We regularly advise both domestic and international clients on a broad range of commercial transactions, including contracts for the sale of goods, vendor contracts, supply and distribution contracts, sales representative contracts, secured sales with deferred payment arrangements, master supply agreements, equipment leases, supply chain agreements, and conditional sales contracts, among others.
We address UCC issues covered both by the various forms of the Uniform Commercial Code adopted by the respective US states, including conflicts between terms of purchase orders and sales order acknowledgements (the “battle of the forms”), perfection and priority of security interests, and other similar terms. We also address INCOTERMS issues as adopted by the International Chamber of Commerce for international transactions.
We advise, assist and negotiate on behalf of clients on choice of forum and dispute resolution of commercial transactions, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation.
We also assist lenders and borrowers on a UCC issues with respect to credit facilities, leveraged acquisitions, divestitures and spin-offs, intellectual property, licensing, and joint ventures.