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Recent News October 9, 2015

Aircraft leasing & financing

Advised Biman Bangladesh Airlines as borrower under a syndicated loan from 11 banks for USD 114 million. Assisted and advised Biman Bangladesh Airlines in its purchase of 8 passenger aircraft from Boeing Company for USD 1.2 billion.

Practices October 9, 2015

Arbitration and Mediation

Due to the confidential and case sensitive nature of arbitration cases, we have not listed our current matters. We have however acted in several local and international arbitration for companies based in the USA, UK and Saudi Arabia in the following areas – telecommunications, construction, commercial contracts and Islamic Finance. The claims ranged from $5-$25 […]

General October 9, 2015

Banking

Advised on security documentation of a foreign bank (non-disclosure clause of agreement does not allow us to provide client name) in Bangladesh. Advised on establishment of ATM machines. Advised on ISDA compliance under Bangladesh law to HSBC, Hong Kong. Advised HSBC, Dubai on arbitration clause under Shariah law in Bangladesh.

General October 9, 2015

Business Establishment

We have advised several Not-for-profit entities and have assisted such entities in setting up presence in Bangladesh e.g. Article XIX. We have advised several capital investment companies and venture funds on business establishment and operations in Bangladesh. We have incorporated several Export Processing Zone (EPZ) companies and advised on the regulatory aspects of operating in […]

General October 9, 2015

Capital Markets

Drafted margin trading agreements for IDLC, Bangladesh. Drafted custody services agreements for IDLC, Bangladesh. Drafted Issue Management agreements for IDLC, Bangladesh. Our members have experience in formation and floatation of a number of closed-end mutual funds. For example: AIMS First Guaranteed Mutual Fund, the first private-sector managed mutual fund in the country; Grameen Mutual Fund […]

General October 9, 2015

Competition Law

Advised Bestec, an IGW company on the aspects of competition law under the Competition Act 2012.

General October 9, 2015

Employment & Retirement Benefits

Advised Grameen Phone on: Employees Share Schemes. Outsourcing of manual labors. Advised Grameen Phone on the Recommendations for changes to be incorporated under the Labour Code Act 2006. Legal status and position of outsourced personnel under the Labour Code Act 2006. Feasibility of employees’ share scheme. Service Rules and Code of Conduct for the HSBC. […]

General October 9, 2015

Energy Law

Our members acted as part of the core legal team that drafted the National Coal Policy of Bangladesh. Petrobangla engaged Infrastructure Investment Facilitation Center (IIFC) to develop a Coal Policy. Our Managing Counsel was part of the IIFC team that carried out the evaluation of current regulatory and institutional framework in Bangladesh, review of coal […]

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Family Law

Advised US law firm Fayez & Khalil, PLLC, 10521 Judicial Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA on the procedure and formalities of divorce in Bangladesh, and prepared a legal opinion on evidential aspects of proving before a US family court a divorce effected in Bangladesh under the Muslim personal laws and statutory laws. Advised and prepared […]

General October 9, 2015

Information Technology

We act for Reve Systems, Singapore on the development of its VOIP software solutions business. We acted for Dutch-Bangla Bank on its ATM infrastructure sharing arrangements with other banks and financial institutions. We act for BDCOM Limited – a leading IT solutions provider in Bangladesh.

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