Companies in the financial services sector must remain nimble in the face of a rapidly changing global economic landscape. Regulatory uncertainty, technological advancements, and threats from competitors and disruptors large and small—the challenges are never-ending.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP devises creative solutions to meet the myriad legal challenges facing global and national institutions at the heart of international trade and commerce. Uniting the transactional, regulatory, cybersecurity and litigation competencies of the firm, our financial services industry group delivers comprehensive solutions to industry clients, partnering with them to address their most serious regulatory risks and litigation challenges, from cybersecurity and data protection to consumer protection and compliance matters. We have extensive experience defending clients in state and federal enforcement actions, preparing clients for regulatory exams and assisting clients with the design and implementation of state-of-the-art compliance management systems. Our litigators also assess, manage and defend risks associated with funding structures, capital formation and distribution, and consumer-facing financial products and services.
Global commercial and investment banks and alternative capital providers regularly engage our lawyers to devise and execute the complex transaction structures critical to meeting their goals. As a firm—and individually—we are widely recognized for our work in structured finance, real estate capital markets and energy capital markets, and are frequently called upon to advise on both primary and secondary market activities for private equity funds, hedge funds, specialty finance, fintech and other non-bank lenders.
We represent financial services clients around the globe in practice capabilities that include: