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SErnst BrandlBRANDL TALOS Rechtsanwälte GmbH | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Senior Statespeople | 14 Years RankedErnst Brandl is widely appreciated for his breadth of expertise in banking and finance regulatory work. He regularly advises international banks and corporates on cooperation agreements, and is particularly visible in proceedings before the FMA.
1Andreas ZahradnikDORDA | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedAs one of Austria's top experts in banking and finance regulatory law, Andreas Zahradnik regularly acts for clients in disputes, cooperation agreements and insolvency-related mandates. 1Markus HeidingerWolf Theiss | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedMarkus Heidinger draws on extensive experience as a highly reputable adviser to both lenders and borrowers, covering the full spectrum of banking and finance law in Austria with a particular strength in regulatory issues. He has notable experience advising on the implementation of EU law in the financial services sector. 1Peter FeylSchoenherr | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedReputable practitioner Peter Feyl is held in high esteem for advice on regulatory issues in the banking sector, covering anti-money laundering, compliance and investigations, as well as enforcement. Beyond that, he is noted for his role in a range of financing transactions including ESG-linked credit facilities and debt finance, with experience of both domestic and cross-border transactions. 1Peter KnoblCERHA HEMPEL | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedPre-eminent practitioner Peter Knobl remains a highly respected expert in banking and finance regulatory law, advising prestigious clients on compliance mandates, domestic supervisory law and administrative proceedings. Clients also benefit from his strength in financing transactions and insolvency.
2Bettina HörtnerDr Bettina Hörtner, Attorney at Law | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 2 | 9 Years RankedSole practitioner Bettina Hörtner is widely appreciated for her expertise in banking and finance regulatory law, with a particular focus on anti-money laundering and FMA investigations. Her clients, who include well-known financial institutions, additionally benefit from her strength in cross-border mandates.Key sectorsFinancial Services 2Christine SieglWolf Theiss | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 2 | 4 Years RankedWell-reputed practitioner Christine Siegl is sought after for her expertise in all regulatory matters pertaining to acquisitions, capital markets and ownership structures in the banking sector. 2Claus SchneiderWolf Theiss | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 2 | 17 Years RankedClaus Schneider regularly provides high-level regulatory advice to a range of domestic and international financial institutions, particularly on the enforceability of EU law. He is also a recognised capital markets expert. 2Stephan HeckenthalerBINDER GRÖSSWANG Rechtsanwälte GmbH | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 2 | 9 Years RankedStephan Heckenthaler rises in the rankings due to his high-level regulatory practice in the banking sector, often advising on innovative products in the fintech sector and online payments space. He also assists with product partnerships and banking licence procedures.
- Martin Oppitza2o Kooperation selbständiger Rechtsanwälte | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 2
3Andrea GritschWolf Theiss | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 3 | 4 Years RankedAndrea Gritsch is a noted expert in the field of fintech, often advising well-known tech and e-commerce companies on the implementation of new business models and payment services in Austria. 3Bernd FletzbergerPFR Rechtsanwälte | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 3 | 4 Years RankedBernd Fletzberger of PFR Rechtsanwälte is known in the market for his expertise in a broad range of banking and finance regulatory issues. He offers strength in fintech-related matters, including payment services. He also has good experience advising on mandates relating to fines from the FMA. 3Georg H DiwokBaker McKenzie | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Band 3 | 15 Years RankedGeorg Diwok is a respected banking and finance regulatory lawyer who also heads the firm's practice group. He is visible in various matters ranging from insurance regulation and ownership control matters to compliance and insolvency mandates.
Up and Coming
UMatthias PresslerSchoenherr | Banking & Finance: Regulatory2023 | Up and Coming | 1 Years RankedMatthias Pressler's recognition in the market sees him added to the rankings. He has good experience in a range of regulatory matters including restructurings and enforcements, alongside a strong focus on regulatory questions around product launches.