Banking & Finance

Banking and finance is a hallmark practice at our firm. We have developed an expertise in both domestic and international work, acting for commercial banks, international development banks, investment banks, various funds and other financial institutions from around the World and Croatia. We also advise many corporate borrowers on their finance transactions, drawing, where necessary, on our in-depth knowledge and understanding of particular sectors.

We have expertise in the following areas:

  • Capital markets (offerings, listings, de-listings, squeeze – outs shareholding disclosures, regulatory issues, malpractices)
  • Acquisition finance
  • Asset finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Project finance (including PFI and PPP)
  • Structured finance and securitisation
  • Domestic and cross-border secured lending
  • Regulation of financial services (including compliance and AML issues)
  • Debt restructuring
  • Crowdfunding
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial dispute resolution and litigation
  • Insolvency
  • etc.

ICC URDG 758



RECENT EXPERIENCE

  • Advising an UK company in relation to the payment guarantee received from a guarantor, a Croatian bank pursuant to ICC  uniform rules for demand guarantees 758;
  • Advising a client, an Australian bank in relation to corporate guarantees received from a Croatian company;
  • Advising an international asset manager in relation to various agreements with a paying agent located in Croatia;
  • Advising an international bank in relation to the offerings of financial instruments in the Croatian market;
  • Advising an American hedge fund in relation to an acquisition of a company listed on Zagreb Stock Exchange;
  • Advising a leading international asset managers on passporting issues;
  • Advising a leading American hedge fund in relation to MIFID II regulation and implementation;
  • Advising an international hedge fund in relation to CHF denominated loans in Croatia and potential litigation;
  • Advising a leading German asset manager on various capital markets matters;
  • Advising an international bank in relation to the derivatives tax issues and regulatory issues;
  • Advising a Slovenian client in relation to financing  energy projects located in Croatia;
  • Advising a leading international fund manager on marketing requirements and related regulatory issues;
  • Advising a leading international bank in relation to marketing securities in Croatia;
  • Advising an international bank in relation to NPL’s and debt collection matters;
  • Advising a Russian bank on loan documentation and corporate finance matters;
  • Advising a PE fund in relation to their acquisition in Croatia;
  • Advising a Croatian power plant developer on project financing;
  • Advising an international bank on ISDA documentation issues;
  • Advising a corporate client in relation to corporate finance and capital markets matters;
  • Advising an investment company on structuring a pay-day loans  business in Croatia;
  • Advising an international development bank in relation to corporate finance documentation;
  • Advising a real estate developer in relation to project finance matters;