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Pavia & Harcourt acts as a general counsel and handles discrete assignments for U.S. banks and thrifts, as well as numerous branches, agencies, and representative offices of European and Asian banks, and other financial institutions in the United States. We have chartered banks, thrifts, branches, and agencies for various foreign banks, as well as organized and obtained licenses for broker-dealers and investment advisors.

The Firm handles a wide range of matters for its banking clients, including regulatory, corporate, compliance and governance matters, as well as the preparation of a full range of loan, credit, security and pledge agreements, guarantees and related lending documents. The Firm regularly advises our clients and documents syndicated loans, participation financing, real estate-secured and asset-based lending, financing for stock and asset acquisitions, restructuring of U.S. and foreign indebtedness, receivable financing, currency and interest rate swaps, and export finance. The Firm also has extensive experience in enforcing and defending lenders’ rights in the courts.

The group is led by Partner Ivan Serchuk.