The financial business is one of the traditional core and advantageous businesses of Zhongwen Law Firm. Our financial business lawyers have rich experience in the legal field of bank and non-bank financial institutions and provide the long-term high-end financial legal services for major financial institutions and investment organizations both at home and abroad, which is highly praised by the market.
Relying on the rich business practice and the vision of familiar with the international rules, lawyers of Zhongwen Law Firm have helped the customers from the commercial banks, investment banks, insurance companies, trust companies, finance companies, funds, other financial institutions as well as government departments to complete a large quantity of complex financial and investment transactions.
Scope of Legal Services includes:
(I) Commercial loans, syndicated loans, credit loans and mortgage loans
•The legal services in the daily business such as general bank credit business, trade financing, commodity financing, guarantee business, financial retail business, etc.
•Conduct the compliance review of lending operations for banks and non-bank financial institutions and propose the constructive solutions
•Draft the contract texts of syndicated loans，negotiate，provide legal advice and issue formal legal opinions
(II) Import and export credits
•Provide legal and operation advice on financing for "going out project"
•Provide legal advice and suggestions about bank export credit operations for banks
•Participate in design of project financing structure, draft relevant contract documents, participate in negotiations, prepare project documents and issue legal opinions
(III) Project Financing
•Provide the arrangement for the establishment and financing as well as the guarantee of the project company
•Handle environmental protection, insurance matters, preferential tax treatment, foreign exchange control and the various approval and registration procedures
(IV) Bond issuance
•Handle corporate bond issuance, prepare issuance plans and design issuance strategies
•Issue legal advice on corporate bonds, etc.
(V) Aircraft and ship leasing and financing
•Issue the letter of opinions and handle the registration of ownership and mortgage of the products such as aircraft, ship, etc. on behalf of the customers
•Participate in design of leasing project structure, draft relevant contract documents, participate in negotiations, prepare project documents and issue legal opinions
(VI) Debt restructuring and disposal of bad assets
•Participate in the projects such as the mergers and acquisitions, reorganization etc. of the financial and insurance institutions, provide legal due diligence and issue the legal opinions
•Assist foreign financial institutions to participate in debt restructuring and bankruptcy liquidation, etc. of domestic financial institutions
(VII) Asset securitization and financial leasing
•Provide legal services related to asset securitization and financial derivatives instruments operations
(VIII) Financial futures, options and other derivative transactions
•Provide legal services related to letters of credit, commercial papers, trust business and futures trading business
Main Representative Performance:
•Work with UK law firm to issue legal advice for a US $700 million loan project in Hongkong of a domestic company
•Provide legal services for Korea Industrial Bank Beijing Representative Office
•Foreign capital mergers and acquisitions of US Fortune8 Ventures limited liability company in China
•Acquisition of nonperformal asset package project of Orient Asset Management Co., Ltd Nanjing Office by US Avenue Capital Group
•Acquisition and reorganization of Auchan (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
•Mergers and acquisitions of Langfang Honta Industrial Group by CDH HILLSIDE COMPANY LIMITED
•Participate in the financing for Changzhi-Jincheng Expressway project by the Department of Transportation of Shanxi Province
•Participate in the project financing of Heibei Liaoning boundary of Changchun-Shenzhen Expressway by the Department of Transportation of Chengde City, Hebei Province
•Buyer credit project of Zambia Telecom Company, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
•The National Development Bank provides buyer credit project to Goldwind Sci & Tech Co., Ltd.
•Participate in the project of purchasing three A320 series aircrafts by Sichuan Airlines
•Six times of medium-term notes issuance project of Nanshan Group
•Jiangnan Chemical (002226) short-term financing bonds issue project
•Anhui Enlong SME private placement bond projects
•Qinghai Investment Group Corporate Debt Project, etc.