- Providing legal opinions especially regarding the following subjects:
- Banking Act including Basle III/CRD IV/ CRR.
- Securities Supervisory Act including MiFID 2.
- Payment Services Act.
- Investment Funds Act.
- Capital Market Act.
- Stock Exchange Act.
- Insurance Supervisory Act.
- Alternative Investment Fund Act.
The legal opinions are provided for legal questions on a national and on an international level including applicable EU-directives and guidelines of the European Supervisory Authorities (e.g. EBA, ESMA), relevant decrees and guidance of the Austrian supervisory authorities.
- Support of market participants in the course of questions adressed to the financial market supervisory authorities and vice versa.
- Advice regarding the freedom of establishment and the freedom to provide services within the EEA.
- Assistance to foreign investmentfund companies regarding the marketing and the registration requirements of their funds in Austria.
- Support of companies in the course of regulatory onsight inspections and follow-up work.
- Support of credit institutions regarding FATCA.