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

Financial Industry Trends to Watch 10 Years After the Collapse of Lehman Brothers

Lehman Brothers’ collapse a decade ago changed the financial services industry and brought about stronger regulation around the world. Now efforts to relax those regulations have...

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FIG Bulletin, 9 November 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 5th October to 9th November 2018.

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And another one… the draft Brexit amendments to the Payment Accounts Regulations

In the midst of the raft of Brexit related statutory instruments being published by the government in recent weeks, HM Treasury has published a draft version of the Payment Accounts...

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The FOS regime – changes in scope – some you win, some you lose!

The FCA has recently published its plans to extend the scope of the FOS regime and also to increase the compensation awards which can be made.

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OJK issues new regulation to improve customer protection in the financial services sector

Through its recently-issued Regulation No. 18/POJK.07/2018 ("POJK 18/2018"), the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (the "OJK") now requires financial service companies (pelaku usaha...

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