Achieving growth means seeking out opportunity. Often that entails delivering services and goods to customers in countries other than your own. At Conway we understand what it means from a legal standpoint to produce and sell one’s products, not only in the domestic market, but also across national boundaries whether it be through an agent, distributor or direct sale of goods. Advising and assisting clients involved in international trade is one of the core activities at Conway.
Manufacturing & Trade
Framework Production Agreement with German Automotive Concern (Germany):
Assistance to metal industry client on a long-term supply contract concerning intellectual property rights and product liability risks.
Middle East Bank Default under L/C (Abu Dhabi):
Successful court summary proceedings against a bank which wrongfully refused payment under a documentary credit, culminating in an amicable settlement and receipt of payment.
Structuring Joint R&D Arrangements (France):
Drafting of sensitive contractual terms compliant with competition rules between potential competitors.
Tender Advice to Refractory Supplier for Industrial Project (Qatar):
Guidance on and drafting of the package for project at an LNG production terminal.
Comprehensive Advice on Establishing a Foreign Distribution Subsidiary (USA):
Continuing advice to a European games producer on establishing a US subsidiary, acquiring a local competitor, contracting local management, customs issues and trademark questions.
Halt Trademark Infringement by former distributor (USA):
Forcing terminated distributor to cease-and-desist use of European manufacturer’s trademarks and trade names on website and in making tags.
- Structuring international distribution (including franchising and licensing)
- Letters of credit / financial security
- Export credit insurance
- Contractual matters
- Export controls
- Economic sanctions
- Environmental and regulations
- Warranty, liability, and other dispute resolution