Banking & Finance

We advise on all aspects of domestic and crossborder banking across a broad range of industries. Our experience includes secured and unsecured asset finance; corporate, commercial and trade finance; structured finance; conventional capital markets; securitization; derivatives; regulatory and legislative compliance; investment funds; Islamic finance; insurance and takaful; fraud; and DIFC Court law and insolvency.

SDC Legal Consultants Banking and Finance team has acknowledged expertise and exceptional knowledge of both local and cross-border banking and finance transactions. We support our clients navigate through the numerous issues they may face in today’s progressively complex modern banking system.

From acquisition finance to securitisation, our Banking and Finance team includes best lawyers who are experts in Islamic banking, asset finance, property finance, project finance, insolvency, restructuring, finance litigation and structured finance. Our experience of acting not only for organising banks and lenders but also for credit enhancers and borrowers, concerning a wide range of industrial and financial sectors, means we can anticipate and address the needs of all parties to a transaction.

Islamic finance

Islamic finance and banking have grown into an international financial force, and there is an ever-growing demand for Sharia-compliant financial products. Our Islamic finance lawyers and specialists have considerable experience advising on a wide range of Islamic finance products such as capital markets to retail – and have been concerned in some of the most innovative Sharia-compliant financing structures and transactions.

Finance litigation

There have been substantial developments in the banking and finance industry in the Middle Eastern region in recent times. The growing number of financial products available, together with the globalisation of banking transactions, means that the scope for disputes in the banking sector is broadening, becoming more complicated and involving multiple jurisdictions. Our Banking and Finance lawyers in Dubai work closely with our Dispute Resolution team advising clients, from banks to investors, on local and international banking litigation and enforcement matters in the UAE.

Our Banking and Finance team of lawyers has a detailed knowledge and vast experience on all kinds of financial structure and products available in the capital and banking markets, both locally and internationally which includes banking transactions tax Dubai. The team coordinates with the Corporate and Commercial team to provide our corporate clients with a thorough analysis and assistance. It is in connection with any project, investment, or merely working capital needs and can advise on the most appropriate ways to achieve their business and financial targets without compromising their activities and assets. Likewise, we can combine our expertise with an in-depth knowledge of the corporate business when assisting investment companies or financial institutions on investment and financing solutions designed to the borrowers and issuers’ specific industries.

At Dubey & Co, we deal with all features of financial and banking activities, such as structured and derivative financial instruments, debt financing (including acquisition transactions involving public and private financing), securities transactions, asset financing, project financing, capital markets, financing of real estate projects, structured financing to optimise taxation, venture financing, financial recovery, restructuring, trade lending, and Dew bankruptcy.

We deliver a wide range of services that incorporates UAE and international elements in the field of legal advice and transaction support. That provides comprehensive legal assistance to UAE, Middle Eastern region and international banks, borrowers, and enterprises operating transactions both in UAE and internationally. Our task is to improve and develop customised solutions that are the most appropriate for resolving the complex problems that our clients face.

Responding expeditiously to changes in the current economic climate and the resulting market situation, we, in particular, offer the following solutions:

1) Asset finance (including ship finance)

2) Corporate lending

3) Debt and equity securities issuance and placement and restructuring

4) Derivatives and structured finance

5) Banking and Financial Regulation and Compliance

6) Project and infrastructure finance

7) Real estate finance

Our global team of Banking and Financial Practice advises many of the world’s leading financial institutions on the full range of local and international financial instruments. This range of our activity is developing rapidly.