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Schoenherr's banking & finance lawyers advise on all regulatory aspects in the banking & financial services industry.

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The banking and financial services industry is subject to increasingly complex regulation. Schoenherr advises on the full spectrum of regulatory aspects, including compliance, risk management, enforcement and transactions in the financial services industry.

Our dedicated cross-disciplinary and cross-office teams combine expertise in non-contentious as well as contentious regulatory matters, advising domestic and international credit institutions, investment firms, asset managers, payment firms, FinTechs, insurance companies as well as market infrastructure providers and trading platforms on all aspects of their business.

our services

  • financial services regulation
  • regulatory change initiatives
  • authorisation applications
  • FinTech and evaluation of innovative business models
  • outsourcing of services and onboarding of external service providers
  • payment services and e-money
  • banking resolution and recovery planning
  • corporate governance and remuneration
  • financial services industry M&A and restructurings, including consolidation and ownership control proceedings
  • contentious financial services regulatory
    • prevention and risk management
  • regulatory investigations and compliance
  • strategic advice and response planning in the course of regulatory enforcement actions
  • representation in contentious regulatory proceedings / enforcement actions, both before competent supervisory bodies and administrative courts
  • litigation in the context of financial services/products, including derivative litigation
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press release

Poland: Schoenherr advises Santander Bank Polska on financing agreement for OEX's acquisition of Loyalty Point sp. z o.o.

Schoenherr advised on facilitating a financing agreement between Santander Bank Polska and OEX, a publicly listed company, for the acquisition of a majority stake in Loyalty Point sp. z o.o.


to the point: financial regulation | 04/2024

Welcome to our to the point newsletter. Every month, we are looking back at the most relevant developments in the area of financial regulation in the CEE region.


What does the CSDDD mean for Hungary? Do Hungarian companies need to worry?


CSR, CSRD and now CSDDD: so many abbreviations have appeared over the last years in the context of sustainability. Sometimes referred to as the "European Supply Chain Act", CSDDD stands for the "Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive". It is commonly abbreviated as the "CSDDD", "CSDD directive" or "CS3D".


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Our banking & financial services regulatory team works on complex matters across CEE.

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