Zlatko “Zack” Hadzismajlovic focuses his practice on international trade, export controls and customs matters as well as U.S. and U.K. immigration and global mobility issues.
International Trade, Export Controls and Customs Matters
Zack represents clients in a wide spectrum of controlled defense, dual-use (ITAR, EAR, OFAC) and purely commercial trade matters. In addition, Zack counsels client in navigating deals through the newly reformed review and submission requirements related to foreign direct investments (CFIUS, FOCI, BEA) as well as in the pre-transaction planning and diligence and post-transaction implementation of mitigation instruments. Specific areas of coverage include:
- representation in criminal investigation and before a number of federal administrative agencies and tribunals, including OFAC, DDTC, BIS, DSS, DOHA, and CBP
- compliance planning and implementation
- internal and government-directed audits
- risk assessment, due diligence and compliance reviews of entities related to corporate reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions and asset purchases
- FOCI and CFIUS determinations and filing
- preparation of WDA/TAAs, licenses, directed and voluntary disclosures
- implementation of, and training on, export control policies and procedures
- reinstatement and removal from debarred/denied parties’ lists.
U.S. and U.K. Immigration and Global Mobility Counseling
Zack represents employers and entrepreneurs in connection with all aspects of U.S. and U.K. immigration and nationality laws and in investigations and hearings before EOIR, AAO, BIA, Federal District Courts, and Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as in investigations conducted by Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Labor. Specific areas of coverage include matters covering preparation and implementation of corporate policies; employment and independent contractor agreements; and pre-employment, employment, transfer and termination advice. He has extensive experience in preparing a range of nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions including criminal waivers of inadmissibility; national interest waivers; citizenship and nationality matters, including analyzing dual-citizenship, relinquishment of citizenship, derivative acquisition of citizenship, and naturalization under special eligibility provisions; and applications for inclusion on the list of American Institutions of Research.