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The banking industry is adept at navigating change and driving innovation, something we have been supporting our clients in this sector for more than 15 years in Germany and for over 90 years globally.

Whether it’s helping banks achieve ground-breaking, market first transactions such as advising Santander on the first ever end-to-end blockchain bond issuance to helping banks navigate the regulatory change landscape by transitioning away from IBOR, Allen & Overy has built up a considerable track record of advising banks on a broad spectrum of complex, cross-border transactions and strategic mandates.  By applying a sector lens to our fully integrated, multi-disciplinary and international team of lawyers and consultants, we can provide our clients with in-depth knowledge of their industry, the local regulatory frameworks under which they operate and the impact that market developments have on their businesses, especially in Germany and anywhere in the world.

The team comprises of experts across the full spectrum of banking, finance and capital markets work as well as specialists in regulatory, dispute resolution, antitrust, employment, IP, data privacy, cybersecurity, M&A and tax. We are also the only law firm with an integrated and cross-border team of former regulators and consultants from the ‘Big 4’ who can advise the senior management teams at the banks on governance, corporate purpose and culture, conduct, compliance and operational risk, regulatory advisory and business transformation.

Our integrated capability, coupled with our ability to deliver legal services efficiently via the suite of technology and alternative resourcing models available on our Advanced Delivery & Solutions platform, means we are well placed to offer our banking clients cutting edge, end-to-end solutions which enable them to respond to complex issues.

News & insights

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News: 18 MAY 2021

A&O conseille Natixis et UniCredit sur le financement de l’acquisition de TowerTel S.p.A. par Phoenix Tower International

Allen & Overy a conseillé les arrangeurs, prêteurs et banques de couverture (Natixis et UniCredit) dans le cadre du financement de l'acquisition de TowerTel S.p.A. par Phoenix Tower International,…

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News: 17 MAY 2021

Allen & Overy conseille les six réseaux bancaires français dans le cadre de la mise en place du dispositif de prêts participatifs garantis par l’Etat du Plan France Relance

Allen & Overy a conseillé les réseaux BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Crédit Agricole, Crédit Mutuel, BPCE/Natixis et de La Banque Postale qui ont mobilisé environ 11 milliards d’euros (un montant sans…

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Allen Overy sur l emission d obligations subordonnees Restricted Tier 1 a duree indeterminee de CNP Assurances

News: 11 MAY 2021

Allen & Overy sur l’émission d’obligations subordonnées Restricted Tier 1 à durée indéterminée de CNP Assurances

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé le syndicat bancaire, composé de BNP Paribas, agissant en qualité de Structuring Advisor et Joint Lead Manager, Citigroup, HSBC, Natixis, Nomura et UBS Investment Bank,…

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News: 03 MAY 2021

A&O sur la première émission par la BEI d'obligations inscrites sur la blockchain Ethereum

Allen & Overy a conseillé Goldman Sachs International, Santander Corporate and Investment Banking (SCIB) et Société Générale, agissant en qualité de Joint Lead Managers, ainsi que Société Générale -…

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