Logistics & Multimodal Transport

"Logistics and Freight Forwarding" is a controlled sector in Bangadesh under supervision of the Customs Authority. Courier and Postal Service logistics are also controlled and licensed by postal authorities. With a stringent and limited foreign invesment control over these sectors, it is important to structure investment and operation in these sector with the right due diligence and structural efficiency.

The firm advises and represents clients across modes of transport including rail, roadways and highways ; airports , waterways and ports , logistics and new forms of transportation such as Dhaka-Chittagong Economic Corridor. The firm has extensive experience in the development, acquisition, disposition, financing and on all contractual aspects of such projects, including concession agreements (OMDA/SSA) and construction contracts (EPC/lump sum turkey contract, split contracts et al). We regularly advise on policy and regulatory aspects and assist clients in the resolution of disputes. The firm's clients include private agencies, developmental institutions, banks and financial institutions, government departments, public bodies, utilities, suppliers and investors. The firm is regularly instructed by clients to provide legal and regulatory assistance on challenging assignments, etc.

Some major matters undertaken are as follows:

  • Advised Pyramid Logistics in its structuring of business model in Bangladesh
  • Acted in procuring EoR/IoR License in favour of Fedex for Cisco
  • Acted in procuring EoR/IoR License for F5
  • Structured investment in RifLine Logistics
  • Structured investment in Cargo HQ
  • Structured investment in Ceva Freight
  • Advised Delhivery on Bangladesh investments
  • Structured investment in BIL Logistics
  • Structured investment in Trinity Logistics
  • Structured investment in OSG Services
  • Restructured Globe Logistics in Bangladesh
  • Restructured AP Logistics in Bangladesh
  • Dissolution of Fritz COrporation
  • Acted for UPS in aquiring TNT
  • Acted for Fedex in merger with TNT
  • See infrastructure practice area

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