Financial Regulation

The regulatory framework for banks, investment firms, insurance companies, asset managers and payment service providers are constantly evolving. Regulations are reviewed and fundamental reforms undertaken in Germany and abroad, all with the aim of maintaining and strengthening confidence in the market. Our financial regulatory team helps clients navigate this complex terrain to achieve their strategic goals.

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"The Banking and Financial Regulatory practice is well established in high-profile matters."

Financial Institutions

Our regulatory experts advise financial institutions on all matters of banking, securities, payment services and investment law – from licensing to winding up. We understand the traditional issues of corporate governance at banks and investment firms; capital and compliance requirements; and outsourcing – as well as the regulation of banking groups, financial conglomerates and payment services providers; anti-money laundering; and remuneration policies for management board members and other executives.

Insurance Companies

We have a long and successful track record both in advising insurance companies and insurance groups on corporate law in their day-to-day business and in managing the complex project challenges inherent to transactions and reorganisations. This is where clients really benefit from our full service approach: We provide first-rate advice not only on corporate and regulatory law but also on all other aspects of business law.

Comprehensive Advice

We help clients overcome the critical legal and regulatory challenges arising from disruptive transactions, investigations that may result in the banking licence being revoked, legal disputes and major political changes. Our extensive experience of working with regulators and central banks gives us an unparalleled understanding of the regulatory environment in which our clients operate. Drawing on our well-established connections with law firms in all major jurisdictions, we manage the most complex cross-border projects efficiently. Our financial regulatory team is part of the firm’s Financial Institutions industry group, which boasts experts from all fields relevant to the financial sector – enabling us to call on specialists with both the requisite industry experience and legal expertise as and when required.


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