With over 90 finance lawyers across the US and UK, we provide commercially focused advice and support in relation to all aspects of transactional, regulatory and advisory finance work and with regard to restructurings, workouts, bankruptcy filings, receivership appointments and foreclosures.
Our finance clients include borrowers, lenders, issuers, arrangers, investment, real estate and pension funds, community, regional and global commercial banks, general and life insurers, government agencies and public bodies, fund managers, private equity sponsors, custodian banks, corporate trustees, brokers, building societies, friendly societies, consumer credit firms, payment services firms, e-money issuers and financial advisors.
The restructuring and insolvency team regularly acts for directors, borrowers, underperforming businesses, turnaround professionals, banks and other financial institutions, funds, distressed lenders, private equity debt providers and insolvency practitioners as well as other creditors and stakeholders including HM Revenue and Customs and other government bodies.
Our financial services regulatory lawyers advise not only banks and commercial lenders, but also consumer finance entities, brokers, wealth and portfolio managers and advisers, insurers and brokers, and fund managers and distributors on a range of regulatory issues. We help our clients to assess whether they fall within the scope of regulation and guide them through regulatory applications. We advise on high-level requirements and controls, including financial crime prevention policies and procedures, and on customer documentation and conduct of business rule compliance, as well as on dealings with the regulator.
On the borrower side, we advise public and privately held corporates, including many household names, on both sides of the Atlantic. Many of our clients work closely with other sectors of the firm, so our colleagues can give us an in-depth understanding of their business.
Working collaboratively with our clients and colleagues results in our advice being practical, cost-effective and business-focused. Most importantly, we’re committed to investment in our people so that our clients benefit from our deep industry and sector expertise and always receive outstanding client service.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Finance: Banking, Restructuring, Insolvency