Maritime Industry Sector:
CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LAW

New York is a leading center for corporate and commercial law and has all the resources and expertise to satisfy the most complicated and demanding transactions.

Sophisticated Corporate and Commercial Laws

As New York is a commercial, corporate and financing jurisdiction, its corporate and commercial laws address the myriad considerations that underpin today’s sophisticated transactions.

Ongoing Law Revision and Adaptation

Government and commercial interests meet in a variety of formal and informal settings to ensure that the laws are responsive to the ever-changing needs of the business community.

Strong Cadre of Commercially Sophisticated Judges and Dispute Resolution Facilities

New York offers several federal and state courts as well as numerous mediation and arbitration panels capable of understanding the most complicated financial and commercial transactions and the disputes related to them.

Development and Acceptance of Commercial Forms

Attorneys in the major corporate law firms have worked together to create commonly used commercial forms to respond to market needs.

Highly Qualified Commercial Lawyers

The corporate commercial bar in New York is second to none in the depth, quality and education of its members as all New York lawyers take courses annually to stay abreast of current legal developments (as required by New York law).

Sophisticated Business Infrastructure

The metropolitan area offers the banking, financial and advisory expertise needed to facilitate and close complicated international business transactions.

Readily Available Travel, Hotel and Entertainment

As a renowned international travel destination with corresponding world-class hotels, restaurants and entertainment, New York is a choice location for multi-party meetings, negotiations and closings.