Banking – Stock Exchange – Finance

Our expertise

The banking sector was historically one of the first areas of activity developed by CARBONNIER LAMAZE RASLE & ASSOCIÉS. Although the scope of the firm has since diversified considerably, its banking and financial activity has also expanded thanks to the trust placed in it by the largest banking and financial institutions.

Our services
  • Advice, pre-litigation and legal disputes, arbitration
  • Risk assessment and alternative dispute resolution for banking institutions
  • Advising and representing banking institutions before the courts in connection with disputed banking transactions (loans for real and movable property, debt collection, consumer credit, bills of exchange, APR, etc.) and implementing appropriate enforcement measures (protective measures, attachment of properties, etc.)
  • Assistance to clients, particularly financial institutions, at all stages of criminal proceedings (from preliminary investigations to the trial courts)
  • Expertise in equipment leasing (aeronautics, maritime, industrial) and property leasing (hotels)
  • Assistance for subsidiaries of banking institutions in matters concerning property and equipment leasing before the courts, following contract terminations, with taking of guarantees against debtors and joint and several sureties
  • Advice on asset financing (industrial projects, real estate)
  • Design and implementation of prevention tools (delegation of powers, money laundering)
  • Organisation of offensive (recovery of pledges, guarantees) or defensive (improper financial support, unfair breach of contract) strategies in judicial liquidation proceedings
  • Risk analysis and implementation of a strategy in the event of litigation or liability actions related to loans or financial investments and related financial guarantees
  • Legal audits such as an audit of the portfolio of debt collection files for a banking institution in order to decide on the legal action to be taken.
  • Drafting of contracts (loans, first demand guarantees, escrow agreements, asset and liability guarantees, etc.)