Johannes advises national and international clients on banking regulatory issues and finance law.
Johannes is a member of our Banking & Finance Practice Group and is based in Frankfurt.
His daily work is focused on regulatory issues regarding credit institutions, financial services institutions, payment service providers, e-money institutions and investment funds as well as the interdependence of regulation and digitization. This involves giving advice on various matters to FinTech, InsurTech and RegTech companies as well as their investors. Johannes works on questions resulting from licensing, registrations and alternative structures, and also advises on anti-money laundering, especially in connection with e-money.
Additonally, Johannes works on cross border financing matters, in particular regarding project financing in relation to renewable energy projects.
After studying law at the University of Bonn, Johannes passed his second state examination in Cologne. During his legal clerkship, Johannes gained experience working in different areas – law firms, legal departments, courts and the finance authority – as well as international experience with a law firm in Atlanta, USA, where he worked on cross border matters.