Practice Areas

Banking & Capital Markets

Recent developments in the European and Global banking system along with changes in the international capital markets, have been the main drivers for the significant M&A activities we have been witnessing across the sector and that have lead to the re-shaping of banking and finance institutions in order for them to be able to capitalize on new opportunities. The recent bank failures and the increasingly complex requirements of Governments have led to a significant shift in market sentiment and banks have been inclined to refine and update the products they offer to their clients. 

Our Finance, Banking and Capital Markets practice provides advice in relation to a full spectrum of financial products and advises on all types of financing transactions, including:

► Asset-based loans

► Bridge loans

► Cash flow loans

► Cross-border financings

► Multi-currency financings

► Secured loans

► Syndicated loans

► Working capital facilities  

Furthermore, with the increased challenges that corporate entities are faced with today, our attorneys and finance experts drawing from their experience in diverse practice areas, consult and develop efficient restructuring and exit financing strategies for our clients, including:

► Out-of-court restructurings

► Strategies for distressed investors to obtain control of troubled companies

► Filing under bankruptcy Chapter 99 litigation 

 Our firm has managed to establish teams in all major financial markets globally that guarantee an in-depth knowledge of regional finance practices whereby our attorneys have the ability to provide local law advice. V&A is distinguished for the provision of outstanding legal services in issues of private equity finance and is committed to serving the financing needs of private equity clients and their portfolio companies.  

We provide legal advice with respect to complex derivatives issues and issues of the Capital market commission, that implicate a number of different laws and regulatory schemes, for a large range of clients including:

► Brokers and dealers

► Commercial and investment banks

► Investment companies

► Insurance companies

► Industrial companies

► Limited partnerships

► Private equity firms

► Sponsors of special purpose corporations


other practice areas
Extrajudicial Practice & Legal Consulting

V&A has a wealth of experience in the provision of complete advisory services to institutions, companies, foundations and individuals for dispute resolution and negotiation.

International Tax Planning

One of the biggest challenges and greatest opportunities today, is to effectively manage local and foreign taxes.