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Simmons & Simmons LLP

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 4NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Skilled team advising on financial services and regulatory law. Frequently assists clients with Brexit-related regulatory matters, including regulatory authorisations, initial margin regulations and the Capital Requirements Regulation. Enters the main table this year for its extensive work on real estate finance mandates and project finance experience, advising clients on renewable energy projects, as well as major infrastructure mandates.

Strengths

The practice's commercial awareness is valued by clients, with one relaying that "we find it very important that our counsel knows our business and also has a deep knowledge of market standards," before adding: "The firm does this very well and performs admirably."

Work highlights

Advised ASR on the lower solvency capital requirement applying to cleared derivatives.

Notable practitioners

Rezah Stegeman regularly advises on capital requirements as well as being a leader in the derivatives field. His practical manner is emphasised by clients, one asserting that "he gives very pragmatic advice."

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Banking & Finance: Regulatory


Rezah Stegeman
Band 2