Financial Regulation

Cederquist is a market-leading advisor on financial regulatory matters, with extensive experience of assisting clients in navigating Swedish and EU-wide rules in a complex regulatory setting. We help our clients to manage the opportunities and challenges that follows from an increased regulatory burden combined with a rapid technological evolution and changing demands from users of financial services.

Cederquist assists Swedish and international customers in regulatory matters regarding banking, investment firms, insurance business, UCITS-management and AIF-structures, clearing, consumer- and mortgage credits, as well as payment services. We further focus on Sustainable Finance, including analyses and implementations of SFDR and the EU Taxonomy for sustainable activities.

Our services include advice regarding:

  • Applications for authorisation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • GAP analyses
  • Passporting and branch establishment
  • Regulatory implementation projects
  • Outsourcing
  • Restructuring
  • Analysis of regulated or unregulated activities
  • Capital adequacy and solvency requirements
  • Supervisory matters and sanctions

Together with Cederquist’s other specialist groups, we act as advisors to some of the largest participants on the Swedish financial markets with regulatory matters related to M&A, capital market transactions and securitisations. The members of the group have experience from some of the largest and most complex private and public transactions that have taken place during recent years, some of which have been completely unique on the Swedish market.

Based on a combination of legal expertise and deep experience of the financial markets we provide advice that is tailored to our customers’ transactions, needs and market situations. Our advice is founded on high quality and a proactive approach.

Through our global network of specialists at other international law firms we can also handle matters regarding cross-border financial services and financial transactions across multiple jurisdictions.

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