:: ZAFAR & ASSOCIATES

Aalia Neelum Khan

AALIA NEELUM KHAN

Senior Litigator

Lahore, Pakistan

M. Naveed Sheikh

M. NAVEED SHEIKH

Senior Litigator

Lahore, Pakistan

M. Nadeem Qureshi

M. NADEEM QURESHI

Senior Litigator

Karachi, Pakistan

Shagufta Jabeen

SHAGUFTA JABEEN

Banking Law Consultant

Durban, South Africa

Malik Saboor Alam

MALIK SABOOR ALAM

Banking Law Associate

Lahore, Pakistan

Amjad Wahid

AMJAD WAHID

Banking Law Associate

Islamabad, Pakistan

:: Core Competencies

  • Banking Law
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Services
  • Investment Law
  • Private Equity
  • Securities
  • Venture Capital

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:: Banking Law in Pakistan

Banking Law

Here you may find information on banking law in Pakistan. Our dedicated team of professional lawyers may best assists their clients in resolving banking law issues in Pakistan.

We deal in establishment, incorporation and share capital in Banking Companies, Cooperative Banks and Financial Institutions, Transactions of Banking Business, Suspension of Business and Winding up of Banking Business, Recovery of Loans, Mortgage Matters, Landlord & Tenant, Debtor & Creditor, Contracts, Bankruptcy, Bank Secrecy Matters and Negotiable Instruments etc.

We also deal with the matters relating to borrowing, raising or taking up of money, the lending or advancing of money either upon or without security, all kinds regarding bills of exchange, hundis, promissory notes, coupons, drafts, bills of lading, railway receipts, warrants, debentures, certificates including participation term certificates, modaraba certificates and musharika certificates etc and dealing in bullion and species, buying and selling of foreign exchange including foreign bank notes, the acquiring, holding, issuing on commission, underwriting and dealing in stock, funds, shares, debentures, bonds, obligations and securities, all kinds of investments, the receiving of all kinds of bonds, scripts or valuable on deposits.

:: Scope of Practice

The Banking Law Firm concentrates all of its resources and professional efforts in the specialized field of Federal bank regulatory law. The firm places particular emphasis upon and specializes in the defense of Federally insured financial institution and their officers and directors in all matters pertaining to supervisory bank examinations conducted by all of the Federal bank regulatory agencies to assess compliance with all applicable Federal banking laws, rules and regulations governing the operations of such institutions.

The caliber of the firm’s defensive assistance services has been highly regarded by banking institutions throughout Pakistan, including in-house counsel and regularly retained attorneys for such institutions. The firm also provides assistance in all types of regulatory applications to the Federal banking agencies, as well as defensive assistance in personal civil liability actions instituted against officers and directors of financial institutions for alleged breaches of their legal duties and responsibilities as officers or directors of such institutions.

ZA-LLP provides services around the world to money-center banks, savings and loans, insurance companies, finance companies, institutional investors, investment banks, private banking and trust operations, credit unions, mortgage banking and brokerage companies, and international and foreign banks institutions.

The Banking Law and Financial Services Group represents banks, mortgage companies, other institutional lenders, businesses and individuals in connection with all aspects of banking law and financial services. Attorneys in this Group handle real estate, commercial lending, and consumer transactions, both secured and unsecured. They assist clients on issues relating to the consumer lending laws, servicing agreements, brokerage agreements, wholesale agreements and funding agreements, and negotiate and prepare loan documentation.

The Group also represents banks, mortgage companies and other lenders on issues involving federal and provincial regulations, new bank charters, holding company formations, conversions, new or acquired branch applications, mergers, acquisitions and licensing / qualification in jurisdictions throughout the country. It also handles all aspects of secondary market transactions, including portfolio purchases, servicing agreements, securitized financing acquisitions and all of the many business and real estate issues which arise in such transactions.

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