Banking and Finance

              We have a team of financial experts with longstanding experience in banking and finance and international investment matters.

              To find out more about our global legal services please visit our global site

              Our financial experts advise on banking and finance as well as international finance structures based on a deep understanding of finance transactions. We advise on the borrower / issuer side as well as on the lender / investor side. We have advised banks, debt funds, financial services companies, investment funds, local and international companies, real estate investment trusts, alternative capital providers, family offices, fintech companies and blockchain ventures.

              Our expertise covers the areas of structured finance, asset based lending, debt capital markets and non-performing loan transactions. In particular, we are well acquainted with the regulatory issues and hurdles the financial sector has to face. Our long-standing relationships with regulatory authorities, especially in Germany, enables us to solve our clients’ compliance issues.
              The financial sector is undergoing a profound change given the digital revolution. This already affects and will increasingly affect nearly all financial structures and transactions. We support our clients in the transformational change to a digital economy.

              At DWF, we are committed to becoming one of the leading law firms for the regulatory challenges associated with blockchain applications, distributed ledger technologies and crypto currencies.

              Our core expertise includes:

            • ICOs, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology
            • Acquisition and Project Financing
            • Asset-Backed-Securities
            • Structured Covered Bonds
            • Loan notes
            • Corporate bonds
            • Real estate financing
            • Non-performing loans and restructuring finance
            • We advise on the borrower / issuer side as well as on the lender / investor side. Our clients include:

            • Banks
            • Debt funds
            • Financial services companies
            • Investment funds
            • Local and international companies
            • Real estate investment trusts
            • Alternative capital providers
            • Family offices
            • Fintech companies
            • Blockchain and Distributed Ledger ventures
            • Our services include advising on the overarching European banking and finance regulation, such as:

            • CRD IV/V (Capital Requiremnents Directive) and CRR I/II (Capital Requirements Regulation)
            • PSD2 (Payment Services Directive)
            • MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) and MiFIR (Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation)
            • AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive)
            • UCITS V/VI Directive (Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities)
            • AMLD4 (Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive)
            • Solvency II Directive
            • Prospectus Regulation