Our members have extensive experience in all aspects of banking and finance matters including Banking and Foreign Exchange rules and regulations, asset based finance and aircraft finance, both local and international. We have advised clients on retail banking (including creating and perfecting security documentation), documentary credits, performance bonds, and other forms of secured transactions (including syndicated and backstopped loan facilities), investment banking (including providing advice in connection with setting up asset and fund management activities, M&A, buyouts, structuring venture capital, private equity and entrepreneurial transactions, project finance, asset based finance, IPOs, and securitization). Some of our recent works include:
Advised, structured and drafted agreements on the first ever Islamic rental based sukuk (bond) called “Sukuk-al-Ijara” one of the largest food processing companies in Bangladesh.
Drafted the new Secured Transaction (Movable Property) Act in both English and Bangla which is uploaded on Bangladesh Bank‟s website and is undergoing review with different ministerial bodies.
Drafted “Bangladesh Municipal Bond Act” for a joint project of the Government of Bangladesh and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF).
Advising a European hedge fund on setting up its Bangladesh portfolio management operation.
Advising a local airline company on a US $114 million loan syndication funded by 11 local banks in connection with aircraft finance, the first US Dollar denominated syndicated loan transaction arranged by the Bangladeshi local banks.
Advised a leading NGO on structuring of its microfinance receivables securitization.
Advising a leading NGO on the construction and interpretation of its microfinance loan agreement with a foreign microfinance authority. Helped the client in negotiating with the counter-party in a dispute arising out of the microfinance loan agreement.
Advising a leading merchant banking company on various collateral security issues relating to availing loans from abroad.
Assisted a local NGO in formulating and drafting its anti-money laundering policy as per the Bangladesh Bank direction.
Advising on and drafting of a proposed Act for the Government of Bangladesh for incorporating the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment into the laws of Bangladesh.
Advising IFC on all aspects of some of its portfolio investments in Bangladeshi companies.