Businesses need a global perspective to compete in today's international marketplace. That means recognizing and addressing the cultural and political considerations involved in every transaction. No matter where we work in the world, Locke Lord lawyers are well versed in the importance of knowing the background, history and details of business transactions. We develop strategies unique to each transaction, drawing from the experience of colleagues in our many diverse practice areas.
We work extensively with foreign and domestic clients on international and corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, subsidiaries and branch operations, foreign investments, public offerings by foreign issuers in the United States and energy industry transactions. Our clients turn to us for help on issues of commercial lending, franchising and licensing, product distribution and sales representative arrangements, direct product sales, import and export trade finance issues and immigration matters.
Our many years of experience combine to address our clients’ needs in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing transactions quickly and efficiently. We regularly address a wide range of issues, including foreign exchange, capital repatriation, securities issuances and regulation (both domestically and internationally), employment matters, tax issues, technology licensing, foreign investment and product distribution. Our lawyers also regularly provide advice concerning post-transactional operational issues.