Banking, Stock Exchange and Capital Market Law
Bank supervisory law
Company formation and incorporation including approval proceedings under bank supervisory law on behalf of banks, securities trading banks and financial services providers, as well as advising on all other aspects of bank supervisory law regarding reporting and provision of security against risks for these institutions.
Advising on business relations on the banking side, investment trading, payment and loan transactions, advising banks and business on questions of loan collateral, banking law litigation. (Litigation and Arbitration)
Securities trading law
Representing clients before the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) in the area of securities trading law (in particular insider trading ban, ad hoc disclosure, maintaining insider registers, directors’ dealings, voting rights reporting) and in connection with sanctions and fee rulings by BaFin.
Stock exchange law
Advising on stock exchange requirements for admission to listing and permission requirements and support in the selection of types of trading and use of stock exchange segments. Representation of issuers and trading participants before stock exchanges and stock exchange supervisory authorities.
Capital market law
Assisting clients in the establishment and development of compliance and back-office structures in the context of capital market law. Providing legal advice in the implementation of stock buyback programs (buyback via the stock exchange or buyback by way of public offer). Advising in relation to questions of takeover law.
Advising professional interest groups and head associations on capital market law issues. Advising executive boards, executives, and supervisory board members on issues regarding compliance with statutory law and articles of association/partnership agreements (conflicts of interests and confidentiality obligations as well as questions of liability and insurance).