Our work for financial institutions is at the heart of our practice.
We have a long track record of advising financial services companies internationally, serving clients that span leading retail and investment banks, asset managers, hedge funds and insurance companies. We have formed a dedicated Financial Institutions Group, a specialist, cross-departmental team focused on advising financial institutions on strategic transactions.
The group comprises lawyers specialised in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, banking & finance, financial regulatory, tax, outsourcing and antitrust. The group’s market knowledge and leading regulatory and transactional skills ensure the optimum solution for complex transactions. The group advises on many of the most significant international, cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers and privately negotiated sales and purchases involving financial institutions across the world.
News & insights
Publications: 29 JULY 2020
The German courts have taken the liability of credit rating agencies to the next level. In a series of recent decisions, the Berlin Regional Court has developed criteria under which credit rating…Read more
Publications: 07 MAY 2020
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…Read more
Publications: 16 MARCH 2020
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has released its final policy in respect of its revised proposal for Foreign Financial Service Providers (FFSPs).Read more
Publications: 18 JULY 2019
We look at the architecture of the new European regulatory framework and some of the key areas relevant to the corporate structure of UK and other European financial institutions.Read more