Advising the chain from financial institutions to borrowers and ensuring sound practices.
OFAC, AML and FATCA Compliance. Cross-Border and Structured Lending. Asset-based finance. Akrivis Law Group, PLLC stands ready to advise U.S. and foreign clients through a variety of banking and financial matters. Our banking and finance practice brings together an inside knowledge of the laws that impact the industry with a deep understanding of broader corporate law issues. Our attorneys have advised on matters as modest as simple small business loans all the way up to those involving major foreign public entities.
Compliance For U.S. and Foreign Financial Institutions
Regulatory compliance is the cornerstone of all financial institutions and never has it been a more integral operational component. The world of international banking brings about an added layer of regulatory complexity.Having key insight into the regulatory landscape, Akrivis can advise clients U.S. and foreign-based financial institutions on critical regulatory and compliance areas such as:
- Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
- Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen) & Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
- US PATRIOT Act
- Corporate Governance
- BSA/AML compliance regulations
- Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
Structured Financing and Lending
Whether it is a complex secured loan for a project financing or a simple promissory note, Akrivis Law Group can assist along every step of the way. We can advise on private equity financing, as well as those for general business expansion, projects, or asset (e.g., private aircraft, vessel, or equipment). With extensive experience in large and small scale financing, our lawyers can help deliver sophisticated, elegant solutions incorporating all critical considerations for domestic and cross-border transactions. Most notably, our project and finance experience extends into key sectors such as energy and hospitality.
Sharia Compliant Financing
Sharia finance is proving increasingly popular in the Muslim world and beyond. Whether it’s structuring a simple private loan or a large debt offering, we can work with Sharia finance scholars to create structures that are compliant, functional, and effective, including Sukuk, Ijara, Murabaha, and Musharaka agreements. We can also advise on Takaful (insurance and reinsurance) arrangements.