Banking & Finance Practice represents lenders, underwriters, arrangers,
borrowers and other clients in their various roles in financing transactions,
and provides reasoned and timely advice concerning:
- Debtor-in-possession and
exit financings and other credit transactions.
entrust us with their must-win matters - disputes in which huge sums,
invaluable patents and brands, closely guarded market strategies, and
even out-and-out company survival are at stake. Our global Litigation
and Arbitration group is ready to respond. We are prepared to do whatever
it takes - strategically and decisively - to assure that your best business
interests are served. We do not just "litigate." We regularly try and
arbitrate cases to conclusion.
Corporate practice has experienced attorneys who provide a broad range
of corporate and business services to publicly held corporations and private
businesses. In many cases, we serve as general counsel for corporations
and represent them in all aspects of their corporate life - from the original
establishment of the enterprise through all aspects of its evolution and
operation. Our corporate practice is broad and often intersects with closely
related practices - particularly tax, corporate transactions, and securities.
are involved in all aspects of corporate governance, including director
and officer liability. We represent corporations in structuring their
initial capitalization and in ongoing corporate financing transactions
utilizing a wide range of public and private debt and equity instruments.
are active in domestic and cross-border corporate transactions - major
mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, as well as equity investments
and change of control transactions. We also counsel businesses in connection
with their ongoing contractual relationships with domestic and international
customers, suppliers, and distributors.
highly experienced tax attorneys, working from offices worldwide,
can combine their in-depth knowledge to help you manage the tax aspects
of your most ambitious and difficult undertakings.
Legislative practice counsels sovereigns on necessary law reforms in emerging
market economies; advises on treaty negotiations involving trade, taxation
and investment; assists with ongoing legislation in such areas as international
trade and taxation; and represents sovereigns and state-owned entities.
Substantial capabilities and resources are concentrated in a dedicated
telecommunications, media and technology practice group, which involves
lawyers who combine industry and product specialization, based throughout
the Firm's global network of offices. Working on behalf of governments,
regulatory bodies and telecommunications operators, we have considerable
know-how in the area of telecommunications regulation, especially concerning
access, interconnection, licensing, numbering, spectrum, tariffs and unfair
Gas, Mining & Infrastructure
Our worldwide Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance Group comprises
of dedicated lawyers in offices located around the globe. We have
market-leading experience advising clients on legal matters related to
development, financing and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the oil
and gas, power, infrastructure and other major project sectors.