Banking & Finance
We are either appointed by major commercial banks and international financial institutions or by the local borrower companies in relation to providing a full set of legal services in the process of drafting and negotiating of sophisticated Facility Agreements and supportive set of security/guarantee documents under English and Serbian law.
Clients involve members of our team in providing assistance in negotiating different types of financing models relating to their specific needs such as corporate financing, project financing or acquisition financing.
We also participate in the process of financial restructuring of indebted companies by providing specialized legal services in restructuring and refinancing of debts and avoiding disputes if possible by means of settlement agreements. We also advise clients on acquisition/disposition of distressed assets and loan portfolios.
We provide advisory services in capital increase and capital reduction procedures through intra-group loans and advise clients in remedying the negative equity situation of the companies by debt to equity swap or any other means allowed by applicable laws.
We provide commercial banks with corporate governance consulting which relates to legal support in functioning of different Boards and Committees, drafting of legal procedures for control of collateral management, legal support in areas of regulatory and risk compliance.
We advise clients through active engagement in both the negotiating and re-drafting of LMA documentation, fixed-term loan agreements, syndicated loan agreements, subordination agreements, securitization agreements, refinancing documentation, loan collateral mortgages and pledge agreements. We advised the clients on the largest syndicated loan facility in Serbia up to now.
We provide our clients with understanding of applicability and enforceability of different contractual clauses and the security instruments which are applied in international best practice and how such clauses/instruments will be interpreted in local practice by Serbian courts in potential disputes and throughout the enforcement process.