Major Projects (Bangladesh)

Client Description of project and involvement by DFDL and lawyers working with DFDL
Sembcorp Acting as local project counsel for Sembcorp in relation to developing a 440 MW gas-fired IPP plant in Bangladesh.
Chinese State Owned Enterprise Acting as local project counsel to a Chinese State Owned Enterprise in relation to developing a 1320MW coal fired power plant in Bangladesh.
Group of local and foreign lenders Acting for a group of local and foreign lenders, including IDCOL, ICD and OFID in relation to financing two HFO IPPs owned by Summit Industrial Company Limited.
CGN Meiya Power Acted for CGN Meiya Power in relation to its acquisition of a portfolio of three large IPP projects in Bangladesh from EDRA Power of Malaysia.
United Group and Summit Industrial Company Limited Advised on the acquisition of Khulna Power Company Limited by United Group and Summit Industrial Company Limited.
Bangladeshi power project company Advising a Bangladeshi power project company that owns and operates a 100MW dual fuel power project in relation to its disputes with fuel suppliers.
Global telecommunications company Acting for a global telecommunications company in their proposed acquisition of a mobile telecommunication operating company in Bangladesh.
Global cement company

Acting for a global cement company in its acquisition of a cement plant in Bangladesh. 


Advising PROPARCO, the French EDFI on a USD 20 million loan to a Bangladeshi Bank.

Japanese consumer electronics company

Acting for a Japanese consumer electronics company in relation to a proposed joint venture in Bangladesh for manufacturing certain consumer electronic products.


Advising Facebook in relation to copyright issues and claims under Bangladesh law.

Aga Khan Foundation for Economic Development

Advising Aga Khan Foundation for Economic Development in its disposal of a major stake in IPDC a publicly listed non-banking financial institution in Bangladesh.

Bank of Tokyo MUFJ

Advising the Bangladeshi representative office of Bank of Tokyo MUFJ on its legal and regulatory obligations under Bangladeshi laws, the guidelines, circulars and notifications of Bangladesh Bank, the central bank of Bangladesh.

Samsung C&T

Advising Samsung C&T on certain corporate laws and other queries related to contracts with the Government of Bangladesh, in relation to the construction of a certain bridge in Bangladesh.

Local Bangladeshi investment bank

Advising a local Bangladeshi investment bank acting as a lead arranger in a USD 50 million equivalent local currency financing for an elevated expressway project in Dhaka, Bangladesh on structuring security package for the financing.