Bryan Cave LLP
Bryan Cave LLP is a leading business and litigation firm with global reach, a strong reputation and a long history of success. We do interesting and challenging work for a diverse client base, including businesses, financial institutions and not-for-profit organizations, government entities and individual clients. With more than 1,100 lawyers and consulting professionals in 24 offices worldwide, we pride ourselves on proactive, solution-oriented work in every major area of interest
Our Core Values
At Bryan Cave, we take our role as an advocate for, and a trusted advisor to, our clients very seriously – whether we are working on a $100 million problem or a pro bono matter. At the heart of everything we do is a set of core values that define who we are and who we want to be:
- We are One Firm
- We have a passionate, long term commitment to our clients
- We treat our colleagues as we do our best clients
- We demand and offer professional excellence
- We promote and embrace diversity
- We make a difference in our communities and society
At Bryan Cave, we truly have a shared practice and not just a shared name. That means lawyers from different offices often collaborate as a routine part of every day. We have worked hard to eliminate fiscal and geographic boundaries between our offices; central to that viewpoint is the fact that we practice in Client Service Groups which are either specific to an area of law or directed toward industry groups. Group members may come from various disciplines and offices around the globe. Client Service Groups facilitate crosspractice and inter-office collaboration.
It is significant that our offices are not profit centers. Each client is considered a client of the whole firm – with access to the resources that will best serve their needs. We act as one firm because it serves our clients best. We serve clients around the world, and they deserve and expect guidance from professionals with a vision, footprint and perspective as broad and global as their own.
Bryan Cave International Consulting LLC
Bryan Cave International Consulting LLC ("BCIC") is a consulting firm of non-lawyer professionals affiliated with Bryan Cave LLP. BCIC operates as an extension of Bryan Cave’s International Trade Group which offers timely legal advice on the full range of subjects necessary for corporate clients engaged in international business.
As a trade and customs consultancy based in Asia, BCIC is well-positioned to provide clients with the strategic and operational advice needed to anticipate, react to and benefit from the diverse and constantly evolving regulatory landscape of the Asian region. BCIC provides advisory and advocacy services to multinational clients in the IT/electronics, automotive, agricultural, logistics, chemicals and other industries on a range of customs, trade and investment matters. While based in Asia, the BCIC team also assists clients with trade matters in major trade jurisdictions throughout the world.
BCIC’s non-lawyer professionals have served as senior customs and trade officials in South East Asia and China. They have decades of experience in their fields and broad contacts in their respective countries. Their expertise includes customs regulations, trade remedies, World Trade Organization ("WTO") matters and international business planning under free trade agreements ("FTAs").
BCIC’s customs and trade expertise in Asia allows it to offer strategic and operational advice on a full range of subjects necessary for clients engaged in international business:
- Customs Compliance & Advisory
- WTO/FTA Advisory
- Anti-Illicit Trade Services
- Asia Trade Intelligence Services
- ASEAN Practice
- China Customs Practice
- Singapore Customs Practice