Troy Shaffer is a senior trade advisor with the Global Franchise and Supply Network in Dallas. Troy leverages over 29 years of federal law enforcement experience in assisting domestic and foreign corporations with U.S. export regulations and global logistics. Troy is well-versed in a wide-array of industries, both foreign and domestic, in international trade regulations governing export of dual-use commodities, defense articles, software and technology, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, the U.S. Foreign Trade Regulations and various embargoes and sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Prior to joining Polsinelli, Troy served 18 years as a senior special agent for the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry & Security enforcing U.S. export laws. Troy also served with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) conducting procurement fraud investigations and with the U.S. Customs Service (now known as Customs and Border Protection) uniformed division enforcing over 400 laws for forty different agencies. Troy is an esteemed professional that has been recognized as such. In 2015 he was named the Departments of Commerce’s Special Agent of the Year for the landmark investigation and prosecution of Schlumberger which resulted in the largest criminal penalty to date for a nonbank export investigation.
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What to Do When a Special Agent Knocks at Your Door!
Presenter, ICPA Annual Conference – Trade Wars, Compliance Strikes Back
March 25, 2019
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Updates to Export Regulations
Presenter, State Bar of Texas International Law Section
February 26, 2019
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Exporting with the Experts: FCPA, Export Regulations and Compliance
Lecturer, University of Texas at Arlington
February 16, 2019
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ZTE Case Study
Presenter, Ft Worth Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
December 19, 2018
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Export Controls and Enforcements
Guest Lectuer, Baylor University Global Trade Compliance Course
September 25, 2018
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Basics of Exporting
Sponsor, BIS Exporter Counseling Conference Houston
June 11-14, 2018
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ZTE: Easy as 1, 2, 3 … Presentation
Speaker, State Bar of Texas, International Law Section
April 5, 2018
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Exporting with the Experts: FCPA, Export Regulations and Compliance
Lecturer, University of Texas at Arlington
February 24, 2018
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Export Controls and Enforcements
Guest Lecturer, Baylor University Global Trade Compliance Course
February 20, 2018
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Alternative Careers in Law
Guest Lecturer, Texas State Bar International Law Section at Southern Methodist University
January 25, 2018