General Corporate

Basswood provides comprehensive business and finance legal services spanning several practice areas. We work on your matters via a team-based approach that ensures that the requisite mix of people and experience across practice areas are engaged from the onset. Individuals, groups, companies, and organizations will seek our advice and counsel on a variety of matters such as:

We counsel companies and non-profit organizations, management, boards of directors and board committees on corporate governance matters and fiduciary duties, whether relating to day-to-day operations, transactions, or shareholder matters.

Basswood provides comprehensive legal services for mergers and acquisitions, partnering with public and private clients as either acquirers or targets. Our experienced attorneys guide companies through U.S., cross-border, and international M&A transactions, as well as private equity and strategic investments.

We provide end-to-end support for M&A deals, including expert advice on tax matters and capital raising through securities offerings or acquisition finance structures. We collaborate closely with our clients to understand their unique objectives and develop tailored strategies to achieve their goals.

We offer pragmatic, business-oriented legal counsel, helping clients mitigate risks and maximize value in every deal. Whether you are a multinational corporation, a private equity firm, or a growing business seeking to expand through acquisition, we have the depth of experience and resources to guide you to a successful outcome.

We advise clients on a complete range of public and private financings including equity, debt, and hybrid instruments, and the related compliance and reporting obligations under US Securities laws such as the ‘33 and ‘34 Acts as have been amended and evolved.

We advise borrowers and lenders in a variety of secured and unsecured debt financing transactions, including term facilities, lines of credit, receivables financing, and leveraged loans.

We advise clients on anti-money laundering and economic sanctions laws and regulations, including Bank Secrecy Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the Corporate Transparency Act, and the development of global and risk-based anti-money laundering compliance and anti- corruption programs.

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Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-980-4788
Fax: 202-217-4450

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