Industry Groups


Financial Institutions

Evolving industry trends

With disruptive technologies challenging the traditional models for the provision of services, new financial technologies are changing the way financial services are being delivered. Regional expertise and strong relationships with local, national, and supranational regulatory bodies ensures that companies are provided with the insight and advisory they need.

In light of these extraordinary changes in the financial services industry, Karanovic & Partners is dedicated to keeping our finger on the pulse of the latest developments, foreseeing potential risks and adapting to the latest industry challenges.

Adapting to a dynamic market

Karanovic & Partners advises across all market sectors, including retail and investment banks, intermediaries, peer-to-peer lenders, FinTech companies, alternative lenders, asset managers, infrastructure providers as well as, industry bodies and regulators. We provide assistance in the rollout of new products and services, as well as in the acquisition of new businesses.

Our team features legal experts with extensive national and international multidisciplinary experience in banking, structural reform, competition investigations, patenting new technology and entering new markets. We daily help clients successfully adapt to today’s dynamic markets conditions and support them in the most crucial aspects of their business.

  • Banks

    Our regional team operates as a fully-integrated practice acting for banks on some of the most complex and innovative transactions on the markets we operate on. Our expertise includes acquisition and bid finance, structured finance, syndicated lending, secured lending, project finance, trade finance, asset finance and workouts and restructurings.

  • Funds

    Our legal experts advise across key asset classes including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, hedge, venture capital, debt and exchange traded funds.

  • Insurance

    Our lawyers have specialist knowledge in both life and non-life insurance products, and are well versed in assisting global insurers with market entry and licensing requirements. We provide constant support on daily corporate governance matters, insurance disputes and bank assurance.

  • FinTech

    Our legal experts advise clients operating across the FinTech sector, from startups to established industry names, as well as businesses partnering with or investing in FinTech firms, and financial institutions and asset managers developing their own FinTech services.

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