International Law

Greenspoon Marder's International Law Practice provides comprehensive representation in the areas of corporate and commercial trans-national law and investments (as well as International Taxation). As a full-service law firm, our international practice has the luxury of drawing on the resources and expertise of myriad disciplines, including our tax, corporate, securities, intellectual property, banking, real estate, litigation and trusts and estates attorneys.

We have represented clients in many diverse industries and professions, including:

  • Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Franchisors and Franchisees
  • Governmental Entities
  • Importers and Exporters
  • Individuals
  • Investors
  • Manufacturers
  • Maritime Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Private and Public Corporations
  • Real Estate Developers

The attorneys involved in our international law practice are highly experienced and knowledgeable with regard to the cultures, government infrastructure and international organizations of Latin America. We know and understand what is required to successfully conduct business in foreign countries; in addition, we keep close relationships and alliances with lawyers and law firms throughout the world and call on them when necessary.

Our International Law Practice assists foreign companies, -- including companies engaged in regulated industries such as banks, broker-dealers and investment advisors -- in forming subsidiaries or representative offices in the United States. We also assist foreign companies engaging in financial transactions and acquisitions and offer counsel regarding commercial operations, as well as sophisticated domestic and international tax planning and corporate securities counsel. Our mergers & acquisition experience includes representation of U.S. clients in making acquisitions that include foreign operations, as well as assisting foreign clients in the acquisition of U.S. companies.

At Greenspoon Marder, we assist clients with project finance. We represent project sponsors, lenders and investors in connection with the development, financing, construction and operation of domestic and international capital-intensive projects, including thermal energy generation facilities, oil refineries and other major infrastructure assets.

We have assisted clients in formation of off-shore entities, including insurers and banks. We have also assisted foreign clients in connection with commercial paper and medium-term note programs, euro dollar and foreign currency denominated loan facilities and securities offerings. In addition, we have advised foreign and U.S. clients regarding foreign currency swaps and other derivative transactions.

Additional experience includes negotiating and preparing international joint ventures, licensing, distributorship and franchise agreements for domestic and foreign businesses and governments. In addition, our attorneys are highly skilled in handling complex litigation involving multiple parties and claims, and whose representation includes both foreign clients in domestic litigation and domestic clients in cross-border disputes.

We also represent represent foreign and domestic businesses of all types, including high technology companies, universities and research institutes in protecting, licensing and transferring biomedical, pharmaceutical, chemical, mechanical and electrical technologies and other intellectual property throughout the world.

Areas of specialization within our international law practice include:

  • Advisory Services
  • Banking, Insurance and Investment
  • Country Funds and other Investment Funds
  • Corporate Law and Securities
  • Corporate Reorganizations
  • Cross-Border Finance
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Foreign Enforcement of U.S. Judgments
  • International and Domestic Tax Planning
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Maritime, Freight and Transportation Law
  • Project Finance
  • Technology Law and Licensing
  • Trade, Customs and Tariffs
  • Trade Finance
  • Trademarks and Copyrights

As a full-service business law firm, Greenspoon Marder also has a network of advisors and professionals, including international accountants, bankers and business managers, which we call upon for assistance when necessary. In addition, our International Law attorneys are backed by 140 attorneys in more than 40 areas of practice, including: International TaxationCorporate & BusinessBankingFinance & TransactionsReal EstateIntellectual PropertyLitigationMediationRegulatory Compliance & Defense; and more.