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.

Blog Post

PSD2 and SCA – September or beyond?

On 21 June 2019 the EBA published an opinion on the elements of strong customer authentication. As well as setting out some important clarifications on the interpretation of the...

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Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

Kayo Women's Real Estate Summit 2019

Kayo Women's Real Estate Summit brings together 250 of the nation's leading women in real estate, including institutional investors, real estate private equity, REITs, developers, lenders,...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG Bulletin, 21 June 2019

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out recent developments.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

FIG Bulletin, 14 June 2019

We are delighted to send you our latest e-newsletter, setting out recent developments.

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Blog Post

High Cost Credit Review: Final rules and guidance on overdraft pricing and repeat use

The FCA has published final rules and a further consultation on a range of measures transforming the overdraft market. The changes in the final rules cover pricing intervention and repeat...

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