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Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

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Alexander Heist

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Alexander Heist has joined Deloitte Legal in May 2016 as a partner. He is a lawyer within the Banking & Finance service line headed by Mathias Hanten. Additionally, Alexander covers the section „White Collar Crime Prevention and Investigations“ in the service line. Alexander covers consulting of financial services institutions in all regulatory issues, the establishment and optimization of compliance systems, the execution/ implementation of special investigations for institutions based in Germany, the EEA and in third countries. His main focus is e.g. Banking M&A, German Banking Act (KWG), German Securities Trading Act (WpHG), Code of Administrative Offences (OWiG), European financial regulatory law, execution/implementation of special investigations, establishment and optimization of compliance systems.

Germany: Banking and finance

Financial services: regulatory

Within: Financial services: regulatory

Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH’s regulatory practice surrounding Mathias Hanten has been strategically expanding: After the arrival of Alexander Heist as salaried partner from the BaFin in May 2016, at the start of 2017 the team also gained Hannes Bracht as counsel from Sernetz • Schäfer. A strong focus lies on Brexit-related matters for large international banks and the practice also has expertise in the FinTech sector and concerning regulatory matters in connection with business in Iran, such as advising an Iranian financial institution on the establishment of a German branch after the lifting of European sanctions.

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