Our firm has unique experience and expertise in international trade in a wide array of fields, and primarily trade in defense equipment and know-how. The firm’s attorneys in the Defense Industry and Export Department, headed by Adv. Ofer Glusman, have vast experience and expertise in advising clients on compliance with Israeli and international import and export regulations and requirements. The department’s attorneys are adept in counseling clients on the provisions of the Defense Export Control Agency Law (DECA) and on the intricacies of working under U.S. regulation, particularly in the defense field.
In providing legal support to defense exporters to the U.S., the department’s attorneys are experts in navigating their clients through the legislative and administrative bureaucracy involved, including all aspects of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements and compliance with international trade regulations, such as FCPA – Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other regulations.
Among the firm’s clients are some of the largest exporters of defense products participating in U.S. Government defense projects. The firm offers a broad umbrella of legal services that activity in this field requires, including the assimilation of appropriate procedures and enforcement plans, negotiating with government agencies, helping clients through the government tender bidding process, solving problems involving IP and know-how rights in the U.S., etc.
Among the firm’s clients: Plasan Sasa, Polycom Inc., Tadiran Telecom, The Technion, Tel Aviv University, Elmo Motion Control, ADVA Optical Networking Ltd. and others.