Practice Areas

Banking and Insurance

WEBER & CO. has recognized experience in advising banks, insurance companies, investment firms, brokers, exchanges and clearing houses on all relevant aspects of on the supervision, regulation and compliance. Our lawyers provide support in all areas supervised by the Austrian Financial Market Authority (Finanzmarktaufsichtsbehörde, FMA) and the European Central Bank (ECB).

Our financial regulation practice encompasses the legal structuring of new and innovative products, regulatory capital, the establishment of financial services businesses as well as the on-going support of legal departments on significant matters. In addition, partners of WEBER & CO. rely on their long-standing experience in case of founding or licensing of regulated entities such as banks, insurance companies or payment service providers as well as in case of cross border activities baes on the European freedom to provide services or the freedom of establishment. We additionally advise our clients in the application of regulatory rules in transactions, in regulatory investigations by the FMA and anti-money laundering matters.

«Transactional and regulatory work are central pillars of Weber & Co. Attorneys-At-Law’s ‘fast and reliable’ practice...»

– The Legal 500 EMEA (banking and finance) –

«Highly responsive and easy to reach. They are up-to-date with the latest legislative developments and market practice. They always show a great deal of willingness to dive into the client's business. Legal advice given is hands-on and, in most cases, easy to implement. Fair pricing and billing.»

– IFLR1000 2019, client feedback (banking, capital markets) –

«Dr Weber is outstanding as a lawyer and person. It's a pleasure to work with him.»

– IFLR1000 2019, client feedback (Stefan Weber) –