General Corporate Matters

Experience

We advise clients on a wide range of general corporate issues, including corporate strategy, compensation, franchising and licensing, directors' and shareholders' meetings, securities listings, and stock transfer practices.

Representative Matters

  • Represented an organizer of trade conferences in the steel commodities industry, and related publications business.
  • Represented numerous clients in connection with payment disputes, including issuance of demand letters and negotiation of settlement agreements as well as enforcement of settlement agreements.
  • Represented a Norway-based investment firm in the acquisition of various U.S. based real estate assets.
  • Advised on American securities and business law in connection with the establishment of an international company with over $5 billion in assets.
  • Acted as United States counsel in connection with the merger of minerals and mining companies with assets of more than $3 billion;
  • Represented the placement agent in the placement and sale of over $1 billion of asset-backed securities, securitizing credit card, auto loan, medical and lease receivables and other contract rights.
  • Advised foreign companies on U.S. securities law, listing on the U.S. stock exchanges and the establishment of alternative dispute resolution programs.
  • Structured and negotiated the $100 million sale of an aviation components manufacturing business.
  • Represented biotechnology mutual funds in private equity investments in publicly traded entities.
  • Advised an equipment manufacturer headquartered in Europe, with operations in the United States, on the sale of its stock.
  • Represented the seller of a metal stamping business headquartered in the United States and with operations in the People's Republic of China.
  • Structured and documented equity participations for a major investment banking firm, through partnership or membership interests, in numerous real estate projects in New York and throughout the United States.
  • Counseled the underwriter of $250 million first mortgage bonds issued by a public utility.
  • Structured a joint venture of international entities for the development of a cogeneration project in Asia and advised on construction and power purchase contracts.
  • Acted as United States counsel to a multinational mining and metals company in the acquisition of $350 million of secured export notes issued by a Brazilian mining company.
  • Counseled two investment advisory groups in the creation of investment funds supported by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation; one fund was designed to make direct equity investments in businesses located or operating in sub-Saharan Africa, while the other was formed to make direct equity and real estate-related investments in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
  • Represented a Canadian manufacturer in the acquisition of a series of machinery manufacturing plants and related assets in the United States, including one auction under Bankruptcy Court supervision.
  • Developed practical and economical procedures for a large foreign client to acquire a series of small start-up companies in the United States.
  • Represented foreign clients in a large joint venture project in South America.
  • Investigated and developed evidence of fraudulent securities transactions in Europe and the United States that resulted in a recovery of millions of dollars for investors.
  • Prepared agreements to license manufacturing and product technology to companies in several European nations.
  • Represented a broker-dealer firm in connection with the merger with a publicly registered broker-dealer firm.

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