Taking into account the complex regulatory requirements, corporate finance transactions are associated with significant risks. KPMG Law advises banks, professional securities market participants, financial institutions, and investors on all business issues. The KPMG Law Business Financing practice provides services related to compliance with regulatory requirements, support for financial transactions (including capital markets transactions, lending, derivative financial instruments, financing of trading operations, mortgages, and other types of collateral, as well as other transactions), bad debts, and taxation of financial transactions. KPMG Law also offers services for structuring intra-group financing and providing liquidity, such as intra-group loans, cash pooling, and syndicated lending.

Our regulatory financial market advice covers a wide range of areas, including:

  • Banking regulations
  • Payment services and e-money
  • FinTech matters
  • Review of financial promotions
  • Financial services governance reviews

KPMG Law provides legal support throughout the IPO process in all major jurisdictions. Our capital market lawyers offer comprehensive legal and multidisciplinary advice and support in the following processes and issues:

  • Issuance of securities (including readiness assessment, pre-IPO due diligence, and IPO prospectus)
  • Raising funds through both debt and equity
  • New financing instruments (such as ICOs/Token offerings)
  • Capital market compliance
  • Derivatives (both OTC derivatives and exchange-traded derivatives)
  • Insider trading/market manipulation
  • Corporate governance of listed companies
  • Delisting.

The legislation of Uzbekistan regulates payment systems, issuance and turnover of securities, as well as transactions involving derivatives such as commodity futures, options, futures on securities, and currency derivatives. The Law "On Payments and Payment Systems" consolidates the regulation of payment service providers and payment systems. The government is currently elaborating a new law on capital markets and stimulating the securities market by offering shares in large state entities for initial public offering.

Our recent experience includes advising foreign banks and insurance companies on regulatory issues related to payment systems, securities markets, transactions with derivative products, and structuring transactions through agency agreements, forfeiting, and cession agreements.