Accomplishments

ASIA
  • Negotiated and prepared purchase contracts and the issuance of international letters of credit for the purchase of Korean garments by a U.S.-based manufacturer.
EUROPE
  • Acted as transactional counsel to borrower of a $75 million USD loan facility from a London-based private financial group.
  • Transactional counsel to a U.S.-based company in the purchase of Italian leather products including freight forwarder participation and release of the product.
  • Collaborated with local counsel in Germany to bring an action for breach of contract and fraud in an international commercial matter.
  • Represented Swiss national shareholder in a dispute regarding an attempted buy-out of a corporate entity.
  • Represented client in a Hague arbitration proceeding.
  • Defended European-based business and individual owner thereof against charges of international fraudulent telemarketing. 
  • Defended Irish national financier from an SEC investigation and law suit in which fraud and promotion of international loan guarantees were alleged.
LATIN AMERICA
  • Transactional counsel to the closure of a loan facility and joint venture with the largest Mexican-based international producer of cigarettes for distribution in Lebanon and the greater Middle East.
  • Successfully negotiated a letter of intent for a U.S.-based individual who sought to acquire exclusive rights to the importation of a South American soft drink.
  • Transactional counsel to U.S.-based importer of Brazilian shoes.
MIDDLE EAST
  • Transactional counsel to beneficiary of a $150 million USD securities offering underwritten by the Arab Bank of Jordan.
  • Secured the release of U.A.E. product held by U.S. Customs in Norfolk, Virginia.
  • Negotiated and prepared closing documents of a credit facility of $1 million USD issued by the Bank of Kuwait.
  • Represented a Jordan-based corporation in the establishment of a U.S.-based subsidiary corporation.
  • Brought an action on behalf of a Lebanese national seeking to collect on a $1.6 million USD debt owed by the defendant.
  • Secured the release of the proceeds of a Saudi-based business transaction wrongfully seized by OFAC of the U.S. Treasury Department.

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