In Washington DC, Alex assisted in the development of US Trade Policy on GATT, Tariffs, Export Control including industry representations to USTR and to Congress. He successfully negotiated with the US Departments of Commerce, State and Defence increasingly broad exemptions from the US Export Administration Regulations including a "deminimis rule" and precedent setting exemptions from US embargoes on trade.
Alex was registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), for the purposes of influencing changes in US Regulations
Other issues covered include:-
Customs valuation, classification and compliance

Free Trade Zones / Trade with Canada and Mexico under NAFTA

Due diligence on companies acquired or merged with the client company in matters of Export Control, FCC Regulations and Customs law

Public procurement including access to defence markets and interpretation of Pentagon regulations

Liaison with embassies, particularly the British Embassy

US Extraterritorial controls on re-exports

Controlling a substantial legal budget and the efforts of US lawyers

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