Banking, Finance and Capital Markets

The need for commercially sound legal advice is becoming increasingly critical in the emerging markets of Tanzania where governments and the private sector are fully focused on investments necessary to empower development. 

We advise financial institutions and sectors on the legal and regulatory aspects of domestic & foreign banking, corporate & investment banks, financial services, investment management & funds, insurance, pensions funds & administrators, digital platform financial service providers (Fintech firms), stock brokers, credit providers,venture & alternative capital providers and medical aid schemes & administrators. This extends to specialist advice on structured products and derivatives (including ‘over-the-counter’ derivative products).

Our multi-talented lawyers are highly regarded for their excellence, broad experience and versatility. We deal with complex, demanding and innovative local & international projects by providing the highest quality of service to all types of clients including leading local & international financial institutions, corporate & investment banks, private & state-owned entities, regulatory bodies and governments.

Our expertise includes incorporation of banks, financial services providers as well as various financial institutions and facilitation of lending and investment banking activities within Tanzania and  Sub-Saharan Africa.

In Tanzania, we have a well-established relationship with the Bank of Tanzania (BOT), Dar es salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Capital Market and Securities Authorities (CMSA), among others, and often interact with them on a wide range of matters for the benefit of our clients.

The firm provides the services below: 

  •  General Advisory on Banking Law and Practice
  •  Pre- Lending Reviews
  •  Perfection of Security Documents
  •  Recovery of Non- Performing Loan
  •  Representation before the CMSA
  • Corporate Finance
  • Secured lending
  • Structured Finance
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