Hughes Hubbard & Reed has a strong focus on advising US and foreign clients in the financing of various equipment, including aircraft, airport facilities, rail equipment, computers, energy generation facilities and satellite transponder. Many of the transactions involve sophisticated tax analysis. Our lawyers have also worked on numerous equipment finance portfolio purchases, sale and securitization transactions. These matters have included restructuring of major US and foreign leasing companies, as well as financings by lease originators.
We are also experienced in matters relating to workouts and the exercise of remedies with respect to various types of equipment, both in and out of bankruptcy. These matters involve enforcing security interests and lessor rights, including pre-judgment remedies, contract law and Uniform Commercial Code matters, Federal Aviation Act regulations and similar foreign laws and bankruptcy matters.