Commercial and Contract Disputes


Commercial and Contract Disputes


Whether it is a dispute involving a merger and acquisition/sale, commercial contract or business competition, our legal team take a practical, commercial approach. After a thorough analysis of the law and facts, the team works with the clients to fashion the right approach. The law firm have significant experience of drafting, vetting and negotiating sector-specific agreements and ‘standard procedure’ documents for diverse industries. The legal team has expertise in drafting agreements for various Public Sector Undertakings, Real Estate and Construction companies, Telecom companies, Retail sector and various other private and multinational companies, such as joint venture agreements, shareholders agreement, share purchase agreement, subcontractor agreement, outsourcing agreements, business transfer agreement, equipment purchase and leasing agreements, system installation agreements, consultancy agreement and termination agreement. The legal team also drafts Employment related contracts, and Confidentiality and Non-disclosure Agreements for companies, transactional agreements such as agreement to sell, sale deeds, lease deeds, mortgage deeds, rent agreement, etc. For the clients in the IT Sector, the firm drafts software licensing agreements, software maintenance contracts, mass market licenses, assignment agreements in respect of assignment of trademarks, patents, designs, etc. Our legal team assists its clients in issues like amalgamation of companies, de-merger of companies, division or partition of a company into two or more companies, hiving-off unit from registered companies, compromise with the members or creditors of a company, detailing arrangement with respect to the share capital, assets or liabilities of the company, re-organization and reconstruction of companies, debt restructuring, and refinancing to formal insolvency procedures such as administration, receivership, voluntary arrangements, liquidation and bankruptcy, etc. Our law firm assists foreign companies in setting up business in Bangladesh by way of establishing branch office, liaison office or project office and also analyzes the risks and potential business growth for the companies and advice them on the most suitable entry route to Bangladesh. Our legal team also assists foreign companies in taking requisite permissions and approvals from Bangladesh Bank and Board of Investment and also assists in filing the requisite applications and forms with the Register Joint Stoke Company, including annual filings. Bangladesh Bank is regulated by several laws, regulations and guidelines which compliment it to perform its duties in relation to the monetary and fiscal system of the economy, such as Bangladesh Bank Order 1972; Bank Company Act 1991, Bank Company (Amendment) Act 2013, Negotiable Instrument Act 1881, The Bankers’ Book Evidence Act 1891, Foreign Exchange Regulations Act 1947, Foreign Exchange Regulations (Amendment) Act 2015, Financial Institutions Act 1993, Financial Reporting Act 2015, Money Loan Court Act 2003, Money Laundering Prevention Act,2012, Money Laundering Prevention (Amendment) Act, 2015 , Anti-terrorism Act, 2009. Our legal team advise our clients in money suits, cheque matters under the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881, matters of Money Loan Court Act 2003, Bank Companies Act 1991, mortgage disputes and redemptions, regulatory compliance and communications. The firm helps clients to arrange and or structure out loan transactions, project finance, trade finance, construction finance, mergers and acquisitions of corporate entities and transactional disputes that arise, conduct due diligence on mortgaged properties etc. With a view to attract larger foreign investments in Bangladesh, export processing Zones (EPZs) Policy was announced and we are conversed with the EPZ policies. Our legal team provides advisory services on investment strategies and policy and legal issues involving establishment of EPZ in Bangladesh. Our Legal team advises on land acquisition matters and environment related matters on EPZ. The firm helps and assists entrepreneurs in setting up their businesses and business owner to run their company successfully. We assist in Clearance of Company Name, Drafting MOA & AOA, Bank Account opening, Encashment Certificate (For Foreigners), Board Minutes, Filing & Incorporation Certificate, BOI Registration, Tax Registration (Tax Identification Number), VAT Registration, Tax Privileges, Cash incentive, Tax exemption applications, Trade License, Chamber of Commerce membership, Import Registration Certificate (IRC), Export Registration Certificate (ERC), Land Acquisition, Expatriate employee support (VISA, BOI Recommendation, Work Permit etc)