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Capital Markets

Allen & Overy is at the heart of the world's banking and financial markets.

Operating from all of the world’s key financial centres, our global Capital Markets practice is a true global leader. With more than 30 lawyers, Allen & Overy’s German Capital Markets practice is a vital component of our global Capital Markets practice in one of the world’s most important economies.

Our German Capital Markets practice covers the full range of capital markets products with specialists in equity and debt capital markets, high yield bonds, covered bonds, OTC derivatives and central counterparty clearing, structured products, securitisation and trustee advice. We are one of very few practices in Germany that provide fully integrated German, English and U.S. law advice.

We advise global banks and other financial institutions, corporate entities, insurance companies, asset managers, exchanges, central depositories, clearing houses as well as sovereigns and public sector entities on all aspects of capital markets laws.

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News: 29 November 2022

A&O advises on EIB’s inaugural digital bond settling in tokenised representation of euro central bank money

Allen & Overy advised a bank consortium on European Investment Bank’s issue of a Luxembourg law-governed dematerialised bond in different blockchains across Europe through legal and operational…

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Publications: 15 November 2022

EU proposal to regulate third country providers of financial services: Where are we on CRDVI?

One year after the European Commission unveiled its Banking Package 2021, the Council has now agreed its position on the amendments to the Capital Requirement Directive, the EU framework regulating…

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News: 03 November 2022

Allen & Overy advises Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on USD1.0 billion notes issue

Allen & Overy has advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on legal aspects of its issue of USD1.0 billion 4.625% guaranteed global notes due 2025. The notes are guaranteed by the Republic of Austria and…

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News: 01 November 2022

Allen & Overy appoints four new counsel in Germany

Allen & Overy has announced four new counsel positions effective of 1 November 2022. The following lawyers have been appointed counsel:

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Our Capital Markets practice in Germany

Combining deep market and product knowledge, root experience, the highest technical and transaction management skills and innovative solutions, our Capital Markets practice delivers all that our clients expect from a truly leading global capital markets practice.