Capital Law Chamber has an active Securities Law & Capital Markets practice covering the entire spectrum of capital markets activities for listed companies. Our lawyers have significant experience in transaction structuring, transaction advisory and regulatory matters. Being result oriented, our approach focuses on building a deep understanding of every client’s requirements and the complexity of their transactions in order to offer effective legal solutions.
The Capital Markets Practice provides timely advice to BSEC -listed companies on their disclosure obligations under the Listing Manual and assists with preparation of shareholders circulars for various major corporate actions. The Private Equity & Venture Capital Practice is also actively engaged in all aspects of private equity and venture capital fund transactions, including initial fund establishment, transaction structuring, regulatory advice and exit strategies.
Our Securities Laws & Capital Markets team acts as domestic counsel to fund raising programs such as IPOs, rights offerings, Institutional Placement Program, follow-on public offers. The team also acts as legal advisors to acquirers / merchant bankers in public takeovers, corporate restructuring (buy-backs, delisting, relisting, mergers, reverse mergers, demergers). We have advised promoters and institutions on dealings in secondary markets including block deals and have undertaken regulatory audits of listed companies. We regularly advise clients on securities law issues pertaining to insider trading laws and disclosures under the listing agreements to mitigate the possibility of litigation arising out of unfair trade practices in the securities market and on corporate governance issues. The team handholds unlisted companies and provide guidance from the preparatory stages for an IPO and all the post-IPO disclosure obligations.
Due to unparalleled understanding of securities regulations, Capital Law Chamber also provides advisory services to market intermediaries/investors like mutual funds, foreign institutional investors, stock brokers, merchant bankers, portfolio managers, depository participants etc. in the area of regulatory compliances that is prescribed by the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission. Our team also provides legal assistance by representing clients before the investigating authorities, the adjudicating officer and the Securities Tribunal.