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GDPR Top 5 Actions You Should Take Now

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25th. As most organizations are aware, the GDPR applies not only to EU businesses but also many companies in the U.S. While the deadline is quickly approaching, most organizations are still grappling with the implications of the regulation on their business. Even if your readiness efforts are behind the curve, the GDPR Top 5 Actions You Should Take NOW will help you begin your efforts towards compliance and help mitigate your organization's risk in the short-term.

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James S. Tate, Jr.

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Nashville
(615) 742-6235 TEL
(615) 742-2735 FAX

James S. Tate, Jr.

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-6235 TEL
(615) 742-2735 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6235 TEL
(615) 742-2735 FAX

Jim Tate has advised clients on more than $13 billion in corporate financing, commercial lending and real estate transactions in the last three years alone. Focusing his practice primarily on representing borrowers in large syndicated bank credit facilities, Jim also represents banks and other lenders in lending transactions and handles a variety of real estate projects.

Jim's practice involves:

  • Commercial Finance – Representing borrowers in large corporate financings, including syndicated senior revolving credit and term loan facilities (secured and unsecured), sale/leasebacks and other specialized financings; and representing agent banks and lenders in revolving credit and term loan facilities for both public and private companies in a variety of industries, with a special emphasis on healthcare and healthcare-related companies.
  • Real Estate – Representing developers and other real estate clients in connection with a variety of real estate acquisitions, dispositions, commercial leasing and development projects.

A private pilot, Jim enjoys addressing aviation-related matters for clients, including the sale, purchase and financing of aircraft. Jim is also actively involved in the firm's legal opinion practice, primarily with respect to matters of Tennessee law in multi-state financing transactions.

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Chambers USA Banking & Finance (2008-2018); Real Estate (2005-2006)

Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Securitization and Structured Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2016); Nashville Commercial Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2015); Nashville Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2010)

Best Lawyers in America® — Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Finance Law; Commercial Transactions/UCC Law; Real Estate Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law (1995-2018)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006-2013)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2011-2012)

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