LOOPER GOODWINE, P.C., REPRESENTS NEW PUBLIC COMPANY CREATES LARGEST OILFIELD SERVICES COMPANY IN THE MIDDLE EAST REGION
Published 06 Jul, 2018
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Donald Looper is a tax lawyer whose practice focuses on project finance, project development, and structuring partnership, corporate, and international transactions. Don’s skills for structuring and managing international business transactions have resulted in his being selected by clients to manage international projects negotiated in 36 foreign countries and across the United States. U.S. clients utilize his tax and project management skills to navigate treaty issues and manage acquisitions in foreign countries, including supervision of local lawyers and accountants, tax reporting, and contracting.
Among his areas of experience are U.S. and U.N. regulatory sanctions against foreign jurisdictions and designated nationals. The 1994 case of Looper v. Morgan, upholding his measures to protect client privileged work product and communications, stemmed from Looper’s legal role managing an international refinery and marketing acquisition while complying with international sanctions against Libya.
Don enjoys a close working relationship with executives and GCs, representing public and privately held companies and private equity funds in a variety of industries. In addition to his representation of upstream and midstream energy companies, Don’s client projects include seismic gathering and processing, refinery acquisitions, exploiting new oil field service technologies, commodity trading and logistics, rail and pipeline throughput projects, agriculture contracts, and pesticide, herbicide and new technology business development. He also represents clients in leveraged buyouts and complex or non-traditional forms of financing, off-balance sheet transactions and letter of credit facilities. Several of Don’s clients are privately held investment funds and foreign companies investing in U.S. assets.
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Looper Goodwine P.C. is a sophisticated transactional and energy litigation law firm with deep ties in the Houston and New Orleans business communities. Looper Goodwine partners left well-established law firms to create an alternative for middle market public and private companies and complex partnerships. We are engaged both to supplement a legal department for a General Counsel and to act as general counsel for businesses without a legal department. Our firm is dedicated to understanding each client’s industry and business needs, serving as a strategic advisor. Looper Goodwine lawyers handle complex matters in domestic and international onshore and offshore oil and gas transactions, energy litigation, project finance, financing and commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and tax structuring.
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