Our International practice represents United States-based clients in the conduct of their businesses in other countries and foreign-based clients in their operations in the United States.
Our extensive experience in handling international business transactions and import/export transactions allows us to advise our clients in connection with their international distribution arrangements, distributorship agreements, and sales representation agreements anywhere in the world, as well as in connection with acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures.
One important element of our international service offering is our office in London, England. Our London presence allows us to serve our clients’ interests throughout the European Union. Additionally, our native Chinese and Korean attorneys regularly assist domestic clients with matters in Asia and Asian clients with matters in the United States. Numerous bilingual attorneys provide services for transactions in other parts of the world.
Our memberships in TerraLex® and World Services Group further enhance the geographic reach of our international practice. One of the largest global networks of independent law firms, TerraLex® consists of 150 law firms in almost 100 countries. We are the exclusive member of TerraLex® in Missouri. World Services Group is an international organization of multi-disciplinary services providers with more than 15,000 professionals spanning over 120 countries. We are the exclusive law firm member of World Services Group in both Missouri and Nebraska. These memberships ensure our clients instant access to leading professionals around the world.
Complementing our international transactions practice, our large and experienced litigation group can resolve disputes practically anywhere in the world, through international mediation, arbitration or litigation. Our insolvency litigation team is recognized worldwide for its success in tracing assets and collecting judgments internationally.
Our International practice provides assistance in the following areas: