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Due to the continued globalization of business worldwide and our clients', and the firm's, expansion into overseas markets, our lawyers are increasingly involved in multi-national and cross-border matters ranging the whole gamut of services provided to United States based clients on United States based matters.

Duane Morris lawyers routinely represent foreign companies asserting interests against domestic debtors, both in federal district and federal bankruptcy courts. These lawyers have also represented foreign companies in their efforts to acquire assets from a bankrupt debtor's estate or in structuring other transactions with debtors-in-possession. The firm is often called upon to represent parties-in-interest in cross-border cases filed by or on behalf of foreign debtors under Chapter 15 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. In addition, our lawyers have been involved in numerous overseas financial restructuring transactions involving multi-national companies and the restructuring of indebtedness owed to both domestic and foreign lenders.

Group Presentations
  Duane Morris Attorney Keri Wintle to Moderate Session at ABI 23rd Annual Northeast Bankruptcy Conference, Omni Mount Washington Resort, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, July 15, 2016
Duane Morris Attorney Catherine Beideman Heitzenrater to Present Webcast on Uniform Commercial Code Article 9, Webcast, May 12, 2016
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Earn-Out Constructs: Getting the Matrix Right
, July 23, 2016
“The carrying power of a bridge is not the average strength of the pillars, but the strength of the weakest pillar.” - Zygmunt Bauman

U.S. Department of Justice Announces New FCPA Pilot Program Designed to Encourage Companies to Self-Report Bribery
, July 23, 2016
On April 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Fraud Section, announced a series of bold steps to encourage companies to come forward and disclose their wrongdoing in the anti-corruption arena. While this likely ensures that the wave of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases and...

U.S. Supreme Court Concludes That Implied False Certification Is Allowed but Limited; FCA Liability Is Expanded
, July 22, 2016
A business may now not know whether it committed fraud until the government chimes in.

U.S. Corporations - AIM for Growth?
Ray B. Smyth, October 16, 2015
The AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is for growth-orientated, small to mid-sized businesses and is currently host to more than 50 U.S. corporations. Established in 1995 as the LSE's junior market, it has become the most successful growth market in the world, enabling smaller, growing...

U.S. Commerce and Treasury Departments Announce Wide-Ranging Changes to Further Ease Travel, Commerce and Investment Restrictions on Cuba
Jose A. Aquino,Lawrence W. Diamond,Brian S. Goldstein, September 23, 2015
On September 18, 2015, the Obama administration announced wide-ranging changes to loosen travel, commerce and investment restrictions on Cuba. The new rules, in the form of additional revisions to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and Export Administration Regulations, allow American companies...