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DLA Piper LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

DLA Piper is a well-known international law firm, with a broad banking and finance service offering and an impressive international network across the CEE region. The Vienna-based group regularly assists with acquisition, project and real estate financing, as well as complex litigation in the financial sector. DLA also offers experience providing regulatory advice. The team services a diverse client base, ranging from retail banks and insurance companies to corporates in the real estate, telecoms and energy sectors.

Work highlights

Advised Neqsol Holding on Austrian law pertaining to financing the acquisition of a Ukrainian telecoms operator.

Notable practitioners

Jasna Zwitter-Tehovnik remains a notable player in the Austrian market due to her broad expertise covering issues such as acquisition, export and project finance, as well as refinancing. She is also increasingly present in cross-border mandates, especially those relating to large infrastructure projects. One interviewee endorses: "Jasna Zwitter-Tehovnik is extremely smart and a very good lawyer."

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Overview

DLA Piper's banking and finance team in Austria advises national and international companies, banks and other financial institutions, issuers and borrowers on all relevant aspects of banking and financing law. The team has solid financial services sector knowledge and many years of experience. Combined with a thorough understanding of the individual client's needs, the team offers constructive, commercially driven legal solutions and an efficient handling of transactions.

In close cooperation with colleagues from the areas of corporate law, tax law, energy, real estate, restructuring, and litigation and regulatory, the team offers its clients complete multi-disciplinary services at local, national and international levels.

The team's core areas of advice include:

  • Loans
  • Banking laws and regulatory requirements (including sanctions management related to the financial services sector)
  • Banking litigation 
  • Real estate financing
  • Loans and acquisition financing
  • Infrastructure and project financing
  • Investment funds and asset management
  • Capital market law
  • Mezzanine financing
  • Structured financing/asset-based lending
  • Syndicated loans

Banking & Finance

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

Schottenring 14

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Austria

Banking & Finance


Jasna Zwitter-Tehovnik
Band 4