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Financial Services

Clients of all sizes spanning the financial services industry rely on King & Spalding for sophisticated advice on their critical finance transactions and the complex disputes and regulatory issues that arise in relation to them. Our clients range from the largest global banks to leading regional banks to FinTech startups and include a wide range of asset managers, broker dealers, private equity firms, non-bank finance companies, payment processors, and alternative capital providers. These clients turn to our multi-disciplinary team of nearly 500 lawyers worldwide to guide them through secured and unsecured lending, capital markets, specialty finance, securitization and other types of transactions, as well as commercial litigation and arbitration, securities and shareholder suits, multijurisdictional investigations and enforcement actions.

Consumer Financial Services

Providing strategic advice and an extensive tactical toolkit to help financial services clients comply with consumer financial law, mitigate impacts of regulatory and enforcement engagements and, when needed, mount a robust and compelling defense.

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Financial Restructuring

Helping maximize value for institutional lenders, alternative asset managers, and other secured creditors in complex restructuring matters and navigating them through creditors’ rights, lender liability, and other bankruptcy and insolvency-related litigation.

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Financial Services Litigation

Combining a trial-ready approach, deep understanding of financial institutions, and track record of success in high-stakes financial services litigation to maximize value and minimize risk in our clients’ most important disputes.

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Financial Services – ESG

K&S brings a multi-disciplinary perspective into ESG, integrating financial services, regulatory, government advocacy, litigation, cross-border and human capital expertise and collaboration with our clients to develop holistic new-horizon solutions.

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LIBOR Transition

King & Spalding’s dedicated LIBOR Transition Team can help clients identify, assess, and resolve issues related to benchmark reform implementation across all impacted areas in multiple jurisdictions.

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Lender Liability Quarterly Report

Like in prior economic contractions, we expect increased litigation against lenders and agents. Our lender liability litigators report quarterly on critical case law developments affecting our bank, private credit lenders, alternative capital and debt funds, and private equity clients.

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The American Lawyer Profiles K&S Financial Services Growth

The American Lawyer reports on why our “litigation hires in New York have caught legal industry attention.”

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FinTech, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Coordinating seamlessly across countries and jurisdictions to provide comprehensive, one-stop solutions for FinTech clients pursuing strategic transactions, regulatory compliance and litigation matters.

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Finance

Bringing together more than 100 lawyers around the globe to represent lenders, arrangers, investors, funds, borrowers, issuers, underwriters and sponsors across the full range of complex financings, combining both borrower and lender expertise to provide ambidextrous representation.

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Financial Services Regulation

Helping clients anticipating and implementing regulatory change in their businesses globally to reduce regulatory risk, navigate complex interrelated regulations and stay ahead of developing regulatory requirements and expectations.

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Ranked among the leading firms for Securities Litigation and Securities Regulation Nationwide


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Band 1 Nationwide –Securitization: Whole Business; Band 2 Nationwide – Securitization: ABS


Chambers USA 2022

Ranked among the leading firms for Bankruptcy/Restructuring Nationwide and in Georgia, New York


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Ranked among the leading firms for Commercial Litigation in New York, California, D.C., Georgia, and Texas


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Band 1 Nationwide – Government Relations: Congressional Investigations


Chambers USA 2022

Ranked among the leading firms for White-Collar Crime/Government Investigations Nationwide, and in California, D.C., Georgia, Illinois and New York


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“Practice Group of the Year” for Structured Finance


Law360, 2020

Ranked among the top firms in the U.S. for International & Cross-Border Disputes


Chambers Global 2022

Ranked among the top firms Global-Wide for Islamic Finance


Chambers Global 2022

Ranked among the top firms in Singapore for Banking & Finance and Restructuring & Insolvency


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022

Ranked among the top firms in Saudi Arabia and UAE for Banking & Finance


Chambers Global 2022

Band 1 – Middle East-Wide Investment Funds


Chambers Global 2022

Ranked among the top firms in Germany for Investment Funds


Chambers Europe 2022

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Ranked among the leading firms for Banking & Finance Nationwide, and in Georgia, Illinois, New York, North Carolina


Chambers USA 2022

Ranked among the leading firms for Securities Litigation and Securities Regulation Nationwide


Chambers USA 2022

Band 1 Nationwide –Securitization: Whole Business; Band 2 Nationwide – Securitization: ABS


Chambers USA 2022

Ranked among the leading firms for Bankruptcy/Restructuring Nationwide and in Georgia, New York


Chambers USA 2022

Ranked among the leading firms for Commercial Litigation in New York, California, D.C., Georgia, and Texas


Chambers USA 2022

Band 1 Nationwide – Government Relations: Congressional Investigations


Chambers USA 2022

Ranked among the leading firms for White-Collar Crime/Government Investigations Nationwide, and in California, D.C., Georgia, Illinois and New York


Chambers USA 2022

“Practice Group of the Year” for Structured Finance


Law360, 2020

Ranked among the top firms in the U.S. for International & Cross-Border Disputes


Chambers Global 2022

Ranked among the top firms Global-Wide for Islamic Finance


Chambers Global 2022

Ranked among the top firms in Singapore for Banking & Finance and Restructuring & Insolvency


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022

Ranked among the top firms in Saudi Arabia and UAE for Banking & Finance


Chambers Global 2022

Band 1 – Middle East-Wide Investment Funds


Chambers Global 2022

Ranked among the top firms in Germany for Investment Funds


Chambers Europe 2022

News

In the News · Source: Law.com International, Unquote, RealDeals, Palm Beach Daily Business Review, Legal Business and Private Equity Wire

November 8, 2022
Private funds partner Stephen Sims joins the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice group in London

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