Banking | Finance


Banking | Finance

We advise and support our clients on all questions of general banking law and banking contract law. We have many years of experience in restructuring, not only in the credit and insurance sector but also in the corporate sector and provide support in all aspects of the various forms of financing, including cash pooling.

We represent our clients in all aspects of financing projects in Austria and abroad. In addition to acquisition, project, asset, private equity, venture capital and mezzanine financing, this also includes cross-border leasing, securitization, and other structured financing. We also provide comprehensive advice in the area of syndicated loan transactions. In such transactions, we call in our colleagues from the international Deloitte Legal network if necessary.

We also have extensive expertise in the field of regulatory law and advise on all regulatory requirements in the financial services sector and advise on the provision of financial services at local and cross-border level. We also offer advice for securities service providers, both regarding the licensing requirement and business operations. We also advise on all issues relating to crypto assets.

We also have many years of experience with numerous investment funds and fund managers, particularly in relation to fund formation and marketing, management and structuring regulations, mergers of funds and fund management companies, reporting, and notification requirements and passporting of UCITS compliant funds, as well as the AIFM Directive and its implementation.

Our day-to-day business also includes advising our clients from a wide range of industries on national and cross-border compliance issues, such as money laundering compliance.

Here we also consider our interdisciplinary know-how, such as on IP/IT and data protection issues, as well as Deloitte’s expertise.


Your contact


Andreas Jank

Partner | Attorney at law



Maurizia Anderle-Hauke

Counsel | Attorney at law


Our expertise in Banking | Finance

Advice and drafting of contractual arrangements for project-related financing in the context of financing requirements, reorganizations, and restructurings.

Advice on the preparation and processing of loan agreements with several lenders.

Support and advice on alternative financing in connection with capital increases by issuing negotiable securities.

Advice on the implementation of intra-group cash flows through centralized financial management.

Advising and assisting credit institutions and financial service providers in the assertion of civil law claims and in the conduct of arbitration proceedings.

Support and advice on communication with supervisory authorities, applications, and drafting contracts.

Advice on licensing requirements and approval procedures.

Preparation and review of general terms and conditions, advice on outsourcing contracts.

Advice and structuring of innovative payment methods, support with licensing procedures.

Support with all regulatory compliance issues.

Our projects

Advice in connection with the restructuring and liquidation of an investment bank stock corporation with subsequent completion of a merger.

Advising a client in connection with an auction process and designing a transaction structure for the sale of its Czech bank. Including advice on related regulatory issues and coordination with the Austrian Financial Market Authority.

Advising on the financial restructuring of a group of companies operating in the consumer electronics retail sector.

Advising a banking syndicate on the extension and increase of the financing of a real estate portfolio including the accession of an additional lender and an additional borrower.

Advising various domestic and foreign banks on regulatory issues.

Consulting and assistance in the preparation of general terms and conditions in the financial services sector.

Advice for payment service providers and e-money in connection with the cross-border provision of services.

Advising a cryostases provider on various regulatory issues, in particular in connection with a license obligation.

Our Banking | Finance experts

Banking | Finance News

Gabriele Etzl and Andreas Jank continue to be among the top lawyers in the field of banking and finance law.

According to the Trend Lawyer Ranking 2024, Andreas Jank is one of Austria's leading experts in banking law.

Bernhard Köck joins the law firm JWO | Deloitte Legal Austria with immediate effect in the areas of Banking | Finance and Litigation.