Deanna Clark-EspositoWe help growing companies who import/export comply with government regulations.
- Eastern District of New York, New York, Northern District of Illinois, Southern District of New York
- International Trade (Imports/Exports)
- Tobacco & ENDS Products (FDA & TTB)
- Fashion Law & Compliance
- Admiralty & Maritime
- Eastern District of New York
- New York
- Northern District of Illinois
- Southern District of New York
- U.S. Court of International Trade
- Tulane University
- J.D. (2002) | Law
- Activities: Tulane Environmental Law Journal Journal of Law & Sexuality
- ESADE School of Law (Barcelona, Spain)
- European Community & Civil Law
- Semester Study Abroad
- Univ. of Malta - Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies
- M.A. (1999) | Diplomatic Studies
- University of California - Berkeley
- B.A. (1996) | Peace & Conflict Studies
- St. Louis Univ. - Madrid Campus (Spain)
- Spanish Language & Culture
- State Bar of New York
- Organization of Women in International Trade - NY Chapter
- New York City Bar Association
- Committee Member - Women in the Legal Profession
- New York County Lawyer's Association
- Member - Maritime & Admiralty Committee
- Fashion Group International
- Executive Member - Membership Committee
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Have you received a seizure notice from U.S. Customs? Are you worried about the threat of one? Watch our video to hear from Deanna and Jacob about what you should...Creating a Successful Premarket Tobacco Product Application for a New Tobacco Product
Our firm has done considerable work on behalf of clients in the tobacco space in achieving and maintaining FDA compliance. As a result, we often receive questions about FDA’s Pre-Market...Do We Take Our Clients' Confidentiality Seriously? Yes We Do!
We'd love to brag about our superstar clients! But, we don't because we take our clients' confidentiality very seriously. Watch this video to learn more about how we handle client...EAR: Understanding ECCNs - How Do They Work?
The Export Administration Regulations (EAR) is the statutory guideline for most export regulations in the United States. The EAR has a list of goods called the Commerce Control List (CCL)...EAR: Understanding the Relevance of a Shipment's "End Use" to its "End Users" in Exports
For particular types of exports the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR) require a higher level of review for particular "end uses" (i.e., what a shipped product will be used for)...EXPORT CLEARANCES AND RECORDKEEPING: THE AUTOMATED EXPORT SYSTEM (AES)
The Automated Export System(AES) is the central location where an exporter may submit their Electronic Export Information (EEI) for review by the appropriate governmental agency. Filing with AES is required...Get Ready to Pay (Dearly): You Could Be Facing Serious OFAC Penalties and Even Imprisonment
Need help navigating the waters of an OFAC investigation or the threat of one? Visit the link below. https://clarkespositolaw.lpages.co/office-of-foreign-assets-control-ofac-attorney-investigation-audit In this video we will be discussing some of the possible...Going Through An OFAC Investigation/Audit Alone? - Beware of These 3 Factors
Need help navigating the waters of an OFAC investigation or the threat of one? Visit the link below. https://clarkespositolaw.lpages.co/office-of-foreign-assets-control-ofac-attorney-investigation-audit Whether it's your first time ever hearing about the Office of...Good Seized By U.S. Customs - What Are My Options?
Have you received a seizure notice from U.S. Customs (CBP)? Are you unsure of what your options are or which option is your best course of action? Check out this...How Do We Communicate With Our Clients?
In this video Jacob will explain the way our firm typically communicates with our clients both potential and retained. *** We are determined to help you. We listen carefully to...How Does Our Law Firm Work With Clients?
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Only you know whether or not you had been aware of the fact that you were buying counterfeit goods from overseas at the time of purchase. Whether or not you...Lawyer Answers Commonly Googled Questions About Lawyers
Google court is now in session. *** We are determined to help you. We listen carefully to clients to ensure our understanding of the legal issues at hand, their factual...The Difference Between an OFAC General & Specific License
Need help navigating the waters of an OFAC investigation or the threat of one? Visit the link below. https://clarkespositolaw.lpages.co/office-of-foreign-assets-control-ofac-attorney-investigation-audit Knowing where restrictions imposed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control...Things You Wish You’d Thought about Before Becoming a Tobacco Importer
Are you considering becoming a tobacco importer or are you one already? Watch our video to learn more about some of the things you'll wish you’d thought about before becoming...Think You Only Have One Audit Or Investigation Problem? Think Again
We understand that when there is a problem with your business that it does not remain in isolation but can extend into other areas of your life. If you have...Types of Export Transactions
The basic building blocks to understanding an export transaction is to understand who the parties are, be it the US Principal Party in Interest (USPPI) or the Foreign Principal Party...U S Sanctions On Iran Explained (2021) | Sanctions Seminars
Need help navigating the waters of an OFAC investigation or the threat of one? Visit the link below. https://clarkespositolaw.lpages.co/office-of-foreign-assets-control-ofac-attorney-investigation-audit Welcome to the first installment of our new series, Sanctions Seminars...U.S. Customs (CBP) Investigation? The Penalties Are Higher Than You Think
Are you currently facing a CBP Investigation or the threat of one? If so, the penalties could be higher than you think. In this video we will be looking specifically...What Are OFAC Sanctions?
Need help navigating the waters of an OFAC investigation or the threat of one? Visit the link below. https://clarkespositolaw.lpages.co/office-of-foreign-assets-control-ofac-attorney-investigation-audit The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)...What is "SNAP-R" and How is it Used in an Export Transaction?
The Simplified Network Application Processing Redesign (SNAP-R) ?is the platform where exports can apply for export license applications, commodity classification requests, reexport license applications, and license exception AGR notifications. SNAP-R...What is OFAC and What Does It Do?
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Watch this interview with our Managing Attorney Deanna Clark-Esposito, Esq. and seasoned Business Law attorney, Tony Liu, Esq. of Focus Law Group, where he helps entrepreneurs to stabilize, grow, and...What Should I Do If I Receive An FDA Warning Letter? *5 Steps*
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When it comes to starting a business importing tobacco, you want to be planning at least 2 years in advance of ever having a viable business for the following reasons... Watch our video to hear more from Deanna about what those reasons are. *** We are determined to help you. Navigate the Complexities of International Trade Law with Trusted Counsel. We help growing companies who import and export comply with government regulations. We do this by implementing compliance solutions, resolving probleWho Else Is Coming After You?: OFAC, BIS, and CENSUS Sanctions Apply to Everyone
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Does your business maintain links, trade, or have even tertiary relationships with Russia or Russian entities? If so, you will likely need to do a thorough enterprise risk assessment to...
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