Eren Lawyers Expertise

Economic Sanctions, Anti-Money Laundering, Export Controls

The Eren Law Firm is comprised of lawyers formerly of the US Treasury Department (OFAC), the US State Department, and the US Justice Department, who collectively have more than 60 years of unrivalled full- time experience in dealing with international banking and financial issues implicating economic sanctions and anti-money laundering laws. We advise and represent clients with respect to all aspects of US economic sanctions, US anti-money laundering laws, as well as US export controls, and other US financial/trade regulatory matters.

International Litigation and International Arbitration

Our lawyers also have extensive experience in advising and representing clients in a broad range of international litigation and international arbitration matters in a variety of fora. Most importantly, in commercial and investment contracts, our lawyers advise clients on ways to protect their interests and avoid disputes.

We posses unparalleled experience with respect to litigation/arbitration involving states and state-owned companies and foreign sovereign immunity. Mr. Ristau was a co-author of the U.S. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 and he testified before the U.S. Congress in support of the Act while he was Director of the Office of Foreign Litigation at the U.S. Department of Justice between 1963 and 1981. Additionally, Mr. Ristau is the author of International Judicial Assistance (Civil and Criminal) and a world-renown authority on international judicial/legal assistance.


Our legal expertise comes with our knowledge of our client's business and their industry/sector, and a deep understanding and appreciation of how laws and regulations apply to and impact their businesses.

Our clients include leading banks, other financial institutions, financial services companies, Fortune 500 corporations as well as other public and private companies, and governments from around the world.