Frank J Schuchat
Recent Representative Assignments

  • Advise Anglo-Dutch manufacturer on internal compliance program for U.S. embargoes and sanctions regulations.
  • Obtain favorable U.S. Customs ruling to secure duty free entry for products made for physically handicapped persons.
  • Representation of U.S. manufacturer in a "sunset review" of antidumping order by the U.S. International Trade Commission.
  • Assist a U.S. communications equipment exporter to achieve favorable outcome in a NAFTA origin investigation by Canadian authorities.
  • Advise Belgian machinery manufacturer on formation and operation of U.S. subsidiary, including acquisition of headquarters property and management of disputes with agents and representatives.
  • Advise U.S. subsidiaries of Japanese electronics firm on technology transfer and export control compliance and submission of voluntary disclosures of possible violations.
  • Represent shareholder in action in Denver District Court to compel enforcement of terms of stock purchase agreement.
  • Perform due diligence investigations and prepare and review transaction documents for foreign buyers of U.S. assets.
  • Advise nightclub in negotiation of lease for space and corporate organization.
  • Secure export licenses from U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control for medical device manufacturers selling to Iran and Iraq.
  • Represent U.S. equipment manufacturer in defense of multi-million dollar claims brought by former executive and shareholder in arbitration and in ancillary litigation.
  • Draft commercial agreements for U.S. importers with their suppliers in China, Brazil, Canada, Japan and Western Europe.
  • Advise numerous several U.S. and multinational firms on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, including preparation of internal procedures, executive training and internal investigations of allegations of improper payments.
  • Represent foreign agent of a U.S. company in responding to internal investigation of allegations of improper payments in the Middle East.
  • Assist Colorado manufacturer to negotiate termination of distributor relationships in Belgium and resolve statutory claims.
  • Assist American manufacturer in reorganization of Latin American distributor arrangements and termination of existing distributor relationships.
  • Advise U.S. satellite equipment manufacturer on compliance with State Department export controls.
  • Retained as expert witness on Cuban embargo in commercial arbitration proceeding.
  • Representation of numerous Colorado and out of state employers in resolution of arrangements with former employees.
  • Assist publicly-traded German software company to wind-up U.S. operations.
  • Represent investor guarantor in Colorado litigation seeking to collect on guaranty.