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, 17 August 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 13th to 17th August 2018.

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PSD2 - Luxembourg implementation

At last, the Luxembourg law of 20 July 2018 implementing PSD2 (“PSD2 Law”) entered into force on 29 July 2018.  The Luxembourg legislator chose to maintain their approach...

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Our commitment to capacity building in Africa

Hogan Lovells is a leading global law firm with offices and business across all major markets, including in a large number of emerging and developing countries. Africa is a key continent...

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Contactless mobile payments: PSR report keeps future regulatory options open

Whilst the UK Payment Systems Regulator's recently published report into the contactless mobile payments (CMP) sector is generally good news for the industry, this isn't the end of the...

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FIG bulletin, 10 August 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 6th to 10th August 2018.

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Changes to current account information requirements: to be implemented next week

The FCA has published further changes to new current account information requirements which were originally finalised last December. Discussions with the industry had revealed that some of...

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