Torres Law advises clients on import compliance matters, including customs rulings, classification, country of origin, special duty programs such as NAFTA, focused assessments, C-TPAT, and seizures of goods by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. With respect to industrial security matters, the law firm represents companies in transactions subject to review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and advises on measures to mitigate Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI).
"We are thrilled to be adding such a strong, reputable firm to our Network," said International Lawyers Network Executive Director Alan Griffiths. "Torres Law will bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and work – particularly in the areas of international trade and customs law – to our Network."
"Torres Law and its attorneys are recognized and well-regarded in their industry," said Lindsay Griffiths, Director of Global Relationship Management. "Olga Torres has been recognized by various lawyer ranking organizations such as Chambers and Partners USA and Who's Who Legal Trade and Customs publication. She has also been selected to the Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars for three consecutive years and this is only a snapshot of the success for which this firm is known."
For more information about Torres Law, visit the firm's website at www.torrestradelaw.com.
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