BANKING, FINANCE AND INSURANCE


BANKING, FINANCE AND INSURANCE


The past few years have been the most challenging in the history of the international financial markets and have required fresh thinking as the markets adjust to continually changing economic, political and regulatory conditions. Renowned for our intellectual rigour, our Banking and Finance lawyers draw on deep product expertise and regularly work alongside our regulatory, litigation, restructuring and other specialists – particularly important in light of recent market conditions – to develop innovative solutions for our clients, often incorporating complex financing techniques that lead the industry. We are one of the well known law firms in Bangladesh, rendering legal services in various aspects of the banking and financial sector. We advise domestic and international financial companies, institutions and banks including non-banking financial companies on securitization laws, securities, derivatives, restructuring, banking and insolvency, asset finance, project finance and insurance. Our legal team possesses significant experience with legislations and regulations concerning securities, securities transfers and privacy, including collection, use and disclosure of information in a financial context. Our legal team advises its clients on provisions under the Bank Company Act, 1991 and notifications issued by the Bangladesh Bank. The law firm also advises clients on structuring of foreign investments in the banking sector in Bangladesh including foreign exchange regulations under Board of Investment. Services rendered by the legal firm in the financial sector include acquisition finance, project finance, legal opinions, drafting escrow, consortium, mortgage, pledge and lien agreements and loan agreements, credit & security documentation. The law firm also deals in securitization of assets, cases with respect to dishonor of cheques, debentures, guarantees and other forms of securities, etc. The legal team knobs in all matters including, drafting Memorandum of Understanding, Memorandum and Article of Association, counter-claims, counter-suits, suits, writ petitions, etc. The insurance sector has also been fast developing. We deal in insurance and financial institutions regulations. We provide legal advice and representation related to Insurance Laws as well as address insurance and reinsurance coverage issues arising out of a wide variety of claims, including bad faith claims, environmental related claims, construction defect claims, construction bodily injury claims, personal injury claims, employment-related claims, product liability claims, professional liability claims, general liability claims and claims related to storm, fire, water losses, etc. We also deal in obtaining licensing and regulatory approvals for Unit trusts, Investment companies, Asset Finance, Asset Management, Banking, Finance and Securities Disputes, Corporate Lending, Financial Services Regulation, High Yield, Islamic Finance, Leveraged Finance, Microfinance and Social Investment, Projects, Real Estate Finance and Workouts, Restructuring, Securitisation, Trade, Commodities and Export Finance.