About Brandon D. Hadley

Brandon Hadley advises financial institutions and large middle market lenders 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 10 years, Brandon assists his clients in managing tax risks and reducing tax costs. He also helps clients with debt investments, securitizing assets and other capital markets transactions.

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, and equity securities.

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 the investment tax credits, and financing for renewable energy projects and developers, including property assessed clean energy or PACE financing.

An advisor to many tax-exempt organizations with respect to US federal tax matters, Brandon provides pro bono services to, and serves on the board of, the Amara Legal Center.

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Practice Focus

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

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