Nevena Simidjiyska Appointed to Steering Committee of ABA’s Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee

October 1, 2012 – Press Releases

Nevena Simidjiyska, experienced corporate and export control attorney resident in the Philadelphia office of Fox Rothschild LLP, was recently appointed to the Steering Committee of the American Bar Association's Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee.

In her role, Simidjiyska will assist the committee with education, outreach and advocacy in the areas of United States export controls and economic sanctions and embargoes.

Simidjiyska represents both domestic and international clients in import and export control matters. She handles issues relating to customs classification requirements; develops and updates internal compliance policies and procedures; and advises on export licensing and other export controls involving compliance under the Export Administration Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Trading with the Enemy Act (TWEA) and the International Economic Emergency Powers Act (IEEPA).

She combines her knowledge of corporate, public finance and international law to create a multifaceted practice to address her clients' needs. Her corporate experience includes mergers and acquisitions, lending and secured transactions, securities and general corporate representation of publicly held and family-owned businesses. Simidjiyska advises clients in the areas of commercial contracts, corporate governance, employment agreements, noncompetition agreements, as well as shareholder, limited liability company and partnership agreements.

Simidjiyska received her A.B. from Princeton University in 2004 and her J.D. from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law in 2007.