Principal International Trade & Investment Law PLLC (ITI Law).
Mr. Bechky began his career at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he worked for the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Customs Service, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Before founding ITI Law in 2013, Perry also practiced for over thirteen years at two global law firms and taught for five years at two universities.
Mr. Bechky has handled all aspects of economic sanctions, including civil penalty proceedings, compliance, counseling, expert testimony, internal investigations, interpretative rulings, licensing, and securities disclosure. His experience with sanctions extends beyond OFAC regulations to include such statutes as the Helms-Burton Act, the Iran Sanctions Act, and the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act, as well as international measures like UN Security Council resolutions and foreign “blocking statutes.” He has also handled other regulatory issues affecting international business, including national security reviews of transnational mergers and acquisitions by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) under the Exon-Florio Amendment and the Foreign Investment and National Security Act (FINSA), export controls maintained by the Departments of Commerce and State (EAR and ITAR), and trade policy.Mr. Bechky has managed significant international projects before the federal courts, federal regulators, and international tribunals. His clients have included national governments, international organizations, and leading businesses in agriculture, banking and finance, energy, manufacturing, services, and technology.