Practice areas

We advise private businesses and authorities on complex financial instruments, including derivative contracts and repo agreements.

Financial instruments

Our team of specialists have in-depth knowledge of financial instruments and provide advice in connection with the initial negotiations, the structuring and execution of for example swaps, options, futures and repo agreements according to the relevant framework agreements (ISDA, GMRA, GMSLA or the bank's own framework agreement).

Our team work closely with our specialists in the teams dealing with M&A, capital markets, financing, regulatory issues and litigation. It means that we are able to provide highly specialised advice focusing on the legal challenges and the commercial reality.

Our advisory services include advice on:

  • Prime brokerage

  • Netting and financial collateral

  • Securities lending and repo agreements

  • Structured products

  • Clearing

We also advise on the special rules applying to the municipalities' and the regions' use of forward transactions for the purpose of currency and interest-rate hedging in connection with borrowing, repo agreements and loan conversions by using agreements on interest rates and currency swaps.