Banking and Finance Legal Advice

As an offshore corporate law firm, we provide legal advice to banks and other financial institutions. Our banking & finance team provides advice and is highly experienced in:

  • complex group financings and corporate debt refinancing, including syndicated loan agreements, private placements and inter-creditor agreements and debt subordination issues;
  • registration of security and enforceability of security documentation, parent and sister company guarantees and first demand guarantees;
  • asset-backed and receivable financing.

 

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Legal Expertise

Read more about how our team of attorneys provides legal advice on Cayman Islands law and British Virgin Islands law in the following practice areas: