International Trade

Thomas Nelson Attorneys, in this aspect of international trade, deals with matters including marine commerce, shipping, the law of the sea generally, the transportation of passengers and cargo by sea, air, road and Custom permits and rules as to tariffs and related matters. We also cover many commercial activities, although land-based or occurring wholly on land, that is maritime in character.

Our work includes advice to clients on interpreting the scope and applicability of Zimbabwe’s export controls, economic sanctions and determining the export and import classification of products and technologies, obtaining licenses and other authorizations, obtaining commodity jurisdiction determinations, and defending clients in tax, regulatory, be it environmental, healthy, energy, administrative and criminal enforcement actions. We frequently assist clients in the development and implementation of internal compliance programs, the conduct of internal investigations and the design of remedial measures (including in-house training programs).