Industry

Financial Institutions

Financial technology is changing the face of financial services and overturning assumptions about the way they are delivered. Disruptive technologies are challenging the traditional models for the provision of services.

Representative experience

We advised Allianz Global Investors GmbH on the global outsourcing of investor services to State Street for its entire global fund range covering more than €450bn in AUM.

We advised M&G on the launches of three real estate debt funds to invest in pan-European CRE debt, which raised over £1.6bn in aggregate.

We acted for approximately 50% of the UK banking industry and 24 continental European payment services providers on PSD and PSD2 implementation.

We have represented multiple global financial institutions in litigation alleging manipulation of financial benchmarks and anticompetitive conduct.

We advised Regions Financial on its partnership with online lender Fundation to provide commercial loans to small businesses through a dedicated web portal.

We advised Zopa on its launch as the world's first peer-to-peer lender of its type and continue to advise on various product and regulatory issues.

We continue to advise BTA Bank in one of the biggest fraud cases to have ever come before the English courts.

We advised a syndicate of 11 banks on their US$3.2bn loan to the COFCO Group, one of China's largest state-owned companies.

We advised TSB Bank plc to acquire £3.3bn of former Northern Rock mortgages and loans.

We advised Optimal Payments Plc on €1.1bn transformational Skrill acquisition, their £451m rights issue, and €500m debt facility and subsequent step-up to the Main Market.

Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG bulletin 20 April 2018

The FIG Bulletin is a weekly regulatory update on the developments in the financial services industry.

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Events

Italy inbound: look no further (Zürich)

The Ambassador of Italy in Bern, Marco Del Panta, and Hogan Lovells present the report: "Italy inbound: look no further. Foreign Direct Investment in Italy” in an exclusive event in...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

French legal and regulatory update – March 2018

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 for...

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Blog Post

Prioritising Brexit, continuing to tackle risks and opportunities of new technology: FCA publishes 2018/19 Business Plan

The FCA has published its latest Business Plan, along with its Sector Views document covering all the markets the FCA regulates and providing context for its priorities by giving an overall ...

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Global Sandbox: the next stage for evolution of the fintech ecosystem

Hogan Lovells hosted a panel discussion on 10 April 2018 with Innovate Finance on the FCA's regulatory global sandbox. Rachel Kent, partner and head of Financial Services Regulation at...

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Events

Italy inbound: look no further (London)

Presentation of the report: "Italy inbound: look no further. Foreign Direct Investment in Italy” at the Italian Embassy in London.

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