Our Banking & Finance Practice
Hans Offia & Associates is a reputable law firm with several years of experience providing high-quality legal services to multinational clients in Nigeria and beyond. Our dedicated team of lawyers in our banking and finance practice group are proven experts and are extremely well-versed in the latest trends, industry developments, and regulations in Banking Law in Nigeria and we also understand the financial markets.
We represent traditional banks, microfinance banks, FinTech companies, and other financial institutions in the course of their lending and borrowing transactions. We routinely advise our clients in the banking sector on regulatory compliance matters and further offer a variety of services to different financial institutions, corporate lenders, and local and international investors interested in foreign direct investments on issues that border on finance. Whether you are a financial institution, a corporation, or individual handling commercial transactions in the banking sector, we are here to help you navigate the complex world of banking and finance in Nigeria.
Our Banking & Finance Specialties:
• Project Finance [both equity and debt-backed financing]
• Asset Finance
• Corporate Finance
• Due Diligence
• Banking & Financial Service Regulation
Our Banking & Finance Services:
Banking and Financial Services Regulation
We advise banks and other financial institutions on all aspects of banking and financial services regulation, including regulatory compliance with the apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria regulations that govern their operations, the Nigerian Bankers’ Committee Guidelines, and other relevant laws and regulations.
We advise multi-national companies, small companies, and corporations on all aspects of corporate finance in their business operations, including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, debt and equity issuances.
We advise clients on all aspects of project finance, including the structuring of financing arrangements and the negotiation of project agreements.
We conduct legal due diligence checks on borrowers on behalf of lenders.
Drafting and comprehensive reviewing of lending agreements such as Pledge Agreements, Mortgages, Bills of Sale, among other project documentation as needed.
At Hans Offia & Associates, our lawyers have extensive experience in advising clients on a wide range of banking and finance transactions. We are proactive in our approach, and we will inform you of emerging trends and changing regulations and requirements in the banking and finance space, as it pertains to disclosure obligations, directors’ duties, and corporate governance requirements.
If you or your company are in need of expert legal advice and guidance on any banking and finance matter, we invite you to reach out to Hans Offia & Associates’ senior partner Hans Offia on +2348033389055
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