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Goldberg Kohn’s International Lending attorneys are global leaders in cross-border financing and assist large banks, non-bank institutions, private equity funds and many other organizations in structuring and documenting international commercial finance transactions.

Our team has been at the cutting edge of cross-border lending since the late 1980s. As a pioneer in the industry and having won wide acclaim including that by Chambers USA, our attorneys have extensive knowledge of lending matters in Europe, Asia, and South and Central America, with particular focus on Western Europe, Australia, Mexico and Canada.

Whether the transaction involves one country or many, clients trust Goldberg Kohn to provide world-class counsel in the full scope of lending matters, including:

  • Structuring and documenting cross-border credit facilities.
  • Taking foreign collateral and guaranties.
  • Financing cross-border acquisitions.
  • International tax considerations.
  • Addressing lender syndication issues.

Our attorneys are committed to furthering the practice of international lending and have contributed to numerous significant projects, lectures and publications designed to help countries modernize their secured transactions laws, including:

Goldberg Kohn is deeply involved in the Secured Finance Network (SFNet), which is the principal U.S. trade association for asset-based lenders. We originated and co-organized the annual International Lending Conference and also originated and sponsor the SFNet Cross-Border Finance Essay contest. Our firm founder served as the co-general counsel of the organization for nearly 20 years. In addition, a number of our attorneys teach cross-border lending at The University of Chicago Law School.