Schalast | Multilaw

Schalast's membership in the international network Multilaw enables us to offer our client one-stop cross-border legal advice concepts.

90 first-class law firms in strategically important jurisdictions with over 10,000 internationally trained lawyers belong to the international network Multilaw.

Multilaw is represented in North and South America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific region and recently established an informal alliance with Lex Africa. In 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 the international network was awared ELITE status in the “Chambers Global Guide” (Bank 1)

For the first time, in 2017 the Multilaw network was awarded by The Lawyer (European Awards) as “Network of the Year” and was shortlisted in 2018 and 2019.

Admittance to Multilaw involves a strict qualification process based on thorough due diligence. Multilaw also for quality control purposes conducts an annual review of its members and holds regular meetings and business integration days.

Schalast as an active Multilaw member firm is engaged in several joint projects with Multilaw and their member firms. As Global Chair of the Banking & Finance practice group, Prof. Dr. Andreas Walter, LL.M., and his team curate the Multilaw Global FinTech Guide that has recently been published in the 2022 edition in cooperation with LexisNexis.

The guide covers 38 jurisdictions on 14 trending topics. It offers the ability to efficiently compare the regulatory environment (licence requirement and compliance levels) country-by-country and gives a brief overview of the legal and economic setting of the FinTech market.