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The firm represents domestic companies engaged in international commercial activities as well as foreign entities doing business or involved in litigation or transactions in the United States. The firm counsels its international clients regarding a variety of complex financing, restructuring, general corporate, and debtor-creditor matters and has experience in international or "cross border" insolvency cases. In recognition of the increasing two-way investment flow between the United States and China as well as other countries in the Asia/Pacific region, the firm has a growing practice and an expanding presence in this area. The firm has established working relationships with counsel in many countries throughout the world.

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
The firm is representing Samsung as a creditor in the bankruptcy case of  semiconductor company Conexant Systems, Inc.

STATS ChipPAC Ltd.
The firm represented this Singapore-based company as a creditor in the bankruptcy case of semiconductor company Conexant Systems, Inc.

China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation (SINOSURE)
The firm served as principal counsel to China's insurer of over $130 billion of annual export debt and its Chinese manufacturer policyholders and clients in United States insolvency matters, including representations on creditors' committees.

Mitsumi Electronics Corporation
The firm regularly counsels this high-technology client in business, litigation, and licensing and trade-secret issues relating to debtor-creditor relations, including as a creditors' committee member in the Smith Corona chapter 11 case. Mitsumi manufactures components for computers and other electronic products.

Fuji Bank
The firm has represented this Japanese bank in several matters over the years, including a large restructuring.

VIA Technologies
We have represented this Taiwan high-technology company in the formation and capitalization of several entities in both the United States and the Cayman Islands. We have also assisted VIA in structuring equity incentive plans for two of its affiliates, negotiating with potential venture capital investors, advising VIA on general corporate and securities law issues.

Worldwide Restaurant Concepts, Inc.
The firm represented this company in a variety of matters, including the reorganization of WRC's Australian division and advice regarding the establishment of a Chinese joint venture.

Maxide
The firm represented Maxide Acquisition, Inc. in the sale of stock of its foreign subsidiaries located in Australia, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Elite
The firm represented this Switzerland-based parent of the Elite Worldwide Modeling Agency in the bankruptcy of its U.S. subsidiary, Elite Model Management of New York.

Trefinos
The firm represented this Spanish cork supplier in a workout with its largest U.S. customer.

Banque Paribas
The firm represented this bank, later Paribas, in several loan workouts and chapter 11 cases.

Bramalea
A cross-border reorganization in Toronto, Canada, and Oakland, California.

Banco di Roma
The firm represented this Italian bank in a workout and bankruptcy case.

Banco di Sicilia
The firm represented this Italian bank in a workout.

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