LDT works with defense companies to ensure they have the internal control systems and oversight mechanisms in place that will promote important international defense cooperation consistent with the security and foreign policy interests of the United States.
We Help Clients
Identify and manage political and regulatory risks;
Troubleshoot and manage export control crises;
Conduct internal investigations;
Prepare voluntary disclosures and introduce remedial compliance measures;
Ensure international marketing, sales and R & D programs are soundly conceived to provide compliance with applicable laws and regulations of governments having jurisdiction;
Establish sound internal control systems based on principles set forth by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission and the Government Accountability Office;
Design internal compliance programs that meet U.S. Government standards, including those established by the Departments of State, Commerce, USAM Principles for Federal Prosecution of Business Organziations and the U.S. Sentencing Commission;
Introduce high standards of ethical conduct;
Reinforce corporate governance and responsibility; and
Build strategic partnerships with other companies by enhancing corporate reputations for reliability and governance.
--Audit and identification of weaknesses for a U.S. satellite company and development of remedial compliance measures; -- Audit and identification of weaknesses for a U.S. manufacturer of land systems and redesign of compliance program; --Design of a web-based compliance program and related internal controls and operating procedures for a UK-based multinational firm; --Development of complex technical assistance agreements for global marketing and sales of satellite TT&C facilities; --In-house seminar for Board of Directors of a French multinational firm concerning trends and issues in transatlantic defense cooperation; --Development of audit methodology and plan for determining export control jurisdiction for the product line of a Fortune 500 company’s multinational subsidiaries and affiliates; and --Design of oversight and compliance mechanisms for various U.S. companies subject to U.S. Government civil or criminal enforcement actions.