Banking & Finance

In today’s increasingly diverse and complex financial markets, banks, other financial institutions, local companies and multi-national corporations alike rely on Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers’ experienced banking and finance practice to advise them on all aspects of finance transactions including cross-border arrangements.

Highly recommended and popular among clients for banking and finance, our lawyers have a wealth of knowledge, experience and understanding of the regulatory framework in Vietnam to help clients raise debt effectively. Our forte lies in offering thoughtful and comprehensive legal advice to domestic and international banks and other financial institutions, as well as their clients on a wide variety of instruments and cross-border transactions.

Practice Areas 

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers covers all key forms of banking and finance practice, including the following areas:

  • Corporate Banking
  • Trade Finance
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Project Finance

Corporate Banking

We are experienced in advising domestic and international banks, financial institutions, funds and corporates on a wide range of corporate banking matters, including domestic and cross-border syndicated and bilateral lending transactions, security arrangements, leveraged and acquisition finance, and registration and enforcement of loans and security in regulators in Vietnam. We also provide advice on loan restructuring and the sale and purchase of loans.

Trade Finance

We have an active trade and commodity finance practice, regularly advising clients on pre-export, advance payment, import and stock financing facilities. We have broad experience in collateral management arrangements and taking security over soft and hard commodities both locally and in the region.

Debt Capital Markets

We advise our clients on a full range of debt fund raising exercises, such the issues of bonds (including convertible and exchangeable bonds), notes (including medium term note programmes), and other debt instruments, and the restructuring of debt arrangements such as bond exchange offers.

Project Finance

We are experienced in advising sponsors and funders on the financing aspects of projects in a range of industry sectors.