The transformation that banking and financial institutions have undergone since the 2008 market crash has been intensified by the technological and digital revolution. The sector also has to withstand competition from Fintech companies, seeking to offer similar banking and financial services.
Abreu Advogados has extensive experience advising commercial and investment banks, investment companies, real estate investment funds, hedge funds, venture capital companies, credit management companies, pension funds, holding companies, and regulatory bodies.
Focused on reducing uncertainty and minimizing risk, our team is equipped to advise clients in this sector on a wide range of innovative financial and banking operations as well as on their day-to-day business. In addition to advising on the creation of new banking and financial products, Abreu Advogados provides clients with support across the board on complex regulatory, corporate, taxation, competition, labour, and consumer law issues. The firm also assists clients to ensure their compliance with national and international guidelines to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism. Additionally, our team also has a wide experience in dealing with dispute prevention and resolution by litigation, arbitration or administrative means, and in defence in criminal and administrative infringement proceedings.