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Epstein Becker Green's cross-border transaction attorneys partner with U.S. companies that are planning to expand their presence abroad or have found themselves the target of inbound foreign investment, as well as foreign investors and companies that wish to do business or raise capital in the United States. Our attorneys represent domestic and international clients from various industries, including health care and life sciences, financial services, hospitality, real estate, retail, and transportation. We have the experience, know-how, and resources necessary to handle the complex issues that arise from cross-border investments.

At Epstein Becker Green, we understand the cultural nuances, legal difficulties, and risks related to structuring foreign investments and operating international businesses. Our language capabilities include Arabic, Creole, Czech, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Gaelic, German, Greek, Gujrati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, and Turkish. In addition, the firm has successfully implemented focused initiatives in Asia, Europe, and South America to assist companies doing business in the United States.

Epstein Becker Green is also a founding member of the International Lawyers Network ("ILN"), an association of over 90 select law firms with more than 5,000 lawyers worldwide. The ILN provides Epstein Becker Green with easy access to high-quality legal services in 66 countries on six continents, which enables the firm to effectively serve our clients wherever their businesses take them.

Foreign Investments

Epstein Becker Green regularly counsels U.S. companies on their overseas investments and business activities. We represent U.S. interests in a broad range of international corporate, financial, real estate, and commercial transactions. Our services include structuring and negotiating the following with foreign private interests:

  • International joint venture agreements
  • Cross-border acquisition, sale, and lease arrangements
  • International license, distribution, and franchise agreements
  • International financial arrangements

U.S. Investments

Epstein Becker Green counsels public and private foreign investors on a wide array of U.S. investments. Foreign investors seek our advice and counsel with regard to purchasing or investing in a U.S. enterprise, whether through the direct acquisition of assets, the purchase of company shares, or some other means.

Foreign Companies

Epstein Becker Green counsels foreign companies looking to raise capital in the United States through public and private placements of their securities; establish U.S. subsidiaries; and enter into joint ventures, commercial agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactions with U.S. companies.