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...»

«Very skilful lawyers with the right set of commercial awareness in banking.»

– The Legal 500 EMEA (banking and finance) –

«Very knowledgeable in capital markets transactions and the Austrian market in particular. Their pragmatic approach is outstanding.»

«The legal advisors have a high level of competence. The cooperation is smooth and uncomplicated and open questions are answered professionally and quickly. Overall, we can only report positively about Weber & Co.»

– IFLR1000 2020, client feedback (banking, capital markets) –

«Very skilful lawyers with the right set of commercial awareness in banking.»

– LEGAL500 2022, client feedback –

Chambers Ranking 2022

Chambers Ranking 2022

L500 Ranking 2022