Greenberg Traurig’s Jeffrey S. Tenen Discusses Aircraft Leasing at 2014 ALTA Aviation Law Americas Conference

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Jeffrey S. Tenen Discusses Aircraft Leasing at 2014 ALTA Aviation Law Americas Conference

Jeffrey S. Tenen, a shareholder in the Global Aircraft & Equipment Finance and Leasing Practice at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, served as part of a panel discussion at the eighth Latin America and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) Aviation Law Americas conference. The conference was held Sept. 3-5 in Miami Beach, Fla.

ALTA Aviation Law Americas brings together key legal representatives from the commercial aviation sector in Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss current challenges faced by the industry such as critical regulatory issues, financing trends and evolving standards facing the aviation sector.

Tenen’s panel focused on aircraft financing and leasing, including sources of alternative financing for Latin American airlines as well as issues arising with redelivery of aircraft at the lease expiration.

“I am honored to have been invited to share my perspective on the issues facing the commercial aviation industry in the region” said Tenen. “There are great opportunities for expansion in this region and I look forward to continuing to participate in that growth.”

At Greenberg Traurig, Tenen focuses his practice on aircraft finance and leasing, cross-border structured lending and and international business and commercial transactions.

Throughout his career, Tenen has received numerous awards and recognitions, including most recently: Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Securitization and Structured Finance Law; Derivatives and Futures Law; Transportation Law, 2006-2015; Listed, "Lawyer of the Year," Miami Securitization and Structured Finance, 2015; Listed, "Lawyer of the Year," Miami Derivatives and Futures Law, 2012 and 2014; Listed, Chambers USA Aviation, 2013 and 2014.

About Greenberg Traurig — Miami
The Greenberg Traurig Miami office, founded in 1967 by attorneys with a business-focused approach and a tradition of community service, has actively supported and helped drive South Florida's growth as an international financial and cultural center and gateway between the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The office is known for its “Miami Roots, Global Reach.” The attorneys advise local, national and international companies in numerous industries and sectors, including aviation, entertainment, financial institutions, health care, international trade and customs, manufacturing, real estate, retail and technology. In Florida, Greenberg Traurig serves clients from across seven offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach.

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