Partner – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
She concentrates her practice in international trade law and international dispute resolution including compliance and litigation matters related to export controls and embargoes, foreign investment reviews under the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, trade remedy laws, customs law, and WTO and NAFTA disputes.
Ms. Fischer counsels clients on regulations governing export controls and embargoes administered by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, the Defense Technology and Security Administration, the Bureau of Industry and Security and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. She has developed internal compliance programs, including extranet sites to provide clients a centralized source for record keeping and regulatory updates.
She assists clients with product and technology classifications under the Commerce Control List and the U.S. Munitions List, reviews government programs to determine whether export licenses or approvals are required, structures and prepares technical assistance agreements and export license applications, prepares voluntary disclosures and acts as a liaison with the government.