Major companies, governments and state-owned companies, private equity firms, investment funds and financial institutions turn to Dechert for transactional, compliance, and investigations advice regarding rapidly evolving national security regulations.

Working in close coordination with our top-ranked corporate and securities and financial services and investment management practices, Dechert’s national security team has extensive experience advising clients before the White House, Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), the UK Investment Security Unit (ISU), UK Office of Foreign Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), and other enforcement authorities.

Our diverse, multilingual team of lawyers located in the United States, Europe, and Asia also counsels on investigative, preventive, and remedial measures to help clients keep in compliance and successfully resolves breaches of national security laws and regulations. Our experienced perspective is informed by team members with backgrounds as former public officials, compliance officers, and enforcement agents.