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 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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Blog Post

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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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises Fluor on Seagreen offshore wind sale to SSE

Hogan Lovells has advised Fluor on the sale to SSE of Fluor's 50% stake in the Seagreen offshore wind farm projects under development by Seagreen Wind Energy Limited. SSE is Fluor's...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells, acting for Partners Group, closes letter of credit financing to support the construction phase of its investment in the Murra Warra Wind Farm, one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere

Hogan Lovells acted for Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, as lead counsel on the letter of credit financing to support the construction phase of its over...

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Blog Post

Addressing Implementation: Messages From The FCA Workshop on its Approach to Consumers

The FCA held a workshop last week on Customers in Vulnerable Circumstances which focused on its approach to ensuring inclusive and fair treatment of vulnerable consumers in the financial...

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