Foreign Trade and Logistics

For most companies, global relationships with customers and suppliers are now part of day-to-day business. This applies to nearly all sectors, and foreign trade and customs have become an integral aspect of business operations.

GvW advises companies, forwarding agents, insurance providers and logistics service providers on all areas of foreign trade and customs law. Our team in Hamburg and Brussels offers advice on drafting and negotiating contracts under civil law as well as in relation to financing and security for payment. We represent companies and their senior employees in proceedings before the national authorities and the European Commission as well as financial, civil, criminal and administrative courts all the way to the European Court of Justice. We are also particularly active in the field of compliance consulting.

Key sectors:
  • Pharmaceuticals/healthcare
  • Food, electronics
  • New media
  • Financial services
  • Textiles/shoes and industrial plants