Alexander Kersten, LL.M. / M.A. | Frankfurt | Hogan Lovells

Alexander Kersten, LL.M. / M.A.

Senior Business Lawyer Global Regulatory


English, German


Alexander Kersten, LL.M. / M.A.
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Alexander Kersten advises national and international credit institutions, financial services institutions and payment institutions on German and European supervisory law.

Alexander supports companies in BaFin licensing procedures and other authorizations for the provision and/or distribution of banking, financial and payment services. Furthermore, he advises on crypto-assets and their licensing requirements in the financial sector.

A further practice area of Alexander is advising companies on matters relating to money laundering law, managing compliance projects and the documentation of risk management requirements. In the context of the acquisition or increase of a significant holding in an institution, he supports the companies in the owner control procedure.

Alexander completed a Master's degree in Business Law (LL.M.) with a focus on banking and insurance law and a Master's degree in Business Administration (M.A.) with a focus on corporate management. Prior to his studies, Alexander completed an education as a bank clerk.


  • M.A. Applied Economics, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, 2022
  • LL.M. Banking and Financial Law, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, 2020
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Corporate and Business Law, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, 2018
  • Bank Clerk, Bethmannschule Frankfurt, 2014