Legal Areas

Financial Services and Insurance Law

Our experts in the field of Banking, Finance & Insurance Law are recommended.

( 2020/2021)

We advise all actors in the banking, finance, and insurance markets on all relevant areas of law, including finance, banking and insurance contract law, dispute settlement, and supervisory law.

Are you active on the provider side as a bank, a financial service, e-money or payment institution, or an insurance or investment company? Or are you active on the customer side as a company, foundation, family office or wealthy individual? At ADVANT Beiten, you’ll find a team of specialists who can assist you in Germany, Europe, and worldwide with all your financial services and insurance law matters.

German and European banking and insurance supervisory law is a focus of our long-standing practice, as is advising on the establishment or takeover of banks, insurance companies and financial services, e-money and payment institutions.

We monitor the fulfilment of supervisory requirements and the duties of managing directors and other board members for you. In negotiations and disputes with supervisory authorities, we protect and advance your commercial interests.

At a glance:

  • Leasing and factoring
  • Pension funds
  • Cash pooling
  • Securitisation
  • Bonds and promissory notes
  • Mezzanine finance
  • Venture capital and equity finance
  • Syndicated loans, acquisition, and project finance
  • Real estate, ship, and aircraft financing
  • Export financing, letters of credit and avals
  • Distressed finance
  • IPOs and capital injections
  • Account and depository agreements, customer information
  • The law governing loan agreements and collateral
  • Banking secrecy
  • The law governing asset management and investment advice
  • The law governing payment transactions
  • Launch and distribution of investment funds and authorisation of management companies under the German Investment Code (KAGB)
  • Outsourcing
  • Equity and liquidity requirements
  • Stock exchange, deposit, and securities trading law
  • Insider dealing and market manipulation law, investment rules and reporting requirements