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.

Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

Hogan Lovells to sponsor and speak at the Financial Innovation and Payments Summit 2018

Hogan Lovells is a proud sponsor of Opal Group's Financial Innovation and Payments Summit, taking place on July 18-20, 2018 in Newport, Rhode Island. The summit will address the evolution...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG bulletin, 13 July 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 9th to 13th July 2018.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Hogan Lovells South Africa - Corporate Citizenship

Corporate Citizenship, one of the core values of Hogan Lovells, is comprised of seven seven pillars.

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Blog Post

Recent UK PPI developments - July 2018

Take a look at the PPI Update on our Global Insurance Blog for the latest UK payment protection insurance (PPI) developments. These include the FCA's publication of a consultation ...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG Bulletin, 6 July 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 2nd to 6th July 2018.

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Blog Post

FCA update on strategic review of retail banking business models

The FCA has published an update on its strategic review of retail banking business models, launched back in April 2017. The update follows the publication of a purpose and scope paper in...

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