Financial regulation

Financial market participants must comply with regulations that are extensive, complex and in a constant state of flux. At any given time, we have a considerable volume of cases under consideration at the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority and the Norwegian Ministry of Finance. Such continuous contact with the authorities makes us good strategic advisors to clients in respect of government processes.

Our advice

Our team provides assistance to Norwegian and international clients and all enterprises under the supervision of the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority, such as banks, insurance undertakings, securities firms, alternative investment fund managers and fund management companies. Among other things, we assist with the following:

  • licensing processes
  • handling of supervisory cases
  • transactions
  • drafting of agreements
  • approval of qualified owners
  • drafting of regulations
  • investigations and legal considerations
  • legal opinions

We have experience with all key regulatory frameworks for the financial sector. We have an outstanding team within EU/EEA law that is called upon in complex cases where understanding EU law is crucial to providing advice on financial regulation.

We also work in several related areas and collaborate closely with other departments internally in relation to, for example, M&A, capital market transactions, financing, pensions, real estate and insurance.

What you can expect from us

Our legal assistance is based on solid legal knowledge, industry experience, commercial understanding and innovation. Several of our lawyers have experience from financial and securities firms as well as regulatory authorities and are authors of key academic literature. In addition, we regularly participate as speakers at events hosted by universities, university colleges and trade associations.

You will be assigned one main contact person. We designate the lawyer who is best suited to helping you. In summary: With us, you will always get the right expert on the right assignment at the right time.

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