Cross-Border Commercial Transactions Representative Matters

A representation of some of the cross-border commercial matters we have handled includes: 

  • Represented electronics component importer on wide range of intellectual property and import matters.
  • Outside counsel to German biotech firm establishing their U.S. branch office and U.S. marketing presence.
  • Represented Hong Kong film distributor in setting up branch office in the U.S. and advising on distribution agreements.
  • Represents Taiwanese fuel additive distributor to set up sales offices in the United States and obtain government approval for products; prepare agency in sales agreements.
  • An international specialty freight forwarding and logistics company in a series of transactions including the acquisition of two companies in England; the formation of a joint venture in Mexico with a Brazilian company; the acquisition of three companies in Mexico; and the acquisition of a U.S. freight forwarding company for the fine arts industry. The enterprise value of these acquisitions is in excess of $30 million.
  • A logistics company in the international reorganization of the company and subsequent sale of 55 percent of its equity to a private equity firm for $60 million.
  • A manufacturer of organic beverages in a series of equity investments (totaling more than $21 million) made by private equity investors from Switzerland, the Bahamas, Canada and the United States.
  • A privately held Swiss medical device company in all aspects of its U.S. and worldwide operations, including strategic acquisitions across the globe and the $120 million sale of the company to a publicly traded company.
  • An Australian public company in the acquisition of 44 Wall Street, NY, for $56 million.
  • A major London-based bank in numerous transactions, the value of which exceeded $1 billion.
  • A Middle East-based fund's investment in a U.S.-based multibillion-dollar energy investment fund.
  • A NYSE company in negotiating and drafting a joint venture agreement with a Swiss company.
  • The stockholders of the largest independent distributor of medical x-ray tubes in China in the sale of the company to a publicly traded U.S. company.
  • Several Italian companies in the formation of U.S. subsidiaries.
  • A U.S. subsidiary of a major listed Japanese human resources firm.
  • The Special Olympics Games Organizing Committee on legal and other matters related to the 2005 Winter Games in Nagano, Japan.
  • Many U.S. subsidiaries of Korean companies in an outside general counsel capacity.
  • A major Korean LED manufacturer in a joint venture and settlement of disputes with its joint venture partner.
  • A Netherlands-based international provider of digital document management technologies and services in an outside general counsel capacity.
  • A large Swiss-based apparel company’s U.S. operations.
  • The world’s largest Mari culture company with operations in Ecuador, Chile and Scotland.
  • A U.S. subsidiary of a German-based leading turning machine manufacturer in an outside general counsel capacity.
  • A European state in its privatization of an oil refinery and distribution company.
  • A U.S. subsidiary of a listed Japanese company in connection with the expansion of its restaurant business in the United States and globally in related corporate, tax and trademark issues.
  • A subsidiary of a major Korean public company for a number of years in complex component supply contracts with major U.S. corporations.
  • A capital markets advisory group as general counsel in its expansion activities, broker-dealer work and coordination of expansion into Europe.
  • Several U.K. companies with U.S. operations in various matters, including the preparation of distributor agreements and terms of conditions of sale.
  • Formed trade corporation for Chinese firms looking to sell products in the United States.
  • Several companies in establishing worldwide distribution and licensing networks.
  • An Indian public company with a wholly owned subsidiary in the United States in acquisition of a California-based company with revenues in excess of $80 million.
  • An alternative investment fund focused on real estate investment in India as it established operations in the United States, assisting with the structure of a fund with an off-shore component as well as bond financing issues.
  • A HIPAA-compliant offshore medical transcription service based in India in a cross-border acquisition.
  • An Indian public company in the formation of its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary based in Texas. Also handle U.S. immigration and U.S. corporate governance work for this client.
  • A privately held software development company in Spain in the structure of its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary. We continue to represent this client as it establishes a private foundation and seeks to raise capital in the United States through a $45 million offering.