Banking and Finance - Global Overview 

Ogier is a market-leading law firm providing banking and finance advice on all areas of banking regulation, transaction documentation, security and the establishment and operation of banking institutions in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg.

Banking and finance services

  • Review and drafting of banking documentation including standard banking documents, lending and security documents and opinions
  • Advice on financing structures involving entities established in the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Jersey, Guernsey and Luxembourg (including asset finance, structured finance and real property holding structures)
  • Advice on establishment and operation of banking operations in the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg
  • Sale and acquisition of banking operations in the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg
  • Ongoing regulatory and compliance advice
  • General banking legal advice, including data protection and confidentiality
  • Set-off and netting advice
  • Advice on restructuring and insolvency and enforcement matters

In addition to specialist advice on regulation and documentation, we have a listings team dealing with the listing of debt and other securities on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) and the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE).

Additional services include:

We are also counsel to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association in Jersey and Guernsey, and ICMA and SLRC's counsel in Jersey, offering specialist advice on derivatives in those jurisdictions and the others in which we operate.

The team is consistently recognised by industry commentators, with many partners being acknowledged as leading individuals by the Legal 500, Chambers and International Financial Law Review.