Representative matters

As an attorney:

  • Advised a variety of financiers and obligors on corporate, commercial and general aviation aircraft finance transactions involving such aircraft as AgustaWestland, Boeing, Cessna, Dassault and Gulfstream
  • Advised lenders on real estate and acquisition finance transactions
  • Advised affiliate of an ultra-high net worth individual on: securing a CFIUS clearance contingency in its pre-series A investment (convertible note) in a satellite company; and post-closing events
  • Advised proprietary trader in his purchase of a restricted class B security in a proprietary trading platform and subsequent pre-closing structural changes
  • Advised production company on the assignment of film production rights
  • Advised sponsor on cross-border feeder fund structure for potential French insurance company investors
  • Advised sponsor on the passporting of a UCITS under EU law
  • Advised classic automobile restoration company (typical minimum post-restoration value of >$600,000) on transaction theory and documentation
  • Obtained release of aircraft detained by the Office of Export Enforcement, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security

As a banker/financier:

  • Evaluated, structured and executed transactions involving cross-border lease (tax and non-tax operating leases; finance leases) and secured loan finance transactions relating to aircraft, high speed rail, oil drilling, and construction equipment
  • Considered legal, regulatory, exchange control, currency, booking, tax (income, VAT, etc.) and accounting issues
  • Worked with stakeholders to present transactions to credit committee
  • Evaluated the financing of a supplemental type certificate for the conversion of Airbus A320 passenger aircraft to freighters and feedstock aircraft leasing company

Industry experience

Oil and gas

Gaming

Commercial real estate

Search and rescue

Uranium mining

Education

Commodities trading

Agriculture

Tourism

Gaming

Commercial real estate

Oil and gas

Commodities trading

Agriculture

Search and rescue

Uranium mining

Education

Tourism

Jurisdictions

Austria; Australia; Belgium; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; British Virgin Islands; Canada; Cayman Islands; China; Colombia; Denmark; Estonia; France; Gabon; Germany; Georgia; Hong Kong; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Isle of Man; Italy; Kenya; Kuwait; Lebanon; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Mexico; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nigeria; Norway; Paraguay; Poland; Russia; San Marino; Saudi Arabia; Serbia; Spain; South Africa; South Korea; Sweden; Switzerland; Tanzania; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States.