Vedder Price

Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Well known for offering advice across a broad scope of shipping finance matters, including in leveraged leases, operating lease charters, sale and leaseback transactions and government-supported and guaranteed financing. Sought after by a host of foreign and domestic owners, operators, lenders and government agencies. Practice also includes ship registration across a number of open registry jurisdictions.

Work highlights Acted for the National Bank of Greece in the negotiation of preliminary and final adequate protection orders with respect to its interest in certain vessels in the bankruptcy of Aegean Marine.

Notable practitioners

Francis Nolan has decades of experience representing corporates and financial institutions in a variety of asset-backed and structured financings and other corporate transactions. He is further noted for his input into shipping-related legislation. Sources say: "Frank's a great guy and he is very talented."

John Bradley advises owners, operators, investors and borrowers on a range of financing transactions. He has particular experience acting for maritime terminal clients. He "has a deep knowledge of the industry and knows how to make something marketable and commercial," reports a client.