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International Law

International law is one of the broadest and most diverse practice areas of the firm. JS Barney provides strategic advice to domestic and international private sector entities on international law as well as national laws and regulations that implement international obligations. JS Barney represents clients in a wide variety of forums and before international governing bodies, and has participated in the formation and implementation of multilateral and bilateral agreements, treaties, conventions and protocols.

JS Barney's work on behalf of non-U.S. clients includes both offshore and cross-border transactions, with clients and matters in Europe, Asia (including extensive work with Japanese, Korean and Chinese clients), the Middle East, Latin America and Russia.
  • Counseling & consulting
  • Foreign investment
  • Formation and organization of local subsidiaries
  • International licensing and technology transfers
  • International dispute resolution
  • Outsourcing and local sourcing
  • Management of foreign agents and counselors
  • Commercial and trade transactions
  • Import and export relations
  • Conflict of law
  • Treaty drafting and interpretation
  • Non-governmental organizations
Case Studies

Client: Large foreign owed public company

Issue: Client required funding of U. S. based subsidiary start-up

Resolution: JS Barney helped negotiate a Twenty Million Dollar line of credit from a U. S. bank. Success.


Client: U. S. investor

Issue: Client sought to purchase school and real estate in foreign country

Resolution: JS Barney identified local counsel and jointly negotiated and completed the acquisition of the land and school for the U. S. client. Success.


Client: Foreign owned corporation

Issue: Manufacturer wanted a U. S. presence to serve growing business opportunities
in the U. S.

Resolution: JS Barney formed a U. S. subsidiary and negotiated a lease, local supplier and employment agreements on behalf of client. Success.


Client: Sales representative

Issue: Client had opportunity to represent an overseas manufacturer.

Resolution: JS Barney drafted and negotiated a sales rep agreement on behalf of the client. Success.

Case Studies are for illustration purposes only. Your results may vary and success cannot be guaranteed.

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Fax: 847-382-8521

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