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

FIG Bulletin, 19 October 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 15th to 19th October 2018.

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Blog Post

The FCA consults on new SM&CR guidance on statements of responsibilities and responsibilities maps

On 11 October 2018, the FCA published a guidance consultation for FCA-authorised firms on preparing statements of responsibilities and responsibilities maps under the Senior Managers and...

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Hogan Lovells Events

Global FIS Summit Series: United States

On 16 October, Hogan Lovells Financial Institutions Sector (FIS) will host a half-day CLE event at the Harvard Club of New York City, focusing on some of the most pressing issues affecting...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG Bulletin, 12 October 2018

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out developments from 8th to 12th October 2018.

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells appoints new tax partner in Paris

Hogan Lovells has appointed Ludovic Geneston to its Paris office as a tax partner. Ludovic joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he has been since 2007.

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Savings accounts: In or out? The CJEU's flexible approach to savings accounts.

In a very short judgment the CJEU has decided that an online direct savings account which permits unlimited access to funds, but only through an intermediate reference (current) account, is ...

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