Banking and Financial Services | Lawyers in Colombia Brigard & Urrutia Banking and Financial Services

Brigard & Urrutia

Banking and Financial Services

Our Banking and Financial Services practice area has the experience and the national and international knowledge required to advise Colombian and foreign entities, both public and private of the financial and real sector, in all kinds of finance operations including syndication operations, structured funding, project funding, implementation of collateral schemes and regulatory affairs.

Portfolio of services

Local and international credits

  • Structuring of local and cross-border transactions
  • Preparation of relevant credit documents
  • Structuring, implementation and guarantee registration
  • Issuance of legal opinions
  • Debts Restructuration and renegotiation 

Project Finance

  • Comprehensive structuring of projects
  • Implementation of various funding schemes 
  • Review of bankability of underlying agreements
  • Design of guarantee schemes and payments cascade
  • Negotiation of transaction agreements

Aircraft Funding

  • Aircraft leasing, insurance, reinsurance and mortgage agreements
  • Advice on the aeronautical regulatory regime and the Cape Town convention
  • Legal opinions and briefs
  • Visits and procedures before aeronautical authorities
  • Registration of transaction agreements in the aeronautical registry 

Regulatory issues and proceedings before the Finance Superintendence 

  • Preparation of briefs and opinions
  • Doubts on finance regulatory matters
  • Incorporation of supervised entities
  • Accompaniment before government authorities
  • Comprehensive advice for representative offices

Financial Due Diligence 

  • Finance documents review
  • Guarantee documents review
  • Active and passive credit operations review


  • Implementation of guarantees on first demand
  • Implementation of commercial and stand-by letters of credit  
  • Implementation of guarantees under the URDG rules of the ICC