Banking & Finance

In today’s increasingly diverse and complex financial markets, banks, other financial institutions, funds, companies and multi-national corporations alike have come to rely on Rajah & Tann Asia’s highly rated and experienced banking and finance practice to successfully advise and guide them on all aspects of finance transactions whether domestic, regional or international.

Highly recommended by industry commentators, our lawyers throughout the region have a wealth of knowledge, experience and understanding of the different regulatory frameworks in Asia to help clients raise debt effectively. Our forte lies in deep industry knowledge which allows us to offer thoughtful and comprehensive legal advice to domestic and international banks and other financial institutions, as well as corporations and funds, on a wide variety of instruments and on cross-border transactions.


Our banking & finance practice spans across the international aspects of the practice area, with a particular focus on China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, where the firm has offices or affiliates. We are able to work cohesively on cross border transactions with experience and responsiveness and with a focus on quality at all times across our regional team. Many of our senior practitioners have each had several years of experience with international firms in offices throughout the world and hence they have deep exposure to complicated and sophisticated international financial transactions.  At the same time, each office has lawyers qualified in their respective local jurisdictions who are able to offer advice steeped in awareness of the local practice for each of these jurisdictions.


We are pleased to bring you the 2024 Regional Guide to Lending and Security in Southeast Asia ("Guide"). This Guide provides a useful overview of key legal and regulatory requirements concerning lending and taking security in Southeast Asia, focusing on Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Leveraging on our experience in carrying out cross-border transactions through our Rajah & Tann Asia network, the Guide gives an overview of the domestic laws across the region and addresses typical key issues and considerations relating to lending and taking security.

Rajah & Tann Asia's Banking and Finance team comes highly recommended by industry commentators and international clients, including multi-national corporations who rely on Rajah & Tann Asia's experienced Banking and Finance practice to advise them on all aspects on finance transactions, including cross-border arrangements. Our strength lies in offering insightful and comprehensive legal advice made available through our Rajah & Tann Asia network of offices, including offices in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.


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