Banking and Finance

Pierre Baroudi & Associates is considered to be one of the leading law firms in the banking and financial sector in Lebanon. Pierre Baroudi & Associates firm represented international and local banks, in addition to financial institutions before the courts and in transactions, whether it occurred in Lebanon or abroad. As well as advised and represented several banks in transactions pertaining to project finance and infrastructure projects. Nevertheless, our long term hard work in the Banking and Financial sector resulted in advising International Financial Institutions on the issuance of Global Depositary Receipts related to assets in Lebanon. In addition to offering advises to Foreign Financial Institutions on the Lebanese Central Bank Regulatory Requirements. Advising Foreign Financial Institutions on the marketing and sale of funds and products in Lebanon was added also to our portfolio. Our depth in this specific field, made us involved in drafting and advising a vast array of documentation related to commercial banking: overdraft facilities, general conditions, personal and bank guarantees, letters of credit, and other matters related to syndicated loans. Consequently, advising several clients on the restructuring of their debts with their lenders, following the break out of the financial crises in 2008 and drafted corresponding documentation.