Clark Hill represents sponsors, servicers, investment managers, collateral managers, issuers, banks, commercial paper conduits, and other investors in securitizations and structured financings.
We are dedicated to remaining ahead of the curve when it comes to developments surrounding applicable federal bankruptcy laws, bank regulatory matters, and state laws that impact these transactions.
Our team performs legal due diligence, advises on structuring issues, prepares and negotiates special purpose entity formation documents, prepares and negotiates transaction documents, and renders Uniform Commercial Code and other relevant state law and federal bankruptcy legal opinions. We have extensive experience with both on- and off-balance sheet securitizations under generally accepted accounting principles in the United States and International Financial Reporting Standards of trade receivables generated by companies in a wide array of industries, such as energy, transportation, cement and building supplies, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, temporary staffing services, food processing and distribution, paper products, retailing, equipment manufacturing, and financial services.
Moreover, our attorneys negotiate and close securitizations of equipment lease receivables, mortgage notes, and chattel paper. We have also handled structured timberland installment sales and structured class action settlements secured by marketable securities portfolios.
Our firm excels in securitizations and other structured finance transactions because our attorneys have been involved in such initiatives for decades. We know the terrain and advise our clients on sound business judgment and reasonable solutions to the complicated challenges they face. Our value proposition in these transactions is second to none.