Assisting Danish and foreign financial undertakings setting up and changing their regulated undertakings is one of our core services.

We have extensive experience in setting up Danish financial undertakings and Danish and foreign financial undertakings' setting-up of subsidiaries and branches. We also advise financial undertakings on expansion of their activities for which authorisation is required, divesture of areas of business and cessation [of activities]. We have previously advised credit institutions, investment companies, insurance companies, managers of alternative investment funds etc.

We advise on all stages of the process, including drafting, negotiation and structuring of:

  • applications to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority for authorisation to operate regulated activities 
  • applications for fit and proper authorisation of members of management and approval of the purchase of qualifying ownership interests
  • transaction documents
  • governance structures
  • compensation programmes
  • policies and procedures
  • compliance with capital requirements

Through our excellent partners we can assist Danish financial undertakings efficiently in setting up activities abroad.

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