Banks and Savings Banks

Banks and savings banks are governed by ever stricter legal requirements, whether relating to customer information, the structure of general terms and conditions, or the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism. For many years, we have advised and supported banks and savings banks, not only with the implementation of statutory requirements, but additionally with all queries relating to banking contract law. Naturally, we also represent the interests of banks and savings banks both in and out of court.

Our services include:

  • Preparation and checking of (syndicate) credit agreements, including credit security agreements as well as credit documentation
  • Advice on the sale and acquisition of credit portfolios
  • Advice on complex financing arrangements, in particular leveraged buy-outs
  • Creation and checking of contractual forms such as schedules of prices and services
  • Defence of claims, in particular against the cancellation of consumer credit agreements or due to a breach of advice or information duties, defence of injunctive proceedings pursuant to the German Act Relating to Actions for Injunctions in the Case of Breaches of Consumer Protection and Other Laws (UKlaG).
  • Bringing payment claims, support with the valuation of securities
  • We are also the natural point of contact for other business with queries relating to the above-named areas, in particular, project financing and credit securities (mortgages, pledges, guarantees, assignments, assignment as security etc.)