Banking & Finance

How We Can Help You

SOLUTION

Our Sioux City attorney, Sioux Falls lawyer, Omaha, and Spirit Lake attorney teams find creative solutions to complex problems facing lenders trying to work-out or collect debts in today’s legal environment. Our banking attorneys dive deep to find answers that directly affect the financial health, growth, and success of our clients.

What We Offer

Banking and Finance Litigation

Our Sioux City, Omaha, Spirit Lake, and Sioux Falls legal team is your solid trial advocate during a banking and finance litigation matter. We have a depth of experience handling complex litigation matters representing fiduciary institutions within the following areas:

  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Consumer financial services litigation
  • Consumer fraud litigation
  • Insurance coverage litigation
  • Indian tribal finance litigation
  • Securities and financial litigation

Goosmann helps its clients resolve disputes arising under Divisions 3, 4, and 4A of the Uniform Commercial Code, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (Reg E), Expedited Funds Availability Act (Reg CC), Bank Secrecy Act, FCRA, RFDCPA, FDCPA, RESPA (Reg X), TILA (Reg Z), and UDA(A)P Claims.

Finance and Corporate Lending

We’ve done over $ 2 Billion in deals. We make deals happen for our clients.

As a Sioux City, Omaha, Spirit Lake, and Sioux Falls law firm, the Goosmann banking attorneys handle a multitude of commercial lending transactions. These transactions include finance deals, commercial and individual bank loans, and asset-based transactions. Our team works to reduce risk to help make your deal happen as smoothly as possible, meeting your needs without the hiccups.

The Goosmann banking and finance practice covers all aspects of commercial lending transactions involving negotiation, front-end structuring, and documentation to work-out and insolvency and bankruptcy services.

How we can help you:

  • Syndicated Lending
  • Asset-Based Finance
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Single Bank Commercial Loans
  • Structured Finance and Derivatives

Commercial Bankruptcy: Insolvency & Restructuring

Goosmann attorneys represent clients in complex corporate bankruptcy cases, debt restructurings and related litigation matters. Our team of bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys regularly represent debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, bankruptcy trustees, private investment funds, buyers of distressed debt/businesses and unsecured creditors’ committees.

Goosmann Sioux City, Omaha, Spirit Lake, and Sioux Falls lawyers also advise corporate clients with insolvency and debt restructuring during business bankruptcies under Chapters 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 12 reorganization, out-of-court workouts, and bankruptcy litigation. Our commercial bankruptcy attorneys perform these services both within and outside formal insolvency proceedings.

How we can help:

  • Chapter 11 reorganization cases
  • Chapter 7 liquidation cases
  • Chapter 12 reorganization
  • Loan restructuring
  • Commercial workouts
  • Asset recovery and foreclosure
  • Bankruptcy and creditors’ rights related litigation in state and federal courts
  • Receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors
  • Dissolutions of business entities
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Removal and remand
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Contested confirmation hearings
  • Cash collateral hearings
  • Fraudulent transfers
  • Preferential transfers
  • DIP financing hearings
  • Appointment of trustee or examiner
  • Complex claims objections
  • Assumption or rejection of executory contracts
  • Adversary proceedings
  • Asset sales

Financial Institutions Regulation

Don’t put business on hold. We keep financial institutions moving forward by ensuring they are compliant and act within regulation.

Our finance attorneys assist hedge funds, mortgage bankers and other financial services providers with creating new products, lending, licensing and origination, secondary market sales, securitizations, foreclosures, and litigation. We also advise nontraditional providers of financial services engaged in specialty lending, payment systems, mobile payments, stored-value systems, consumer lending, and ATM and debit networks.

We have represented clients during enforcement actions and hearings before the following regulators:

  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
  • Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) and state regulators

Corporate Governance

Our Sioux City, Sioux Falls, Spirit Lake, and Omaha attorneys ensure your company stays on the track to success while covering all your bases.

As a company within the banking and finance industry we understand you have more to think about than your clients and the services you provide. We take the weight off your shoulders guiding you through items that should grab your attention but not consume your time – that’s what our team is for.

We advise financial institutions on the following areas:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Financial Institutions Regulation
  • E-Discovery
  • HR and employment advising
  • Succession Planning

Fiduciary Liability Insurance

Whether you have or provide liability insurance, we can represent you when a claim is litigated.

Our trial attorneys and banking lawyers have experience in both the prosecution and defense during fiduciary liability insurance litigation matters.

Let us take care of the headaches so you can focus on your clients and business that matters.

FAQ

PROBLEMS AND HOW WE SOLVE THEM

“Where did the money go?”

Whether a borrower has filed for bankruptcy or is just threatening to do so this is one of the most common “mysteries” that drives creditors to hire the Goosmann Law Firm. Our attorneys in Sioux City, Omaha, Spirit Lake, and Sioux Falls put banking mysteries at rest with a broad range of experience conducting complex fraud and financial investigations.

"The deal is threatening to go ‘bad,’ what are my options?”

If you’re a lender and sense a deal is threatening to go “bad” because the borrower is struggling financially, give us a call.

“Something doesn’t add up…”

You’ve crunched the numbers and then crunched them again. Things don’t add up. Do you suspect that the borrower is committing financial fraud? Call our law firm’s Sioux City, Omaha, Spirit Lake, or Sioux Falls office today and we will help bring clarity and take action to both investigate and resolve your fraud issue.

“My client can’t pay and just filed for bankruptcy. What should I do now?”

Goosmann attorneys speak fluent bankruptcy. When a debtor can’t pay and files for bankruptcy, Goosmann attorneys work closely with and represent bankruptcy trustees, unsecured creditors, insurers, banks and financial institutions, brokers, shareholders and investors. Call us today!

Our Goosmann banking attorneys have experience in a multitude of areas within the banking and finance industry such as; complex litigation, finance and corporate lending, commercial bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring, fiduciary advisory, financial institutions regulation, corporate governance, fiduciary liability insurance, commercial workouts, fraud, consumer lending litigation, broker deals, cyber security, and E-discovery.

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