Banking & Finance

  • Legal counseling regarding regulatory matters;
  • Advising on most advantageous means to structure transactions or new products and services in order to meet applicable banking and other financial regulations;
  • Negotiating and drafting credit facility agreements including single bank loans and credit facilities (ranging from short-term unsecured facilities to global banking facilities involving multi-jurisdictional collateral), bilateral loans, syndicated loans, and participations, revolving loans, letter of credit facilities, and/or bid loan facilities;
  • Representing financial institutions in their capacities as agents, senior lenders or other syndicate members, sellers or purchasers of participations, and assignors or assignees of direct loan interests;
  • Structuring cross-border facilities, both secured and unsecured, on behalf of financial institutions and corporate borrowers, as well as advising on trade-financing transactions;
  • Representing financial institutions, equity funds, and corporate entities in connection with the financing of mergers, acquisitions (whether of equity or of assets), management and highly leveraged buyouts, restructurings, and other similar transactions;
  • Representing purchasers, lessees, lessors, lenders, and other participants in a broad range of transactions to finance the acquisition of transportation, manufacturing, high-tech, and industrial equipment;
  • Negotiating and drafting project finance transaction agreements especially in emerging markets in relation to a broad spectrum of motorway and road projects, power sector projects and mining transactions;
  • Tailoring structures to specific legal, regulatory and tax requirements across a wide range of industries and asset types;
  • Representing both financial institutions (in their various capacities as arrangers, underwriters, placement agents, investors, etc.) and corporate entities (in their capacity as issuers) in connection with the issuance of bonds, notes, commercial paper, and other capital market instruments;
  • Representing a full range of parties to debtor/creditor disputes, bankruptcy, and other insolvency-related proceedings on a regional, national, and international basis;
  • Assisting clients in the development, financing, and acquisition of all forms of electronic services and products and in structuring internet facilities consistent with the relevant legal regulation for global commerce, securities, and banking.