Banking & Finance Law

Timea Fuzessy Maglics, LL.M. - Partner

Banking & Finance Law
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  2. Banking & Finance Law

Finance is the lifeblood of business, and KNP LAW has a strong reputation in banking and finance based on years of experience providing quality advice to our clients.  We have witnessed Hungary's banking industry's evolution over the past thirty years and are fully conversant in the local banking and finance ecosystem.  In our relationships with our clients, we act as legal counsel and as trusted business partners with the connections and commercial sense to help our clients secure the most favorable outcomes.  

While our practice focused on the representation of lenders and institutional investors in past years, we have expanded our relationships to represent lenders and borrowers over time.  Regardless of which side we may be on in a particular transaction, we always act with firmness and honesty and proudly represent our clients.  

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have worked extensively with clients to help them identify and implement creative financing solutions. We expect our work in this area to continue for the foreseeable future.

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Advisory Services

The bulk of KNP’s work in the banking and finance domain pertains to advising and assisting clients with credit and project financing agreements.  Our lawyers understand that our clients’ realization of their core strategic business goals depends on their ability to obtain appropriate financing.  We work hard to understand our client’s commercial objectives and partner with them to ensure that the financing arrangements we pursue align seamlessly with their needs.

In project financing, our law firm has particular experience in financing related to construction and investment projects. KNP LAW also advises financial investors in connection with:

  • loans
  • security {secured transactions?}
  • liens
  • leases, and
  • deposit agreements

We also take on representations related to security enforcement, loan reconstruction, and lien foreclosure.

An essential aspect of our banking and financial advisory work is our ability to coordinate with other KNP LAW team members from diverse practice groups to ensure that our clients receive the best advice and guidance.  This approach helps our clients protect their interests by avoiding pitfalls and positions them to take advantage of opportunities they may not have been aware of.   

Mergers & Acquisitions 

KNP LAW offers valuable banking solutions in mergers and acquisitions and asset-based lending and can provide critical financial advice regarding green-field development projects. Consistent with our reputation as a trusted partner to foreign investors doing business in Hungary, one of the essential areas of KNP LAW’s banking and finance practice is investor protection, which enables us to protect our clients from both monetary loss or damage to their reputation should an acquisition or investment not proceed as planned. Our experience in investor protection extends to representing institutional investors and non-institutional investors.

Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and Financing 

 By their nature, IPOs are complex, complicated, and potentially fraught with legal and commercial risks.  Our seasoned lawyers have the expertise and experience to navigate through the various stages of this process, including strategic planning, due diligence, and documentation. For clients who are looking to expand their financing options even further, we also assist in helping prepare for initial public offerings.

Can you help with financing matters?

Yes, we provide full advisory services, especially in M&A transactions.

Do you provide advice on banking regulatory law?

Yes, and we also keep abreast of the latest regulatory developments.


Our Fundamentals

Client First Approach

We provide solutions for current and anticipated problems through mutual collaboration between our team and yours. We solve and alleviate the legal obstacle.

International Background

Our team consists of attorneys trained in several countries, including the United States, Germany, and France.

Solution Driven

We are a firm built on cooperation and collaboration not only with our clients – but internally within our firm.

20+Team Members
15+Practice Areas
15+Years of Expertise

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