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Banking and Finance 



Our banking practice group contains experienced corporate law and finance experts. All of these experts work together in order to provide our clients with fast, accurate and complete advice. We analyze how a problem can affect each aspect of our client’s business and bring solutions to address each of these problems. This team structure enables us to manage even the most critical aspects of any deal. 

Our services


  • Documenting financing arrangements

  • Establishing bank and non-bank financial institutions and registering branches

  • Sales of non-performing loans

  • Creation and enforcement of security interests

  • Insolvency disputes

  • Reorganization (M&A, spin-offs, liquidations)

  • Drafting internal rules and regulations

  • Compliance and regulatory matters

  • Assistance with state registration of cross-border loans

  • Investment and tax advice

  • Registering investments from non-residents

Notable Experience


  • Provided legal advice to a Munich RE reinsurance group on portfolio restructuration in Ukraine.

  • Advising (as a Ukrainian local counsel) Royal Bank of Scotland in restructuring of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. loan portfolio (in particular in relation to consortium loans to Interpipe and Donetsksteel).

  • Advised a German machinery producer on obtaining a loan from its non-resident mother company and registration of the loan with the National Bank of Ukraine.

  • Advising Lloyds TSB on regulatory and contractual matters in relation to change in bank’s name.

  • Legal support to a consortium of Austrian banks in relation to restructuring and pledge of shares and other assets of a Ukrainian subsidiary company of an Austrian group to secure the claims for EUR 100 mln.

  • Advised a major German bank on disclosure and transfer of bank secrets of clients of a Ukrainian bank.

  • Advised a large German waste processing and recycling company on financing the purchase of a Ukrainian company.

  • Provided legal advice to a German equipment vendor with international operations regarding a complex structured finance scheme for delivery of specialized equipment to a Ukrainian enterprise.


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