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Stefan Frank

counsel, Dr., LL.M. (McGeorge)

Stefan Frank is a counsel in the Banking & Finance Team of the firm and has more than 10 years of experience in advising credit institutions, payment and e-money institutions, investment firms, investment fund mangers and insurance companies. He was also an in-house consultant for the Basel III implementation at Raiffeisen-Holding NÖ-W credit institution group for 3 years.

He focuses on

  • approval procedures for the licensing and restructuring of credit and financial institutions
  • compliance in credit and financial institutions
  • fund registrations and fund distribution
  • cross-border insurance distribution
  • administrative criminal proceedings before the FMA

Stefan is recognised as a “rising star” in the field of banking and finance in Austria by Legal 500 (EMEA Edition 2021).

He began his career at Binder Grösswang in 2008, was a legal expert at the Raiffeisen-Holding NÖ-W credit institution group from 2013 to 2015 and has been with Binder Grösswang again since 2016. Stefan completed his studies at the University of Vienna in 2006 (Mag. iur.), where he also received his doctorate in 2009 (Dr. iur.). In 2008 he obtained a postgraduate degree (LL.M.) from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Stefan regularly publishes on current legal problems in the field of financial services and gives lectures at training courses.

  • Counsel to the Austrian Volksbank sector (österreichischer Volksbankensektor) on their restructuring
  • Counsel to a tenderer with respect to the acquisition of BAWAG P.S.K.
  • Counsel to BKS Bank AG in relation to their cross-border merger
  • Advising on the demerger of Diners Club/AirPlus.
  • Advising on BNP Paribas in relation to their cross-border merger of Hellobank
  • Counsel to Six Group on the acquisition of PayLife Bank GmbH

Stefan Frank is a counsel in the Banking & Finance Team of the firm and has more than 10 years of experience in advising credit institutions, payment and e-money institutions, investment firms, investment fund mangers and insurance companies. He was also an in-house consultant for the Basel III implementation at Raiffeisen-Holding NÖ-W credit institution group for 3 years.

He focuses on

  • approval procedures for the licensing and restructuring of credit and financial institutions
  • compliance in credit and financial institutions
  • fund registrations and fund distribution
  • cross-border insurance distribution
  • administrative criminal proceedings before the FMA

Stefan is recognised as a “rising star” in the field of banking and finance in Austria by Legal 500 (EMEA Edition 2021).

He began his career at Binder Grösswang in 2008, was a legal expert at the Raiffeisen-Holding NÖ-W credit institution group from 2013 to 2015 and has been with Binder Grösswang again since 2016. Stefan completed his studies at the University of Vienna in 2006 (Mag. iur.), where he also received his doctorate in 2009 (Dr. iur.). In 2008 he obtained a postgraduate degree (LL.M.) from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Stefan regularly publishes on current legal problems in the field of financial services and gives lectures at training courses.

  • Counsel to the Austrian Volksbank sector (österreichischer Volksbankensektor) on their restructuring
  • Counsel to a tenderer with respect to the acquisition of BAWAG P.S.K.
  • Counsel to BKS Bank AG in relation to their cross-border merger
  • Advising on the demerger of Diners Club/AirPlus.
  • Advising on BNP Paribas in relation to their cross-border merger of Hellobank
  • Counsel to Six Group on the acquisition of PayLife Bank GmbH
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