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In this series, leading lawyers from DLA Piper’s global team share their insights on the big issues in financial services. They discuss the latest legal trends and challenges facing financial institutions.

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In this series, leading lawyers from DLA Piper’s global team share their insights on the big issues in financial services. They discuss the latest legal trends and challenges facing financial institutions.

    Can litigation funding be Sharia compliant?

    Can litigation funding be Sharia compliant?

    In this latest episode of the DLA Piper Financial Services Podcast, Umer Suleman, UK Manager of Wahed, the largest Islamic Fintech in the world headquartered in New York, joins DLA Piper Lit & Reg Partner Sohail Ali, to consider whether litigation funding is compliant with Islamic Shariah principles. This fascinating discussion looks at the shift in the disputes landscape, the opportunities presented by litigation funding and the potential for litigation funding for the Islamic Finance sector.

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    • 24 min
    Bonus Episode: The Future of Banking in Ireland

    Bonus Episode: The Future of Banking in Ireland

    What is the future role of banks in our economy? Although this is by no means a uniquely Irish question, the planned withdrawal of Ulster Bank and KBC from the Irish market has drawn international attention to this topic. In this podcast, Conor Houlihan, Partner and Head of DLA Piper’s Finance, Projects & Restructuring practice in Ireland, speaks to Starling International’s Elaine Deehan, Tom McAleese of Alvarez & Marsal, Fergal McGrath from Dilosk/ICS Mortgages and Payzone’s Nadine McKeone. They discuss the future of banking in Ireland and the huge opportunity that exists for new and existing banking and financial services providers to drive competition and innovation towards more customer-centric offerings.

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    • 44 min
    Collaboration and corporate venturing in the financial services industry

    Collaboration and corporate venturing in the financial services industry

    In this episode, DLA Piper partners Anthony Day, Chris Arnold and Michaël Heene discuss the transformation of the traditional retail banking model and how the pandemic has expedited this change. The evolution of the banking and fintech ecosystems through investment, collaboration and other partnerships, is also examined.

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    • 34 min
    What next for the European NPL market? - Part 2

    What next for the European NPL market? - Part 2

    In this episode, the discussion on the non-performing loan (NPL) market continues with views on developments in Greece, Italy and Spain. Even without the impact of COVID-19, these southern European markets continue to experience significant NPL activity. Conor Houlihan (Head of Finance, Ireland) speaks to Orestis Omran (Head of EU-Greek Practice), Chiara Anceschi (partner, Milan) and José María Gil-Robles (partner, Madrid).

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    • 24 min
    What next for the European NPL market? – Part 1

    What next for the European NPL market? – Part 1

    In this episode, the team discusses the non-performing loan (NPL) market with views from France, Germany, Ireland and the UK. As a result of COVID-19, banks and lenders face an unprecedented proliferation of loan defaults across the globe. Whilst this could present opportunities for investors seeking yield, many may be ill-equipped to negotiate a market saturated with distressed assets. Partner Mike Danielewsky (Germany) speaks to David Ampaw (UK), Eileen Johnston (Ireland) and Sebastien Praicheux (France) about the challenges of a post-pandemic landscape.

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    • 28 min
    Financial Services Trailer

    Financial Services Trailer

    In this series, leading lawyers from DLA Piper’s global team share their insights on the big issues in financial services. They discuss the latest legal trends and challenges facing financial institutions.

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