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Germany: Banking and finance

Financial services: regulatory

Within: Financial services: regulatory

Besides giving stand-alone and ongoing advice to financial services providers and associations in the finance industry White & Case LLP’s ‘valued colleagues’ also handle regulatory matters in connection with transactions and disputes. Pillars of the practice lie especially in the area of European central banking supervision, where the team makes use of the firm’s international network, in the area of bank liquidation and the digital transformation of banks. In the M&A area a highlight was providing regulatory advice to DZ BANK regarding its merger with WGZ BANK. Henning Berger in Berlin also drew up a comprehensive legal opinion for The German Banking Industry Committee (Die Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft) regarding the application of the European and domestic banking supervisory regulations within the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). In Frankfurt Andreas Wieland is particularly active and Dennis Heuer is also recommended. Kai-Michael Hingst departed for Noerr’s newly opened Hamburg office in April 2017.

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Germany: Capital markets

Structured finance and securitisation

Within: Structured finance and securitisation

In structured finance and securitisation matters White & Case LLPbrings high industry knowledge and expertise to the table and comes up with acceptable solutions for all parties’; clients also especially note the ‘deep understanding of economic contexts’. A particular strength lies in the asset classes leasing and infrastructure. The firm advised Crédit Agricole and Société Générale as arrangers and BNP Paribas on the securitisation of German auto loan receivables, which were granted by RCI Banque for the financing of motor vehicles. For HSH Nordbank the team handled a complex synthetic loan securitisation. Other recent matters include the structuring and implementation of a complex whole business securitisation transaction, a repo transaction and advice regarding multiple structured covered bonds and in connection with non-performing loans. Key figure Dennis Heuer is an ‘experienced specialist with great detailed knowledge, particularly with regards to securitisations’; he has an ‘impressive track record’ and ‘convinces with his client orientation, pragmatism and cost awareness’.

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