Foreign Direct Investment

Strong Expertise With International Legal Matters

Lucosky Brookman’s Foreign Direct Investment Practice Group provides experienced legal representation for international clients doing business in the United States and domestic clients doing business internationally. Our Firm specializes in representing Asia-based companies.

Extensive Knowledge of Chinese Cultural & Legal Systems

Our Firm has attorneys who are fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Vietnamese and have extensive knowledge of the cultural and legal systems that affect Chinese investment in the United States, as well as understand the unique needs of Asia-based clients. We advise companies doing business in Asia with regard to foreign direct investment in Asia; strategic alliances; regulatory and litigation matters; bank lending and finance; and international trade, including import/export matters; FCPA and related issues. With our extensive network of domestic and foreign affiliates, we also provide advice regarding international taxation; patent, trademark and other intellectual property matters; international dispute resolution and litigation; and immigration matters.

We routinely assist our Asia-based clients in the following U.S. legal matters:

  • Alternative public offerings, including Form 10 shell mergers
  • Uplisting to the NASDAQ or NYSE AMEX exchanges
  • Corporate governance
  • Follow-on and secondary offerings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Structured financings, including PIPE transactions

Our Foreign Direct Investment Practice Group attorneys have represented Asia-based companies in a broad range of industries that include agriculture, energy, clean-tech, natural resources, transportation, biotechnology, healthcare and life sciences, entertainment, technology, manufacturing, real estate, and consumer goods.

Representing Clients in Public and Private Offerings

Our attorneys have represented issuers (including foreign private issuers), underwriters, placement agents, private equity investors, and venture funds in public and private offerings of equity, debt, and asset-backed securities, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, 144A transactions, ADRs and tender offers.

Advising Clients on Business Acquisitions and Sales

We are also experienced in the purchase, sale, and combination of a variety of public and privately-owned businesses. We have advised companies, management, and financial sponsors in privatization and “going dark” transactions, employee stock ownership plan acquisition transactions, friendly and hostile takeovers, making of acquisition offers, responding to acquisition offers, restructurings and workouts, and spin-offs of company divisions.