International Business Transactions & Regulations Service in Denver

Navigating global markets can be a hugely profitable business, but it’s one fraught with legal complexities. Sequoia Legal is your answer, helping you manage all global trade regulations.

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Your Foremost International Law Attorney in Colorado

Our international trade and regulations lawyers help small and mid-sized businesses avoid falling foul of global trade regulation and laws, with clients spanning Europe, Russia, Asia, South America and the Middle East.

We protect your company and ensure you maintain your reputation as an ethical, responsible leader in your industry.

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Sequoia Legal advises domestic and foreign companies and organizations, entrepreneurs and individuals on laws, regulations, and practices governing all foreign transactions. This includes exports, imports, cross-border investments, and transfers of technology. We also advise on the structuring of domestic and international business transactions, including foreign direct investment in the United States.

We’ll counsel your team on foreign policy export controls, sanctions, and embargoes administered by the Department of Commerce, the Department of State, and the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Our international business lawyers also assist both U.S. and foreign companies and persons in evaluating and addressing situations related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

With Sequoia Legal by your side, you can achieve anything.

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Our International Trade Services

International trade and export controls are extremely technical, and any business engaged in foreign transactions will benefit from the expertise of international trade lawyers. Sequoia Legal brings Big Law experience to Denver businesses, with a range of services spanning import/export control, licensing, sanctions, transactions, and more.

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US Import/Export Control Licensing Compliance

Sequoia Legal provides expert legal advice on dealing with a number of government agencies that oversee importing and exporting goods.

Our expertise spans:

  • Export Control License Requirements
  • US Export Control Compliance
  • Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) Compliance
  • Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Requirements
  • Tariff Classification
  • Voluntary Disclosure

We help companies manage export compliance audits and oversee export compliance classification, providing direct support and technical assistance for ongoing projects and business expansion, as well as compliance training that teaches members of your staff the ins and outs of U.S. trade laws.

If you are already experiencing legal complications, our international trade experts can also directly assist with internal export audits, subpoenas, and government inquiries and investigations for both criminal and civil matters.

We’ll ensure you stay on the right side of the law, allowing you to grow your business globally.

US Economic Sanctions Compliance

Sanctions and embargoes are an everyday reality for international trade, and it’s important that you understand them. The Office of Foreign Assets Control currently has sanctions in place on at least a dozen countries, which include:

  • Zimbabwe
  • Venezuela
  • Ukraine
  • Syria
  • Sudan
  • South Sudan
  • Somalia
  • Russia
  • North Korea
  • Libya
  • Iran
  • Cuba
  • Burma

The OFAC list is always subject to change, too. So when you’re doing business internationally, international trade and OFAC lawyers from Sequoia Legal are an invaluable asset to your company.

We are highly experienced and recognized professionals in economic sanctions compliance, advising companies and actively representing businesses and entrepreneurs dealing with the intricacies of trading globally.

With a comprehensive, forward-thinking approach, we’ll ensure that you are fully equipped to stay within sanctions rules, to assist your company in setting up new international trading opportunities and advising on all relevant laws to your foreign activities.

International and Cross-Border Transactions

Cross-border transactions include the transfer of stock, property, or other financial obligations between individuals and companies in two different countries or tax jurisdictions. And these transactions often require a dedicated law firm to ensure they’re being executed properly.  

To ensure that your company is trading legally and responsibly, our expert international trade lawyers will assist your business in creating contracts for those transactions, defining the right method of trade, and implementing dispute resolution mechanisms that protect you in the event of a disagreement.

 We work with small and medium-sized Denver businesses, handling the legal complexity of cross-border transactions with fixed, affordable fees. We’ll help you manage international contracts suitable for a wide variety of sectors and use our expertise to ensure you never fall foul of the rules.

CFIUS Regulations of Foreign Investments

The Committee on Foreign investment in the United States (CFIUS) is an interagency committee that oversees transactions between the United States and foreign entities. Our team of CFIUS attorneys keeps your company compliant with all regulations particularly with regards to investments by Chinese companies and persons as well as foreign trade with nations with less-than-ideal diplomatic relations with the United States.

We are national leaders in international trade law, helping you navigate a wide range of regulatory systems with comprehensive and affordable guidance, representation, and direct involvement in your mitigation agreements, transactions, contracts, and more.

We’ll advise you on how to handle CFIUS notifications and manage trade negotiations and regulatory matters on energy infrastructure, technology and telecommunications companies, and more.

If your accepting investments from overseas, we’ll make sure you do so in adherence to all relevant regulations.

Representative Industries We Serve

We bring Big Law expertise to local Denver businesses, assisting with foreign transactions and investments within a wide range of industries.

Our international trade and regulatory compliance experts assist with the following matters:

  • Medical device manufacturers exporting equipment out of the United States
  • American businesses taking foreign investment, particularly from China
  • Foreign businesses expanding into the United States
  • Businesses manufacturing and/or exporting defense-related services and products
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  • Businesses exporting technology subject to U.S. export restrictions include:
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • Software and machine learning
  • Sensors and lasers
  • American businesses with significant international operations and exposure to possible FCPA/anti-bribery liability, including:
  • Businesses that require frequent permits from foreign governments
  • Businesses that often bid on foreign government contracts

Why Hire Us For International Legal Counsel?

We truly live in a global economy these days, and with more businesses doing international business, the international trade attorneys at Sequoia Legal perform a more important job than ever. 

Whether you’re in the manufacturing industry, hiring foreign workers, importing and exporting products, or even just making a single transaction with an overseas entity, you’ll need to ensure your business is abiding by international trade laws. 

With Sequoia Legal, you benefit from our decades of experience working in big law firms and with international companies making large and frequent international transactions. We’ll show you which private international laws apply to your company, and how you can maintain your reputation as an ethical, law-abiding industry leader.

What Our Clients Say


Gary D.

Sequoia Legal has been helping us with regulatory compliance matters for years now. So far, we have not had a single complaint lodged against us by any patient or entity, and no enforcement actions have been implemented or threatened. I can’t praise them enough.


Dana R.

Our company’s HIPAA compliance system was a poorly constructed time bomb waiting to explode until we contacted Sequoia Legal. With their help, we were able to fix our broken system in just a few weeks. If you are doing business in Colorado, Sequoia Legal is the name to remember.


Anna B.

We retained Sequoia Legal to perform a comprehensive review of our export compliance procedures. As a consequence of their advice, we were able to streamline our procedures to produce a much more effective, virtually error-free system. Would definitely recommend it to any company involved in international trade out of Colorado.


Jay S.

The attorneys at Sequoia Legal were always very accessible to me, and they explained matters to me with more clarity than I expected. Eventually, we were able to obtain an export license that had eluded us for quite some time.


Ehret Faircloth

I have had an outstanding experience working with Hunter Boone at Sequoia Legal. He quickly responded to any and all requests for legal advice. His work was thorough, complete and timely. I will definitely be returning in the future.


Steve Moore

Hunter Boone, Sequoia Legal, LLC, Has reviewed two contracts for me over the past three years. One the sale of our home, the other the sale of our business after 35 years. Hunter handled everything for us professionally and thoroughly! We will use Sequoia Legal again in the future if needed.


Rob Brindley

Andrew and Hunter where extremely knowledgeable, ethical and professional in helping me navigate business contracts with high liability. Thank you guys!


Kathy Reed

I have used Sequoia Legal for the last 4 years. No matter what my needs are they are quick to respond, follow up and resolve my issues. I wouldn't use anyone else for my legal needs.


Marco Rafanelli

Sequoia Legal has been a critical component to my business's success. I rely on Andrew Lopez and his team to steer us through the many challenges a business faces, from contract negotiations to M&A to internal legal matters. You are in good hands with Sequoia!


Shawn McIntire

Andrew and Hunter have been an invaluable partner for our business. They are extremely responsive and have been advising us on a variety of issues. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for corporate counsel assistance

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Maintain your regulatory compliance when making international transactions with the help of Sequoia Legal and our team of international business attorneys in Denver, Colorado.