Demographic changes (such as increased urbanisation), economic and technological power shifts and climate change are having a significant impact on the automotive industry globally. In order to remain competitive, industry players need to embrace these changes as opportunities and develop their business models accordingly.
We advise on everything from the complex tax, employment and antitrust issues or the issue of innovative capital instruments, to helping banks assess how best to separate out or ring-fence elements of their business. It is this experience which we can bring to bear in helping clients adapt to the exceptional rate of regulatory and market change.
We advise chemicals companies and those investing in the sector on a wide range of corporate, M&A and finance matters and we have a strong regulatory team who are extremely well placed to advise on sector-specific issues such as product and trade regulations.
Our global consumer practice is recognised as being a first tier practice which provides corporate, competition, financial and commercial advice on significant transactions within the consumer sector including restructurings, rights issues, bank financing, acquisitions and disposals etc.
Our dedicated energy and utilities lawyers have peerless knowledge and experience, encompassing major transactions and regulatory advice in the global oil and gas, power, nuclear and renewable industries.
We have consistently held the position of market-leaders in advising on the application of new technologies to finance, from the implementation of payments gateways to the advent of blockchain and digital currencies, and everything in-between.
We have unparalleled expertise and continued involvement in the highest profile and most complex antitrust cases at national, EU and global level, ranging from strategic M&A mandates to cutting-edge behavioral and regulatory assignments. We know the healthcare regulatory issues and have excellent relationships.
Our global industrial team supports our clients wherever they do business, including Asia, Russia and South America. The firm’s combined excellence across the M&A corporate, litigation & arbitration, finance and commercial practice areas, including tax, projects and banking is distinctive.
We believe that we are exceptionally well placed to assist both sponsors and financial institutions alike in this market because we have in-depth sector expertise and the capability to harness our leading acquisition practice with the leading finance team.
The insurance industry has faced major challenges in recent years. This has included changes in market conditions such as the low interest environment, a huge amount of regulatory change, the need to become more efficient.
Our sector expertise, product knowledge and global practice channeled through dedicated client focused teams means we are uniquely placed to serve the increasingly diverse requirements of these players. Our Private Equity team advises fund managers and private equity houses on all aspects of the industry.
We can offer clients our unparalleled cross-border depth of legal and regulatory knowledge and experience across a broad spectrum of cross-sector technology trends, such as fintech, AI, blockchain, digital health, e-commerce and electric and autonomous vehicles, by drawing on our strength across different practice areas, sectors and jurisdictions.