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.

Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG Bulletin, 16 August 2019

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out recent regulatory developments of interest to financial institutions.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG Bulletin, 9 August 2019

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out recent regulatory developments of interest to financial institutions.

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Blog Post

N v RBS: Terminating a banking relationship without notice where money laundering is suspected

A recent High Court judgment has held that a bank was not in breach of contract for closing a customer's account without notice in circumstances where the bank had suspicion of money...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells helps El Salvador raise $US1.1 billion in bonds in advantageous market

New York, 6 August 2019 – A team from global law firm Hogan Lovells represented Citigroup and Scotiabank as Joint Bookrunning Managers in the sale of US$1.097 billion of 30-year bonds ...

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FCA to increase focus on SMCR conduct rules

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has indicated that it intends to increase its supervisory focus on the application of the senior managers and certification regime (SMCR) conduct rules.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG Bulletin, 2 August 2019

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out recent regulatory developments of interest to financial institutions.

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