Banks & Financial Institutions


  • Opinions on all types of payment instruments (e.g. documentary credits and other negotiable instruments) Government regulations and sanctions
  • Opinions on Bangladesh Bank (the Central Bank) notifications, guidelines etc
  • Foreign Exchange Transactions
  • Enforcement of Charges, Debentures
  • Internal management and employment issues
  • Representing banks and borrowers in loan recovery cases is specialised money loan courts
  • Regulatory framework for mobile financial services


  • Bank loan, credit & security documentation: drafting and review
  • Loan syndication
  • Re-organizing and restructuring banking companies
  • Litigation and advisory work on the Bank Companies Act
  • Recovery of debts and dishonour of cheques
  • Escrow, Consortium, Mortgage, Pledge & Lien Agreements
  • Securitization of Assets
  • Charge Actions & Foreclosures


  • Advised Visa Worldwide a global payments technology company on the regulatory framework for mobile financial services/mobile banking in Bangladesh.
  • Represented Pubali Bank Ltd. the largest private commercial bank in Bangladesh, in a court case against the Security and Exchange Commission challenging the legality of SEC’s consent to capital issue granted to Unique Hotel & Resorts Ltd.
  • Advised Sonali Bank Ltd. the largest state owned commercial bank in Bangladesh, on their legal obligations under international Letters of Credit.
  • Represented The City Bank limited in multiple court cases under the Banking Companies Act and the Income Tax Ordinance.
  • Loan & security documentation review of a branch of a foreign bank.
  • Internal restructuring of Arab Bangladesh Bank Limited in compliance with Bangladesh Bank’s notifications.


Parties Citation
A.Q.M. Shah Alam Chowdhury vs. Govt. of Bangladesh and Others
28 BLD (AD) (2008) 69
AQM Shah Alam vs. Bangladesh and ors
13 BLC (AD) (2008) 122