Renee also counsels on the Exon-Florio provisions of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Renee regularly represents clients before CFIUS, including negotiation of mitigation measures and national security agreements, and in mitigating foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI). Renee also advises on the foreign direct investment reporting requirements of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), and other trade and investment-related regulations in the context of mergers and acquisitions.
Renee also counsels clients on matters arising under anti-corruption and anti-bribery measures (U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UNCAC, and OECD Convention), including compliance counseling and investigations.
Renee has assisted clients in the manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, defense, aerospace and aviation, financial services, food and beverage, energy, and life sciences industries, among others.
•Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and Exon Florio notifications
•Anticorruption compliance and investigations
•Foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI)
•Foreign direct investment reporting
•International trade compliance
•Regulatory due diligence
Recognition & Leadership
Awards & Accolades
•Team Member, Corporate & Finance - International Counsel in Latin America (Florida-Based), Chambers Latin America Awards, 2017
•WorldECR Awards 2015, Highly commended - Young Practitioner of the Year, Export Controls and Economic Sanctions, 2015
Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, American Bar Association
•Vice President, Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee, Section of International Law (2014 - present)
•Steering Committee, Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee, Section of International Law (2012-2014)
•Member, National Security Committee
•Member, Young Lawyers Interest Network
•Member, Virginia Bar Association
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