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.

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FIG Bulletin, 21 September 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 17th to 21st September 2018.

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FIG Bulletin, 14 September 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 10th to 14th September 2018.

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HMT looks to create payments parachute for a cliff-edge Brexit

HM Treasury's draft Brexit Regulations for UK payment services and e-money activity aim to soften the practical impact of the EEA suddenly becoming, to all intents and purposes, a third...

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FIS Summit Series: Asia

Key issues for Financial Institutions, 10 years after Lehman

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FIG Bulletin, 7 September 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 3rd to 7th September 2018.

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Extending PRIN and BCOBS to payment services and e-money: a question of enforcement?

The FCA is proposing to bring payment services and e-money within the scope of the Principles for Businesses (PRIN) and provisions relating to communication standards under the Banking...

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