Banking and finance
Westside’s activities in finance sector includes provision of advice to banks and other banking institutions as well as provision of legal support to investment, construction and trade companies within the framework of project financing, financial risk management, receivables restructuring.
Among the major projects of Westside in this area:
Work in international team of law firms when structuring International Bank of Reconstruction and Development investments into a Russian-Ukrainian agro-industrial holding;
Legal due diligence of an acquired bank (Top-20) on the purchaser’s part;
Protection of bank owners and management at the stage of the bankruptcy proceedings;
restructuring of a major agro-producer credit portfolio between two major Russian banks.
Also Westside represents Russian and international financial and investment institutions’ interests in state courts and arbitration proceedings in Russia and abroad.