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Banking & Finance: Regulatory

Austria

10 Years Ranked

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Capital Markets

Austria

17 Years Ranked

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Provided by Peter Knobl

Europe

Practice Areas

Financial Services Regulation, Bank Regulatory, PSD Compliance, AML and other Compliance, Investment Funds (UCITS and AIFs), Prospectus Regulation, MiFID II, Market Abuse Regulation, issuer's compliance, insurance regulatory (IDD, Solvency II)

Career

Peter has been a partner at CERHA HEMPEL since 2004 and leads our banking, insurance supervision and capital markets regulatory practice. He trains bank managers, investment advisors and supervisory board members of Austrian licenced banks and stock exchange operating companies on MiFID II compliance and fitness and properness issues. He advises Austrian licenced banks (SIs and LSIs), interested acquirers of qualifying holdings in Austrian banks, supervisory authorities of banks, insurances, corporate issuers, fund management companies and stock exchange operating companies on compliance and regulatory law queries.

Professional Memberships

Vienna Bar, European Community Studies Association Austria (ECSA)

Publications

Commentary on Sections 60 through 63b Banking Act, in Laurer/M.Schütz/Kammel/Ratka (2021); Banking Regulation in Austria: Overview (1 Oct 2021), Practical Law Banking Regulation Global Guide (Thomson Reuters); Articles 12, 13 and 15 MAR in Gruber (Ed.), Commentary on Austrian Stock Exchange Act 2018 and MAR (2020).

Personal

Education: Erste Bank der Sparkassen AG (Bank Merchant’s Exam 1992); University of Vienna (Mag.iur. 1986, Dr.iur. 1987)

Awards: Leopold Kunschak- Förderungspreis 1994, Walther Kastner Prizes 1992 and 1997

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