Banking and Finance

We advise on the formation and organization of banks, mortgage companies, credit institutions, microfinance companies both deposit taking and non-deposit taking and other institutions providing financial services regulated by the Bank of Uganda and other financial services regulators.

We regularly advise on lending transactions, compliance and other aspects relating to financial services.

Our Banking and financial services practice is not limited to lending and compliance matters but also extends to fiduciary activities, data security and risk management, corporate reorganization, emerging electronic banking and emerging electronic products for banks. We also cover ownership issues by bank holding companies and other financial entities.
We advise on:

  • Borrower due diligence
  • Borrower legal standing and transaction opinions prior to financial disbursements
  • Later stage financiers and early exist financiers
  • Security sharing and inter creditor agreements
  • Regulator investigations, audits and enforcement actions.

We are in position to advise different financiers at all levels of their involvement. We also advise about financing structures, borrower and equity investors, both local and international. We also handle consumer protection matters, restructuring and reorganization.