Banking and Finance Law Hong Kong

Introduction

Tanner De Witt is rapidly growing its Banking and Finance practice area with the support of our experienced team of partners and senior lawyers in Corporate and Commercial law and Restructuring and Insolvency, many of whom are consistently ranked or recognised in their respective areas within Hong Kong.

Our Banking and Finance team is typically selected to cover the Hong Kong law aspects of complex high value and multi-jurisdictional matters with valuable experience including in structuring and implementing debt transactions, acting on enforcement of lenders’ rights, and in insolvency and restructuring situations.

Our Experience

Lawyers in our Banking and Finance team have extensive experience in advising on:

  • General banking matters
  • Project finance
  • Structuring and implementation of debt transactions
  • Enforcement of lenders’ rights
  • Transaction security packages
  • Facility agreements for loan financing
  • Syndicated loan facilities
  • Multi currency loans
  • Sales finance agreements

Our Work

Examples of our lawyers’ wide experience include:

  • Acted for the borrower on the Hong Kong law aspects of a cross-jurisdictional US$80million facility agreement for financing the construction of an oil drilling rig
  • Acted for a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services (the borrower) on the Hong Kong aspects of refinancing a syndicated loan facility involving several major international banks of more than US$700million, being one of 11 guarantors on this multi-currency loan
  • Acted for the borrower, a UK-based independent trust management company to put in place a Hong Kong law security package for a GBP35million loan from a syndicate of banks
  • Acted for a client to put in place a Hong Kong law security package for a sales finance agreement with Barclays Bank plc worth GBP3million
  • Acted in providing a legal opinion in relation to a sponsor support agreement granted by the client to a PRC company for a project finance matter worth US$2million