Ensure Compliance | Enable Performance



clearedcounsel-slider3We help domestic and foreign entities own, manage, and control companies within the US defense, aerospace, and intelligence sectors.

Whether serving as a subject matter expert, outside counsel, or an Outside Director, c2’s professionals are committed to ensuring enterprise compliance, enabling business success, and strengthening the US industrial base.

We provide “cradle to grave” expertise relating to both classified and unclassified government contracts, and we assist domestic and international clients navigate the challenges of doing business with the Federal Government. We are noted authorities on the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), Intelligence Community Directives and Standards (ICD/ICS), the Defense Security Service (DSS) National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and related regulatory mandates.

We are adept at facilitating foreign investment and ownership, and we assist international entities successfully mitigate Foreign Ownership Control and Influence (FOCI) in coordination with the Defense Security Service (DSS) and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). As outside counsel, we help our clients negotiate and implement proxy agreements, voting trust agreements, and Special Security Agreements (SSA).



Outside Directors | Proxy Holders | Voting Trustees

shutterstock_228603055Where our professionals have had no prior involvement with your company, the entities with which it is affiliated or any foreign owner, we may be available to serve as DSS-approved proxy holders, voting trustees, or Outside Directors.

In these roles, we deploy a unique combination of personal integrity, business acumen, industrial security expertise, and sector insight to help you achieve your goals.