Jean G. Schtokal, Attorney, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC, joins Chris Holman to talk about exporting considerations for businesses in 2021. Jean covers topics of the wide-ranging effects of the global pandemic, supply chain and shipping issues, work in the virtual environment, legislation, tariffs, foreign investments, and export controls.
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About Jean Schtokal
A shareholder, Jean Schtokal practices primarily in the business transactions area, handling both domestic and foreign matters.
Her experience as an international business attorney is expansive and includes international trade, distribution, manufacturing and licensing arrangements. She has also worked with the establishment of foreign and domestic subsidiaries, branch offices and facilities; joint ventures and strategic alliances as well as acquisitions and direct investments. Jean also provides counsel and guidance on U.S Export Control laws and regulations (EAR, ITAR, OFAC and FCPA). Most recently she has successfully assisted multiple clients navigate the Section 301 Tariff Exclusion request process as well as collaborate with clients on the development and implementation of tariff mitigation strategies. As a result of her thorough understanding and ability to clearly communicate these complex topics, she often speaks on international business topics including international business transactions and international trade.
In 2020, the Foster Swift law firm was recognized for their efforts in the expansion of national exporting by the U.S. Department of Commerce and was awarded the prestigious President's "E" Award, one of only 39 businesses in the country to receive the honor in 2020. Foster Swift was awarded the "E" Award for Export Service category for assisting and facilitating export activities over a four-year period. - https://www.fosterswift.com/professionals-Jean-Schtokal-International-Business-Attorney.html