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Hungary

As a participant in the global banking and finance industry, you are faced with increasing financial, regulatory and political pressures. New rules on capital requirements, risk profile and investor protection pose challenges for your organisation. We have unmatched geographical coverage and more English and US qualified banking and finance partners on the ground in CEE than any other law firm. We are your first port of call whether you are planning a cross-border transaction with a multi-jurisdictional security package or loan portfolio or implementing a first-of-a-kind financing structure in your domestic market.

Whether you are a financial institution, equity house, asset manager, mutual fund, accountant, privately owned company, corporation or public entity, your business is only as good as the products and services you sell. That’s why we organise our teams along the business lines of your sector, giving us deep insight into the commercial and legal issues you face. From general corporate lending to acquisition and leveraged finance, derivatives and securitisations to real estate finance and corporate recovery, we can help you achieve the best outcome, both locally and across jurisdictions.

The Banking & Finance Team in Hungary is a leading practice and top-ranked by independent legal directories. With cca. 15 UK and locally qualified advisors it is the largest banking team in the country. Able to deliver a full legal service to clients, we often coordinate regional and. cross-border transactions. CMS Hungary connects you to over 500 banking and finance lawyers in 42 countries worldwide.

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It was great that they used their network to help on international matters.

Chambers Europe, 2018

We turn to this firm when it is urgent or complicated, and we require high quality.

Chambers Europe, 2016
April 2018
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