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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.

News & insights

Publications: 11 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: DAI proposes comprehensive measures to facilitate capital increases in order to overcome the corona crisis

Deutsches Aktieninstitut e.V. (DAI), an association representing German listed companies, recently published a position paper setting out proposals for comprehensive measures to facilitate capital…

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Publications: 07 MAY 2020

German Federal Constitutional Court ./. ECB and ECJ

German court rulings rarely find their way into international newspapers – but this one is different: In times of "corona bond"-discussions and further increased bond acquisition programmes of the…

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coronavirus

Publications: 16 MARCH 2020

Coronavirus - what is the current situation in Germany?

In order to contain the Coronavirus the German federal states as well as the German government have put strict measures into place. Schools and kindergartens have been closed as well as borders to…

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Capital markets

Publications: 17 SEPTEMBER 2019

German regulator BaFin publishes guidance note on scrutiny of prospectuses for comprehensibility under PDIII

Overview and context BaFin has published a guidance note on 10 September 2019 setting out criteria it intends to apply when scrutinising prospectuses for compliance with the requirements of…

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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.