Meena Sharma is an associate in the International Trade and CFIUS/National Security practice groups. Ms. Sharma’s practice covers international trade and investment, economic sanctions, export controls, and anti-corruption compliance. Her regional focus areas include China, where she previously worked, and India.
Ms. Sharma regularly represents and advises foreign and domestic companies across industries in securing the approval of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Among other CFIUS matters, Ms. Sharma has handled significant transactions involving Chinese investments, representing US and Chinese companies.
In the area of international trade, Ms. Sharma counsels companies on US economic sanctions and export control regulations administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), and the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). She also regularly advises companies on compliance, licensing, and enforcement actions, has led internal investigations and assisted companies in filing voluntary self-disclosures with OFAC, DDTC, and BIS.
Ms. Sharma also assists foreign and domestic companies in conducting anti-corruption compliance risk assessments and developing and implementing tailored programs to ensure compliance with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).