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Shamkhal Hasanov

Associate
Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited

Biography

Shamkhal Hasanov is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Baku office.

Practice Focus

Shamkhal focuses his practice on banking and finance, securities, financial institutions, corporate and M&A matters.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising a Swiss bank on an export credit facility to Azerbaijan Railways CJSC guaranteed by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
  • Advised a syndicate of European banks in a COFACE credit facility to BakuBus LLC, a public transportation operator in Baku, guaranteed by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
  • Advised a syndicate of European bank in an ECA credit facility to Azerbaijan Railways CJSC guaranteed by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
  • Advised European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in connection with financings extended to major Azerbaijani automobile dealership and construction materials' manufacturer and secured by mortgage of real estate, suretyship, and pledge of business assets.
  • Advised a global financial services company on pioneer mortgage in the history of the Republic of Azerbaijan of railway vehicles as collateral to secure repayment under two facility agreements.
  • Assisted in advising an international financial institution in connection with registration of amendments to terms and conditions of bonds issued by a local bank.
  • Advised an international financial institution in connection with foreign currency operations for services rendered in Azerbaijan.
  • Advised Bakcell on various matters as in-house lawyer within a month secondment period.
  • Assisted in advising an Austrian bank on a USD 8.330- million and EUR 21.500 million dual tranche trade-related term loan facilities agreement to a Russian bank where an Azerbaijani bank acted as a guarantor.
  • Assisted in advising a major French bank on a EUR 17.530 million commercial loan agreement to a leading Azerbaijani bank

Admissions

  • Azerbaijan (2011)

Education

  • Toulouse University (LLM Business Law, Financial Sector) (2013)
  • Academy of Public Administration (Bachelor of Laws) (2011)

Languages

  • Azerbaijani
  • English
  • French
  • Turkish