Banks and Financial Services

The continuing transformation in the banking and financial services sector happening in various legal fields is not least the result of the globalisation of markets, the financial crisis and frequent changes in rules in regulations. We have pooled our expertise in the finance area into a focus group in order to advise our clients successfully and effectively during such times. This allows us to draw on specialists across locations and legal fields to form a team with specific experience in advising banks and financial services institutions of any size.

Our areas of specialization:

  • Banking
  • Credit and Lending
  • Leasing and Factoring
  • Credit Protection Law
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  • Commercial Criminal Law
  • Implementing a risk management and compliance system
  • Preventive advice
  • Defending in criminal proceedings
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  • IP and IT
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Exploitation of intellectual property
  • Advice in IT projects
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  • Real Estate
  • Advice on complex real estate transactions
  • Asset management
  • Financing
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  • Data Protection Law
  • GDPR-compliant data protection management
  • Use of cloud services
  • Drafting privacy policies
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  • Corporate
  • Corporate Law advice
  • Compliance and Corporate Governance
  • Advice to directors and officers
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  • Insolvency
  • Representing credit institutions against insolvency administrators
  • Defending against insolvency-related voidance claims
  • Restructuring and reorganisation
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  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Drafting and negotiating employment contracts
  • Advising on matters of German works council constitution legislation
  • Ongoing advice in dismissal protection proceedings
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  • Banking Supervision
  • Obtaining banking and financial services licences
  • Supervisory Law issues such as notification and reporting requirements
  • Capital adequacy (Basel II and III)
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  • Litigation
  • Representation before state courts
  • Representation in arbitration proceedings
  • Representation extra judicial dispute resolution
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