The Stark & Stark Banking & Financial Services practice represents local, regional and national commercial and consumer banks, insurance companies, private equity firms and hedge funds actively pursuing effective legal strategies in matters relating to regulatory compliance, lending and workouts. Often working with other business lawyers at the firm who bring relevant and critical knowledge of related disciplines, we guide our clients in a wide range of transactions, from simple term loans and refinancing to complex real estate investments or asset-based financing. Our experience and active presence in the marketplace enables us to provide clients with comprehensive legal advice on all types of regulatory and sophisticated transactions.
Our Banking & Financial Legal Services
Our Business & Financial Services attorneys appreciate the practical realities of business and respond quickly to achieve client goals, recognizing that in a very real sense, time is equivalent of money for lenders. We have a business-centric pragmatic approach, as we recognize some circumstances require an immediate and aggressive method while others require a more tactical negotiated solution to expedite transactions. Our goal is to provide each of our clients with timely and economical services that take into consideration both their legal needs and their practical business concerns.
A Solutions-Focused Approach
Drawing on our extensive product expertise and regular work alongside our regulatory, litigation, restructuring and other specialists, we work hard to develop innovative solutions for our clients. Our solutions-focused culture allows us to provide an intentionally structured legal approach over a broad spectrum of disciplines assisting our clients with:
- Commitment preparation and negotiations
- Loan financing and structuring
- Preparation and negotiation of participation documents
- Examination and counseling in environmental matters, real estate land use approvals and avoidance of lender liability pitfalls
- Litigation, enforcement and compliance.
Stark & Stark represents lenders in a range of transactions, from simple commercial term loans and refinancings to complex commercial real estate projects to asset-based financing. We assist them in:
- Commitment preparation and negotiation
- Development and verification of funding compliance requirements
- Loan structuring
- Preparation and negotiation of participation documents.
Representation of our clients in commercial and real estate lending transactions includes examination and counseling in many diverse areas, such as environmental matters, real estate land use approvals and avoidance of lender liability pitfalls.
In most instances, Stark & Stark provides commercial lending clients with prequoted fixed fees at the outset of a new loan transaction. This enables the lender and its borrower to arrive at an “up front” understanding of the cost of the intended transaction.
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