Global Depositary Notes (GDNs) Counsel

Patterson Belknap has acted as counsel for a GDN depositary in developing sovereign debt-based GDN programs from 16 countries. In addition to performing the legal due diligence for each of the jurisdictions, the firm has assisted in structuring the GDN programs to address legal and practical issues raised by the legal and infrastructural requirements of each of these jurisdictions and in preparing the applicable transaction documentation.