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Finance & Banking Law

Practical and Innovative Solutions

Our firm offers practical and innovative solutions to your financing, financial services and insurance issues. We advise on all aspects of financing and banking, and insurance transactions in Kenya and across borders. Whether you are securing financing for a power plant, a renewable energy project or a major infrastructure, or for a mining project, syndicated loans for prime property development or procuring Insurance for costly assets, our team offers experienced insights and industry knowledge into counterparty needs to help you protect value and manage risks.

In particular, we have assisted and advised clients on a range of issues and transactions, including the following;
  • The drafting and review of credit facility and security arrangements;
  • Kenyan banking and financing laws and regulations, as these have an impact on both offshore and onshore financing transactions;
  • The registration and recording of security to create and perfect security interests;
  • Establishing a business presence in Kenya, as well as registration of investments, loans, and guarantees in accordance with the local laws;
  • Representing borrowers and lenders in the acquisition of financing, secured lending and asset-based transaction;
  • Preparation of agreements, contracts, guarantees deeds,
    Memorandum of Association
  • Creation and perfection of securities;
  • Due diligence and advising on compliance with local laws;
  • Advising Clients on market entry strategies as well as project development, structuring and financing;
  • Advising on Bridging Finance;
  • Property and Real Estate Finance.

We combine market-leading thought and commercial experience to help you with;

Project Finance

Whether you need limited recourse financing or advice on debt security issues, we help you explore viable financing options, including loans and credit facilities, and implement the financing structures best suited to your projects.

We have advised lenders, developers, sponsors, project companies and engineering procurement construction contractors on a broad range of power, renewable energy, oil and gas, mining and metals, and infrastructure projects.

With access to cutting-edge knowledge tools and resources, we keep you up-to-date on local, regional and global market developments that can affect your financing arrangements.

INSURANCE

As you execute transactions, our dedicated team helps you stay compliant with the Kenya Insurance Law and its implementing regulations. We have assisted leading insurance companies with all aspects of insurance and
reinsurance transactional and regulatory matters.

We have also advised foreign insurers, sureties and intermediaries on establishing and licensing their presence in Kenya, as well as with meeting solvency requirements and other local regulations. In particular, our full range of insurance related services includes the following:

  • Advising clients on Kenyan laws and regulations as they
    relate to cross-border and onshore insurance activities.
  • Reviewing insurance policies and assisting clients with
    claims recovery.
  • Assisting clients with establishing a presence in Kenya and
    with obtaining the necessary license and regulatory
    approval from the insurance regulatory agency to conduct
    insurance business.
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We fight to protect your legal rights under the law.

finance and banking law Attorneys
Stella J. Ronoh
Associate Advocate
Naphtaly K. Rono
Managing Partner