Our dedicated team efficiently handles the complexities and time-critical requirements of international high-value financing or refinancing transactions, including project financing, syndicated, subordinated and mezzanine financing, ship financing and related securities such as share pledges, floating charges, financial collateral and mortgages.
We regularly advise on the compliance of potential and existing banking and finance products and payment solutions with current or new legislation; on regulatory and licensing requirements; on bankers’ custodian agreements, ISDA agreements and related products; asset preservation and security enforcement and procedures. In this respect, we have accumulated extensive expertise in drafting or modifying agreements or other instruments used by credit and financial institutions in their operations.
Our litigation team routinely handles debt collection and security enforcement cases securing freezing or other interlocutory orders and judgments and takes all necessary execution measures to collect the debt such as the issue of writs of movables, the filing of memos with the Land Registry, applications to collect the debt with monthly instalments or applications of bankruptcy.
Many of the leading international commercial banks, investment banks and financial institutions repeatedly entrust their banking and finance-related work to our firm. In addition, our firm works closely with the banking and finance departments of major international law firms and continues to be considered one of the preferred independent legal service providers in Cyprus for this practice area.
Our firm is main legal advisor to Societe Generale Bank – Cyprus Limited and USB Bank PLC (ex-Universal Bank Public Limited) but also acts as additional legal adviser for a number of banks operating in Cyprus, including Hellenic Bank, Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd, the Cooperative Central Bank Ltd, Strovolos Cooperative Credit Society Ltd and Nicosia Cooperative Savings Society Ltd. We have advised RCB Bank, in addition to a syndicate of banks including Banca Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena, China CITIC Bank International, First Gulf Bank, ICICI Bank, Korea Development Bank (KDB), Nanyang Commercial Bank, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) – all represented by Deutsche Bank.
To talk to a member of the Banking & Secured Financing team please contact: +357 22 777000