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Dr Alexander Behrens

Partner

Frankfurt am Main

Behrens Alexander
Dr Alexander Behrens

Partner

Frankfurt am Main

Alexander advises banks and other financial service providers, including FinTech companies, as well as unregulated companies on all aspects of financial regulatory law. In addition to German and European banking regulatory law, he focuses on payment services law and capital markets regulation as well as issues related to the Banking Union. Furthermore, Alexander has broad experience in the areas of M&A of regulated entities, NPL transactions, civil banking law and in internal investigations in the finance sector.

News & insights

Brexit day 1 readiness for European banks and investment firms

Publications: 15 OCTOBER 2019

Brexit day one readiness for European banks and investment firms: risk, legal and compliance changes for EU firms under EU law

We examine some of the ways in which a hard Brexit will affect the EU legal and regulatory obligations of EU financial services firms facing or using UK clients/counterparties/market infrastructure.

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Publications: 19 AUGUST 2019

Allen & Overy’s Fintech group leads as Contributing Editor to the first edition of Global Legal Insights Guide to: Fintech 2019

As part of our role as Contributing Editor, members of A&O’s Fintech group in the U.S. authored the preface of the publication, as well as one general chapter. Our colleagues in Germany, Indonesia and the Czech Republic contributed four country chapters. 

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Publications: 18 JULY 2019

Beyond capital and liquidity: structural implications of the EU’s prudential regulatory reforms

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.

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Publications: 17 JULY 2019

Strong customer authentication for payment services

Further guidance and potential additional time for compliance

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