About Brandon D. Hadley

Brandon Hadley advises financial institutions, large middle market lenders and funds in all types of debt transactions, including commercial finance, securitization and structured finance, and cross-border debt investments. With a national practice spanning more than 15 years, Brandon assists his clients in managing tax risks and reducing tax costs.

Cutting-edge legal advice for debt transactions

Recognized as a leader in structured finance, Brandon has substantial experience in complying with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and related withholding tax issues, structuring cross-border investments into the United States, and negotiating tax-related issues with syndicated loans, warehouse lines and credit agreements. This includes tax indemnification, withholding tax, registered form requirements, controlled foreign corporation and section 956-related issues with guarantees and collateral, and applicable high-yield debt obligation issues.

Brandon counsels US and offshore issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placements of securities. He has provided tax advice for private equity investments in US real estate, performing and nonperforming US loans and other debt instruments, mortgages and mortgage servicing rights (MSRs), and consumer receivables.

Brandon was a member of the Solar Access to Public Capital working group formed to increase access to securitization for solar projects with tax equity investors. He focuses on clean vehicle and investment tax credits, as well as financing for renewable energy projects and developers, including property-assessed clean energy or PACE financing.

Brandon is an advisor to many tax-exempt organizations with respect to US federal tax matters, and served on the board of the Amara Legal Center for seven years.

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Practice Focus

  • Debt transactions
  • Commercial finance
  • Securitization and structured finance
  • Cross-border debt investments

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