“Forgó, Damjanovic & Partners Law Firm’s excellent banking team”
2014 The Legal 500, Banking & Finance
“It can be described by the following three words: knowledge, skills and precision.”
2013 Chambers Europe, Intellectual Property Rights
Highly rated TMT practice
2016 The Legal 500
“A responsive, thorough and dedicated set of lawyers, with good commercial sense.”
2015 Chambers Europe, Life Sciences
“The firm is very good not only with strategic issues, but also with detailed documentation. It handles major transactions in a seamless manner.”
2014 Chambers Europe, Life sciences
“Forgó, Damjanovic & Partners Law Firm’s real estate team provides great advice and excellent service.”
2012 The Legal 500, Real Estate
“The team is consistently amazing showing a great understanding of our company.”
2015 Chambers Europe, Employment
“The responsive team at Forgó, Damjanovic provides top-level comprehensive legal support adapted to clients’ needs.”
2015 The Legal 500, Employment
“Forgó, Damjanovic & Partners is praised for its responsiveness, wise advice and value-for-money service.”
2016 The Legal 500, Dispute Resolution
“The versatile, reliable and highly prepared team shines for its quality and precision.”
2012 Chambers & Partners, Corporate/M&A
Banking and Financial Services
Ferenc is a senior banking and financial services specialist with more than 17 years banking practice. As in-house counsel at the Hungarian subsidiary of WestLB AG (Westdeutsche Landesbank) he has acted in numerous financing transactions. His legal work included drafting legal documentation for loan agreements, syndicated loan facilities, subordinated loans, trade finance facilities, treasury frame agreements, as well as ISDA agreements. The value of the transactions on which he has worked extends to €700M.
Ferenc possesses an in-depth understanding, also from an in-house perspective, of the issues and the regulatory background of the banking and financial services sector. His track record includes the preparation of articles of association, organisational and operational manuals, general business terms, bylaws for boards of directors and supervisory boards, in addition to the preparation of manuals relating to the prevention of money laundering, compliance and data protection. Ferenc has acted in numerous procedures before the Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority and the National Bank of Hungary. In the course of his career he has dealt regularly with employment matters and outsourcing transactions (including cross-border outsourcing).
Prior to joining Forgó, Damjanovic & Partners in 2011 he was one of the Managing Directors in charge of legal matters, compliance, prevention of money laundering, as well as data protection at Westdeutsche Landesbank Hungary.