International Law

Clark Hill regularly represents clients in complex cross-border engagements for manufacturing, health care, technology, service, and distribution businesses. Our International Legal Services team can advise clients on commercial transactions, import/export issues, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, financings, distributor appointments, intellectual property protection, enterprise restructurings, and real estate. We also represent foreign-based businesses in acquiring or establishing and growing operations in the United States.

We counsel businesses on virtually all of the opportunities and legal challenges they face. We represent clients before a wide array of government agencies at all levels. Our attorneys and other professionals often represent  U.S. and foreign clients in cross-border transactions involving Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, and North America.

Our clients benefit from not only our experience and perspective, but also from the resources available through our global memberships in legal networks containing firms with whom we have regular contact in over 100 countries. These are firms in which we share similar quality controls and rate structures, who have specialized knowledge and extensive local contacts in their respective countries. 

Experience

Represented a U.S. distributor of chemicals for criminal violations of the provisions of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
Represented a class of claimants regarding currency seized under bulk cash smuggling provisions of the U.S.A. Patriot Act
Counsel to the administrative agent and lead arranger with respect to approximately $160,000,000 in senior secured credit facilities consisting of first lien, second lien and fully subordinated tranches as well as letter of credit and working cash sub-facilities for a specialized manufacturing company with U.S. and Canadian operations. The credit facilities provided for the recapitalization of and working capital for the loan parties and are secured by liens on substantially all of such parties' real and personal U.S. and Canadian assets.
Represented the Agent with respect to a $75,000,000 asset based credit facility involving borrowers in the steel industry, one of which is located in the United Kingdom. The credit facility was secured by assets located in the United States and the United Kingdom. TR&A also provided counsel as to the transaction structure including analysis as to deemed dividend, withholding tax and pension liability issues.
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