Timothy D. Charlesworth is a shareholder and attorney in the Firm’s Corporate, Business & Banking Group. Mr. Charlesworth’s practice includes international trade law, distribution and agency relationships, technology licensing, business and commercial law. He frequently speaks about subjects related to international trade law, including presentations to the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s ‘Business Lawyer’s Institute.’
There may be opportunities to do business in Cuba, but the fact remains that there is still an overall embargo in place, limiting commercial relations.
We all know that it is illegal to bribe foreign government officials in order to get (or retain) business. The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that it is cracking down on companies that offers these bribes.
Imagine your company signs a lucrative deal to sell products to a large multinational company based in Germany. Then, imagine that your products are shipped to a small affiliate of that multinational in Moldova. After delivery, there is a dispute over the quality of your goods, and your customer refuses to pay. You believe that […]