The practice of the firm covers the full range of international and domestic Banking, financial and insurance related activities. The firm maintains strong hold in matters relating to securitization, securities, derivatives, banking, restructuring and insolvency, asset finance, project finance, insurance and financial services.
The professionals of the firm work closely with the other experts on tax, property and financial services, and provide our clients a tailor made structured solution towards their needs and satiating their demands.
The firm besides rendering the services with regard to Banking and insurance, has expertise in setting up Non Banking Financial Services Companies (NBFC) under the aegis of the Reserve Bank of India, and is capable of advising on the operations towards the same.
The services of the firm under the present group are broadly divided under the following broad areas:
- Banking services
- Services related to NBFCs
- Project / Assets Finance
- Restructuring and Insolvency
- Structured Finance
- Insurance Advisory
The firm represents its clients before various legal forums, in diverse matters relating to banking, finance and insurance, including matters relating to dishonor of cheques, banking loans to individuals and corporate entities, issues relating to letters of credit, bank and performance guarantees, proceedings under the Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Interest and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (SARFAESI) and the like.
The Lawyers of the firm are also proficient and expert in handling proceedings under the Securitization Laws both for and on behalf of the lender Bank, and the borrowers and guarantor, and represents before the courts and Debt Recovery Tribunals (DRT) under the same.
The firm also advises and consults on issues concerning the setting up, establishment and operations of Insurance Companies in India. The professionals of the firm maintain strong hold on the same and have advised its clients on various regulatory and trans-border issues. The firm has also been advising its transnational and offshore clients on issues of establishment, foreign direct investment and taxation aspects on setting up of Asset Management Company and mutual funds in India.
Besides, the aforesaid, the firm also advises on the following functional areas:
- Escrow, Consortium, Mortgage, Pledge & Lien Agreements;
- Loan, Credit & Security Documentation;
- Securitization of Assets;
- Recovery of debts;
- Actions for mortgage and Foreclosures;
- Documentary Credits;
- Enforcement of Charges, Debentures;
- Asset & Debt Recovery;
- Liquidation & Bankruptcy;
- Futures/derivatives litigation;
- Corporate Governance;
- Capital Markets;
- Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) & Technology Transfer;
- Investment Fund Regulation & Management;
- Mergers and Acquisitions, amalgamations and takeovers;
- Corporate & Debt Restructuring;
- Insurance & Financial Institutions regulations;
- Licensing and regulatory approvals;