In his trade sanctions practice, Mr. Ferrari represents both private individuals and entities in a variety of matters before OFAC seeking to not only protect their rights in current legal matters, but also to make certain that they become informed and aware of what it takes to comply with U.S. trade sanctions. Due to the reach of U.S. trade sanctions law, a number of Mr. Ferrari’s clients are located in various parts of the U.S. and in several countries across the world.
Mr. Ferrari’s representations before OFAC frequently involve investigations concerning violations of the Iranian Transactions Regulations, the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, and the Narcotics Trafficking Sanctions Regulations. As part of these representations, Mr. Ferrari has worked to have individuals names removed from OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals list, answer administrative subpoenas issued during the course of an OFAC investigation, procure OFAC specific licenses to engage in transactions prohibited by OFAC, draft voluntary self-disclosures, develop and implement OFAC compliance programs for international import-export companies, and provide general counseling on OFAC related matters.
Federal Criminal Defense
Mr. Ferrari has served as lead trial counsel on a number of complex federal criminal defense cases. He is a seasoned litigator and also has a masterful understanding of both pre-trial and post-trial procedures. Amongst other matters, Mr. Ferrari has successfully handled:
1. Mail and Wire Fraud cases
2. Mortgage fraud/real estate fraud cases
3. Tax fraud cases
4. Money laundering cases
5. Drug trafficking/importation cases
6. Public corruption cases
7. Federal Appeals