Banking & Finance

The banking and finance team is expert in both transactional and regulatory banking, covering financial leasing, factoring, project financing, and insurance matters and provide day-to-day legal services to several major banks and micro-finance institutions in Albania.

Reputable clients we have acted for in this sector include Deutsche Bank AGRoyal Bank of Scotland, Société Générale, ABN AMRO, Western Union, Visa International.

The banking and finance team has advised on many acquisitions during a period of over 10 years acting on both the sell or buy side and has advised and provided legal services in projects of syndicated financing, often selected as legal counsel by International Financial Institutions. The firm has worked for and with EBRD,IFC,Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, Islamic Development Bank in various financing transactions.

Legislative projects we have been involved with in this sector include the new law on banking, financial leasing, insurance, corporate and municipal bonds, pension funds and the collective investment funds law.