Financial Services

We represent a large majority of financial institutions in a variety of disciplines. Our people have experience in advising banks and other financial institutions of such issues as debt and equity offerings, debt restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance. Our team members were actively involved in the development of financial services regulation in Armenia.

Depository Institutions

We can assist on the full range of bank, corporate and regulatory matters, including mergers and acquisitions, bank formation, bank securities activities, regulatory and anti-money laundering compliance, restructuring and control issues. Our banking lawyers can provide transactional and advisory services on a range of banking products, including syndicated and bilateral lending; leveraged and acquisition finance; infrastructure finance; recapitalisations; and corporate restructurings and work-outs.

Investment Management

Our lawyers have experience in advising investment management industry, including both financial service providers, such as investment advisers, broker-dealers, banks, as well as investment vehicles and other institutional investors, such as open- and closed-end registered pooled investment vehicles. We advise managers on all aspects of fund formation and establishment, from structuring attractive investment fund products and advising on the marketing process to drafting the constitutional documents and managing the closing process.

Derivatives & Structured Products

We are able to capitalize on our institutional knowledge and achieve efficiencies for the benefit of clients by establishing multidisciplinary teams of practitioners in investment management, securities, broker-dealer, bankruptcy, bank regulatory, derivatives and structured products, securities lending, repurchase and reverse-repurchase transactions.  We can assist in structuring complex securitization structures to assist new sources of financing.