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We have a long history of advising the leading global banks, asset managers, insurers and market-infrastructure providers on their business-critical projects.
We have the legal skills, technical knowledge and industry insight to advise on own account and advisory mandates, in addition to your underlying products and services.
We are also at the forefront of advising financial institutions on the impact that fintech and the broader digitisation of financial services is having across the sector.
Advising Henderson Group on its $6bn all-stock merger of equals with Janus Capital to form Janus Henderson Global Investors.
Advising First Gulf Bank on its merger with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, a deal that created the largest bank in the MENA region.
Advising UBS on the merger of its European wealth management business into UBS Europe (Frankfurt) by way of a simultaneous cross-border merger of the Italian, Spanish, Luxemburgish and Dutch wealth management entities into UBS Deutschland, which was then converted into a societas Europaea.
Defending Mastercard against one of the first major opt-out collective actions under the new regime introduced by the UK's Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Brought on behalf of around 46 million UK consumers for a total of £14bn in damages, this is the largest claim ever brought before the UK courts. Read more about the litigation in our case study.
Advising HSBC on the establishment of a securities joint venture in China with Shenzhen Qianhai Financial Holdings, which is the first time a foreign company will have a majority stake in an onshore securities platform.
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