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Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Represents both lenders and borrowers in domestic and cross-border transactions. Active on matters relating to acquisition financing and corporate financing, as well as restructuring issues. Also assists with regulatory matters, including fintech legislation. Additionally has noteworthy experience in various syndicated financing mandates. Represents clients in a number of contentious banking matters.

Strengths

Clients praise the comprehensive approach demonstrated by practitioners: "Their communication is excellent, they are proactive and are able to identify issues beforehand."

Other interviewees point out that the team is "very knowledgeable, very responsive, kind and helpful."

Work highlights

Advised Banca Comercială Română on the Hungarian aspects of a loan to the White Star Group.

Notable practitioners

Judit Szórádi 's often acts on syndicated corporate financing on behalf of lenders. She also advises borrowers on credit facility matters.

Katalin Szecskay frequently assists with acquisition financing and working capital matters in the oil and gas and telecommunications sectors. Interviewees particularly appreciate her client service: "She is very diligent, to the point and always tells us what is necessary to know." Other interviewees point out that "she is business-oriented, very knowledgeable and adaptable."

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Overview

Transactional matters

Our banking and finance team represents banks and other financial institutions in their capacities as agents, arrangers and lenders, as well as corporate borrowers, in structuring, negotiating, documenting and executing secured and unsecured financings, single lender and syndicated loans. Our scope of work varies from conducting comprehensive due diligence procedures, assisting in the structuring, drafting and negotiating of finance documents to assisting in the perfection of various security interests.

Regulatory matters

Our team regularly advises major domestic and international banks and other financial or investment service providers and commercial corporations on Hungarian financial and investment service regulations (including the conditions for providing cross-border financial and investment services which are not subject to licensing in Hungary). The firm's experience covers assistance in the establishment and operation permits of banks and other financial and investment service providers together with the announcement and licensing of changes in their management or ownership structure.

Banking & finance litigation

We regularly act for clients in banking and finance litigation matters. Our practice covers all types of disputes in the banking industry, financial markets, funds and regulatory fields.

Most recently the firm has begun to support clients in fund recovery processes resulting from Business Email Compromise cyberattacks. 


Members

Szecskay, Katalin (Head of Department)

Benyó, Gergely

Budai, Judit

Molnár Sz., Bence

Szabó, Lilla

Szórádi, Judit

Vajda, János

Clients

Gránit Bank

PPF Group

Raiffeisen Bank

Banking & Finance

Szecskay Attorneys at Law

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Location

Kossuth Tér 16-17 III

Budapest

Budapest, Capital City

Hungary

H-1055

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Hungary

Banking & Finance


Judit Szórádi
Associates to watch
Katalin Szecskay
Band 3