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banking & financial services regulatory

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

"excellent know-how of all aspects of banking and finance law including regulatory matters"
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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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Austria: Schoenherr advises Credendo on the cross-border merger of their Austrian stock company into a Belgian group company

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Bulgaria and Croatia join ERM II and the Banking Union

On 10 July 2020 the Bulgarian lev and the Croatian kuna were included in the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II). In the short term this means that the inclusion would support the confidence and credit ratings of the two countries while in the long term – this is an important milestone in Bulgaria and Croatia's efforts to join the euro area.

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"For banking M&A transactions, they have a high degree of regulatory sophistication."
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Our banking & financial services regulatory team works on complex matters across CEE.

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