The firm represents domestic and foreign financial institutions including the Central Bank named Bangladesh Bank as well as insurance companies. In the area of banking law, A Hossain & Associates regularly advises on syndicated loans and differing security arrangements. The firm undertakes every type of security documentation, drafting and perfecting of securities. With the introduction of innovative financial services and products to the Bangladesh markets, the firm has considerable expertise in securities regulation requirements. Advice on an increasing range of regulatory requirements in Bangladesh is available. Apart from advisory expertise, A Hossain & Associates engages in all areas of securities related dispute resolution.
A Hossain & Associates was also involved in a project for Bangladesh Bank called Central Bank Strengthening Project. Mr. Ajmalul Hossain QC was the Lead Consultant, working with lawyers from Gide Loyrette Nouel and Fox Mandal Little & Co. The Project was designed to increase the efficiency of Bangladesh Bank’s regulation and supervision of banks and financial institutions within the country. This included drafting statutes and designing policies, the main purpose of which was to study the Bangladesh Bank Order 1972, Bank Companies Act 1991, Financial Institutions Act 1993 and suggest suitable modifications so as to enable the Central Bank to function more effectively and enforce its policies and directions.
The firm has experience in the disposal of shares and restructuring of banking companies. A Hossain & Associates regularly represents its clients in a wide range of matters, including internal investigations, compliance reviews, and investigations by bank regulators.
In the insurance law practice area, A Hossain & Associates conducts insurance litigation, with particular emphasis on marine insurance claims. The firm has acted in multiple insurance claims for its clients.