Christian C. Davis advises on foreign investment, export controls, sanctions, anticorruption and customs laws.Christian represents clients in the merger, acquisition and divestiture process before CFIUS and on accounting for associated risks. He also advises in negotiating and implementing CFIUS migration agreements, developing and administering international trade compliance programs and conducting internal investigations.
Christian counsels clients in a wide variety of industries:
- Investment funds
- Nuclear power
- Oil and gas
- Renewable energy
- Express consignment
- Medical research
- Athletic apparel
He has also advised sovereign entities in the formation of law and policy.
- Develops trade compliance programs and conducts internal investigations.
- Focuses on U.S. law and policy affecting international trade and business.
- Represents clients before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
- Analyzing the commodity jurisdiction and classification of various items for clients, including drafting and submitting Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) requests to the Department of State. These engagements have involved negotiating with various federal agencies.
- Assisting clients in obtaining authorization for the export of commodities and technologies related to nuclear power plants that are subject to export controls administered by the Department of Energy (Part 810) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Part 110).
- Drafting and submitting various license applications for clients, including OFAC licenses, ITAR agreements and Commerce licenses.
- Counseling a sovereign entity in the development of regulations pertaining to the nuclear industry and the negotiation of nuclear cooperation agreements.
- Advising clients in the technology, energy, aerospace, defense and investment sectors regarding the CFIUS review process, including negotiating and implementing mitigation agreements to obtain CFIUS clearance.
- Counseled a large aerospace defense contractor in developing a comprehensive export and import compliance program covering its global supply chain, international customer base, aftermarket support services, human resources policy, IT system, and merger and acquisition (M&A) activities. This engagement included providing extensive on-site support to the client and working closely with in-house counsel and internal and external business personnel.
- Leading internal investigations for various clients, including drafting and submitting disclosures regarding violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Regulations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR).
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center,cum laude, 2008
- B.A., University of Virginia, 2003
- District of Columbia
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