Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

Being an important business of Hylands, banking and finance services cover compliance review, transaction structure design, credit structure construction, legal due diligence, business negotiations, legal documents drafting, legal lectures, legal risk assessment and control, regulations and policy research and litigation as well as other services involved in major financial industries such as banking, insurance, trust, securities and leasing.

Banking and finance exists in a volatile legal and regulatory environment. Hylands can accurately grasp the changing trend of financial laws, regulations and financial policies. Lawyers of Hylands working in the banking and financial service sector actively explore the frontier business models, systematically analyze and summarize related businesses, and acquire ample practical experience in the fields of financial legal services. The lawyers are at the forefront of the industry in terms of professional skills and capability.

Lawyers in banking and finance team come from the top-ranked universities of China and have profound understanding of the intricacies of law and its pragmatic implications. With keen understanding of the needs of clients, Hylands lawyers provide wide-ranging and in-depth legal services to clients at home and abroad, receiving much acclamation for works.


  • Banking
    Provide routine consulting legal services for domestic and foreign commercial banks; asset-related areas such as international commercial credit, project financing and syndicated loans; financing guarantee; letters of credit, collection, bills, factoring, service fees, etc.; crossover and combination of banking and non-banking financial institutions; non-performing asset disposal and other banking-related areas.
  • Trust
    Provide clients with various types of legal services in trust, including fund trusts, property trusts, fiduciary operations, investment fund trusts, corporate wealth management, project financing trusts, custodial trusts, trust loans and deposits, pension trusts, securities investment trusts, pension investment fund trusts, real estate trust investments, etc.
  • Insurance
    Provide legal opinions on the establishment of insurance institutions, equity transfer, M&A; adjustment and document preparation for insurance company products and projects, unit-linked insurance, insurance coverage, after-sales insurance coverage and guarantee, company spin-offs and substandard asset transactions, innovative asset control strategies and unit architecture as well as financing arrangements for insurance companies (whether as borrowers or lenders), capital adequacy and regulatory requirements for capital.
  • Financial Leasing and Commercial Factoring
    Provide full-process legal services for the establishment and M&A of financial leasing companies and commercial factoring companies, legal due diligence on related businesses, deal structure design, determination of financial leasing programs, deal document drafting, participation in business negotiations and dispute resolution.
  • Asset-Backed Securitization and like Asset-Backed Securitization
    Provide full-process legal services for various types of asset-backed securitization (ABS) (including credit asset securitization, corporate asset securitization, insurance asset securitization, ABN, Reits, etc.) and similar ABS products (including Pre-ABS, similar Reits, various types of structured products,etc.), including legal due diligence, deal structure design, drafting and negotiation of transaction documents, assisting other intermediaries in providing relevant legal advice and issuing legal opinions.
  • Innovative Financial Services
    Provide clients with legal services in such fields as third-party payment, and internet financial information; provide clients with legal services in the areas of inclusive finance and supply chain finance based on Internet technology; provide clients with legal services in data protection, digital assets and other financial services based on innovative technologies such as big data and blockchain, including chain transformation of brick-and-mortar enterprises, digital asset trading platform construction and compliance review, GDPR compliance audit, user data protection, corporate equity structure design and others.


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