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Magdalena Chrzan

Magdalena Chrzan

Of Counsel

magdalena.chrzan@eversheds-sutherland.pl

+48 22 50 50 700

+48 22 50 50 701

Poland

Languages

Polish, English, German

Area of practice

  • Banking and Finance   |   Payment services  |  FinTech | Restructuring  |

Experience

Magdalena Chrzan is an attorney at law with the banking and finance team at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski .


She specializes in the law of payment services and anti-money laundering. She also handles project finance (loan agreements, security) as well as M&A transactions in the financial services sector. She has over 10 years of experience providing legal advice to businesses.
She supports clients in ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements in the area of payment services (product review, payment services regulations, advice on local regulatory requirements for passporting of licenses). She works for leading companies in the payment cards and online payment sectors (payment systems, payment instrument issuers, acquirers).
She advises clients from the financial services and currency exchange sectors on AML issues. She has represented companies in many licensing and oversight proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority and the National Bank of Poland, registration proceedings and B2B negotiations. 
Her experience includes implementation of credit projects and project financing (preparation of transactional documentation, including standardized international templates), M&A projects for financial services clients (preparation of transactional plans, including regulatory aspects, implementation documentation, negotiations) and securitization projects.
She has published articles on payment services and AML and has led workshops on these subjects.
She earned an LL.M. in German law at the University of Regensburg.
Recent projects
| Comprehensive advice for a global payment system on all legal aspects of its operations in Poland
| Advising Polish payment institutions on online payment services
| Advising several Polish payment institutions in fulfilling their AML obligations
| Advising an American capital group on the cross-border merger between a German bank in the group and a Polish company
| Advising on the division by spinoff of an acquirer and its sale to an investor

She specializes in the law of payment services and anti-money laundering. She also handles project finance (loan agreements, security) as well as M&A transactions in the financial services sector.

She has over 10 years of experience providing legal advice to businesses. She supports clients in ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements in the area of payment services (product review, payment services regulations, advice on local regulatory requirements for passporting of licenses). She works for leading companies in the payment cards and online payment sectors (payment systems, payment instrument issuers, acquirers).

Magdalena advises clients from the financial services and currency exchange sectors on AML issues. She has represented companies in many licensing and oversight proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority and the National Bank of Poland, registration proceedings and B2B negotiations. 

Her experience includes implementation of credit projects and project financing (preparation of transactional documentation, including standardized international templates), M&A projects for financial services clients (preparation of transactional plans, including regulatory aspects, implementation documentation, negotiations) and securitization projects.

She has published articles on payment services and AML and has led workshops on these subjects.

She earned an LL.M. in German law at the University of Regensburg.

Recent projects
  • Comprehensive advice for a global payment system on all legal aspects of its operations in Poland
  • Advising Polish payment institutions on online payment services
  • Advising several Polish payment institutions in fulfilling their AML obligations
  • Advising an American capital group on the cross-border merger between a German bank in the group and a Polish company
  • Advising on the division by spinoff of an acquirer and its sale to an investor