LMCR lawyers are specialised in the banking and finance practice areas. The Firm has comprehensive experience in and knowledge of international practice which ensures that it has the capability to offer transactional advice to both lenders and borrowers in the structuring, negotiation and realisation of leverage finance, acquisition financing, mezzanine financing, debt restructuring, PIK loans, project finance, export finance, leasing and asset finance.
In the management of finance transactions the Firm provides assistance on matters of capital adequacy, insolvency and connected regulations.
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Firm professionals have lengthy and consistent regulatory experience, assisting banks, financial intermediaries, Sims, SGRs and insurance companies from their incorporation to the on-going management of specific problems.
The Firm assists its clients managing authorisation procedures relating to the provision of banking or investment services, defining the internal organisation of intermediaries and compliance policies, managing matters relating to capital adequacy, constructing and maintaining contracts with customers and preparing transparency and disclosure documents.
The Firm’s long tradition of working with regulatory authorities ensures that it is able to confidently guide clients in their dealings with these authorities
The Firm partners have solid experience in all aspects of asset management, from the establishment of SGRs and investment vehicles to matters relating to fund management and assistance in the investment and exit phases. Asset management specialists work closely with M&A specialists, guaranteeing the highest controls at all levels of transactional aspects that involve collective investment bodies.
Firm professionals have significant experience in the field of Private Equity Funds, Hedge Funds, harmonised funds, real estate funds, Investment Companies and in the audit of all foreign collective investment structures destined for the Italian market.
The Firm assists banks, investment management companies, insurance companies and industrial groups in negotiating and structuring financial derivative transactions (interest rate, equity and credit derivatives) and more generally in the implementation of their treasury risk coverage and investment programmes, the management of funds and the financial management of shareholdings and investments in listed securities.
In addition to managing the contractual aspects of the transaction and any collateral (both on the basis of standard market documentation and specifically tailored documents) the Firm assists with capital adequacy, regulatory matters and bankruptcy and tax issues