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Finance

Financial institutions face significant challenges as they navigate advances in technology, growing digitisation and an increasingly complex and costly regulatory landscape.

Clients therefore need legal support from lawyers at the forefront of sector developments. Fieldfisher prides itself on its sector focus, and the ability to anticipate budding legal issues, saving businesses valuable time and money.

We advise and support global investment banks, commercial banks, institutional asset managers, hedge funds and non-bank lenders - offering focussed and strategic solutions. This breadth of experience ensures clients can have peace of mind when engaging us to achieve the best possible outcome.

With expertise across asset management, banking, FinTech, market infrastructure and service provision, our specialist lawyers provide a go-to service for clients looking to gain a competitive edge.

We are legal experts in heavily regulated industries such as IT, energy and automotives. Our expertise includes payment services, cryptocurrencies, ICOs and crowd-funding. Together with our clients, we are shaping the regulatory framework of the blockchain era. Our close work with the technology sector has made us avid technology users ourselves. 

We are also able to deploy our innovative alternative legal solutions platform 'Condor' to provide customizable, cost-effective high-value legal services to our clients.

Finance matters on which we regularly advise include

Finance Regulation and Compliance

  • Governance and Compliance for Financial Institutions
  • Financial Instruments and Financial Markets
  • Digital Finance  and fintech
  • Investigations and Litigation

Capital Markets and Derivatives

  • Equity and Debt Securities
  • Derivatives and Repos
  • Trust and Agency

Asset Management and Funds

  • Fund Origination and Formation 
  • Fund Management and Distribution
  • Fund Prospectus
  • Asset Finance

Banking and Lending

  • Corporate Lending
  • Trade and Export Finance
  • Structured Loan Finance
  • Debt Trading
  • Loan Restructuring
  • Consumer Lending
  • Islamic Finance