International business counsel, to include negotiating, preparing, and implementing international agreements; providing advice on insuring monies owed to clients by a foreign partner are paid, especially in the event that a conflict between the U.S. client and the foreign partner arises.
Mr. Buckley learned about international business when he started an international consulting company providing services to clients seeking to do business overseas.
As an officer in a foreign company, he negotiated agreements with U.S. and British companies on behalf of his foreign principals.
This unique perspective on the foreign legal environment provides a value that few attorneys can offer to clients…the ability to view transactions from a foreign legal perspective.
Mr. Buckley has negotiated numerous distributor, joint venture, and agency agreements on behalf of his clients. He understands the problem inherent in operating in different legal environments, and the conflicts that can arise as a result of those differences. Mr. Buckley is versed in French and Arabic, and lectures on various aspects of international law, Islamic jurisprudence, and strategic decision-making related to international trade.
A limited number of business planning and estate planning clients require diversified knowledge of international issues. This includes the use of asset protection tools that are only available using jurisdictions outside the United States, including offshore insurance products.