Practice

Financial Services

The pace of change in financial services continues. Consumer habits are changing, financial technology is altering service delivery, and regulation is responding and evolving. To stay ahead of the pack you need lawyers who are always learning about the latest developments, leading debate on new regulation, and constantly adapting to change.

Representative experience

Advised Erste Abwicklungsanstalt on its €71bn acquisition of assets from WestLB.

Advised TSB Bank plc on the acquisition of £3.3bn of former Northern Rock mortgages and loans from Cerberus Capital Management group.

Advised The London Metal Exchange on the establishment of LME Clear, an EMIR-compliant metal derivatives CCP.

Advised Tesco Bank on the launch of a current account, an important market development challenging the dominance of the high street banks in the UK current account sector.

Advised Citigroup on the implementation of the EU's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) and its effect on their contract terms.

Advised BlackRock on separate outsourcings of global custody, fund accounting and transfer agency services to State Street, JPMorgan, Investment Bank and Trust, and Citibank.

Advised Paypal on all aspects of its China business, including making the first ever application by a non-Chinese company for a payments license to the Chinese central bank.

Advised an online bank in relation to its terms and conditions, website structure, data collection mechanisms, and the data protection implications of sharing data.

Advised BancAlliance and Fundation on their partnership to bring a new small business lending technology solution to over 200 community banks in the U.S.

Provided monitoring, advocacy, coalition building/leadership, and technical support on many aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act and on other significant financial legislation.

Blog Post

Luxembourg's first dip before surfing on the blockchain wave

On 14 February 2019, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted the bill (the "Bill")(*) amending the law dated 1 August 2001 on the circulation of securities (the "Securities Law").

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Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG Bulletin, 15 February 2019

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 11th to 15th February 2019.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

French legal and regulatory update - December 2018 to January 2019

The Paris office of Hogan Lovells is pleased to provide this English language edition of our monthly e - newsletter, which offers a legal and regulatory update covering France and Europe...

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New OJK regulation on equity crowdfunding Financial Services Alert

Following the recent hype surrounding equity crowdfunding activities, particularly for startup companies, the Indonesian Financial Service Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan or OJK) issued...

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Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

ABA Conference for Community Bankers

Washington, D.C. partner and co-head of the firm’s global Fund Formation Practice Group, David Winter, will serve as panelist at the upcoming ABA Conference for Community Bankers in...

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What lies ahead for UK payments and retail banking regulation in 2019?

2018 was dominated by preparations, or talk about preparations, for Brexit and 2019 started out in the same vein, with many firms planning for the worst while hoping for the best.

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