Legal Aid Lawyers Westbank - Our Financial Services Group assists clients in issues related to restructuring, insolvency and finance. Our team members' background in the financial services business equips them with the skills and insights to evaluate the requirements of our financial services clients. We have a deep knowledge of the documents and structure connecting to transactions, and we have many years of experience working within the various trades and regulatory environment wherein our clients operate. We combine technical expertise together with the applicable business knowledge within practice groups and industry teams to help every client's specific needs.
Our group acts for large finance organizations including non-bank lenders, banks as well as other companies. We have knowledge working with syndications and participations, asset-based lending and secured transactions, and even have worked in fields of commercial finance, consisting of mezzanine, subordinated debt, private equity and film financings in the United States and Canada. We are mostly known for our work with secured and alternative financing. We have developed exceptional relationships in the lending community, that allows us to be able to assist corporate clients to secure financing from the most appropriate lender.
For our clients, we can implement various types of financing transactions consisting of multi-currency loans, project financings, cross-border and syndicated loans, letter of acquisition facilities, credit facilities, real estate financings, asset based lending and venture capital financings. Our professionals will document and structure bulk lease financing facilities pursuant to which lenders finance portfolios of equipment leases. We even develop the off-balance sheet financing of energy retrofits of private and public buildings. Our assistance comprise documenting and structuring on- and off- balance sheet financings comprising sales of receivables, conditional sale agreements, leverage buyouts, equipment leases and non-rated asset securitization. We advise clients about the lenders' standard form documentation and lending procedures and policies.
Working closely along with our Tax Group, we represent financial institutions in their domestic and offshore investment activities and provide suggestion about innovative risk management techniques involving financial derivatives.
Our Insolvency and Restructuring Team gives services in all fields of insolvency law to financial institutions, trade creditors, debtors, liquidators, debtor-in-possession lenders, receivers and trustees. We assist with proposals, reorganizations, restructurings, receiverships, workouts, bankruptcies, liquidations and enforcements.
Our litigators develop strategies so as to enhance recoveries or minimize the effect of insolvency upon the interests of stakeholders.
We help senior and subordinated borrowers, investors and lenders with the structuring and implementation of debt workout arrangements. By providing innovative transactional advice, especially about out-of-court restructurings and the sale and purchase of insolvent businesses, we are an effective addition to management teams.
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