Mag iur Matthias Pressler > Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte) > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)
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Matthias Pressler is an attorney at law with Schoenherr in Vienna. He has established himself as an expert in banking, finance and capital markets law with a focus on financial services regulatory law.


Matthias regularly advises credit institutions and other financial institutions on regulatory matters in relation to M&A and re-structuring, on implementation of and compliance with regulatory requirements (CRD IV/CRR, MiFID II, PSD II, etc) or on regulatory balance sheet measures such as (synthetic) securitisations. Throughout his years with Schoenherr, Matthias has been involved in many of the firm’s national and cross-border transactions involving banking respectively financial services regulatory law. In numerous cases, he assisted domestic and international clients in connection with ownership control matters. Matthias’ practice also includes advice on an all types of investment services and conduct of business requirements, in and outbound cross-border financial services, compliance and licensing requirements for (new) business models. The latter includes in particular advice on the legal aspects in the context of new technologies such as Blockchain and general FinTech business models. He also covers funds (UCITS/AIFs) and the respective financial services regulations, including requirements for passporting and for offering & marketing of fund products.


German, English


Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna/Austria (BSc 2015)
University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Mag. iur. 2010)