Finance & Banking

Deloitte Legal

Our team of professionals’ lawyers offers various banking and securities legal solutions to clients operating in the financial services industry whether it is banking and regulated non-banking institutions, securities, or M&A involving FSI entities. We assist in both local and cross-border projects with a multidisciplinary approach.

Our services include:

Banking and finance law: Loan transactional assistance (lender/borrower side), Finance deals, Loan work out/restructuring, NPL deals, Licensing and regulatory compliance assistance for credit and financial institutions

M&A involving FSI entities: Mergers and acquisitions of licensed entities (credit and financial institutions), Reorganisation of licensed entities via intra-group mergers / spin-off's

Securities law: Assistance to companies admitted to trading on regulated markets / ATS, licensed intermediaries and investors, Pre/Post IPO assistance, Public offerings, Securities law compliance (including without limitation compliance with transparency and market abuse regulations), Market abuse cases, Stock option plans

Our clients include:

  • Banks and credit institutions
  • Investment funds
  • Corporate sponsors/borrowers
Transaction expertise includes:
  •  Assisting clients on loan facilities and the related security, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating the credit documentation (on a LMA and bespoke basis) and the related security documentation and, generally, assisting clients to reach the transaction closing
  •  Assisting clients in drafting, reviewing and negotiating bespoke restructuring documentation of various loan facilities (consensual restructurings)
  • Assisting clients on the trading (acquisition or sale) of debt facilities and claims (in both portfolio and single ticket transactions), including reviewing the underlying credit documentation, the drafting, reviewing and the negotiation of the transfer documentation and, generally, assisting clients to reach the transaction closing
  • Assisting clients with due diligence on assets, corporate due diligence, other collateral origination documents (e.g. lease agreements)
Restructuring advice

Being part of a full-service restructuring, insolvency and disputes/litigation team, we can deliver restructuring and insolvency advice including:

  • Advising clients in relation to the validity and enforceability of contemplated transactions and the underlying documentation and, generally, in relation to businesses and/or assets our clients own or want to acquire
  • Advising clients on the impact of insolvency proceedings on secured creditors' rights and mitigating insolvency risks
  • Advising clients in relation to the protection and enforcement of secured creditors' rights
Regulatory compliance support and advice:

The financial services sector is currently one of the most regulated industries worldwide and regulatory constraints are expected to only increase. In-depth local knowledge and an international outlook are a must to ensure proper management of regulatory risks for financial institutions.

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Andrei Burz-Pinzaru

Andrei Burz-Pinzaru


Andrei is the Global Leader of Deloitte Legal Banking & Securities group and Central Europe Leader of the various Deloitte Legal practices for the Central Europe region. He has over 18 years multidisc... More