Legal Advisory

Our in-house legal services team is composed of experienced, dedicated lawyers and attorneys-at-law, with recognized expertise in international commodity trade finance operating throughout the ACE Global Depository network of offices located in over 46 countries throughout Europe, Eurasia, Asia, Africa, Far East and Latin America.

Our accomplished and dedicated legal services team has a wealth of experience in all aspects of international trade, corporate and commercial law, particularly in structured trade and commodity financing and related advisory work with respect to the legal and regulatory matters of collateral control and warehouse receipt financing (both Conventional and Islamic financing) under various legal systems, such as those falling under the Common Law, Civil Law including specialist jurisdictions like OHADA.

Our in-house legal services team counsels international trade and finance organizations, government bodies and officials, banking and non-banking financial institutions, as well as trading companies, exporters and other market players including mercantile exchanges and warehousing companies.

Our team promptly identifies the aspects within the transaction which requires special knowledge and application of local applicable laws regarding foreign trade and exchange control, title to goods and creation of security interests and the implementation of the most appropriate collateral control and monitoring models applicable to the transaction. Our in-house legal services team prides itself with excellent transactional documentation skills providing ACE Global Depository with bespoke commercial agreements which are recommended for use in connection with our various custodial and non-custodial services as they encompass all aspects of the transaction.

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