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Lead Compliance Counsel, Global Trade Compliance

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Min 5 yrs required


Menlo Park, CA

Date Last Verified

Dec 14,2017

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Sep 03,2017
Practice Area
International Trade >> International Trade
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Lead Compliance Counsel, Global Trade Compliance Duties: Play a key role in advising on Facebook’s global trade compliance program, as well as providing legal support for our broader compliance initiatives. Provide legal advice and support day-to-day activities relating to export and import control regimes around the world. Collaborate and align with relevant functions e.g. IT, Global Trade Compliance, to optimize, draft, review and implement policies, processes and training. Advise on deemed export issues, conduct deemed export assessments and manage deemed export licensing. Advise on international trade regulatory and compliance matters, including, but not limited to, the Export Administration Regulations, U.S. Foreign Trade Regulations, International Traffic in Arms Regulations, anti-boycott regulations, economic sanctions regulations, and customs regulations. Draft, negotiate and advise on international trade provisions of contracts and Incoterms for international purchasing and licensing agreements. Conduct internal compliance investigations and risk assessments and manage external customs and/or export audits. Undertake special projects and support other compliance program initiatives.

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Qualifications: JD Degree with membership in at least one state Bar. 5+ years of relevant experience with export controls, deemed export controls, import controls, anti-boycott, and trade sanctions, compliance from a law firm or in-house with a multinational corporation. Presentation and communication skills. Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed. Preferred: A combination both law firm and in-house experience. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities.

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