Dr. Jochen Seitz

Dr. Jochen Seitz

Partner, Frankfurt

Email jochen.seitz@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 69 96 23 6700

Fax +49 69 962 36 100

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupFinance

"one of the most high-profile competitors" and "extremely good, thorough advisor" (competitor)

JUVE handbook, 2017

Jochen Seitz advises consortium banks and issuers on the entire range of debt capital markets and derivatives transactions, including investment grade bonds, debt issuance programs, structured notes, securitized derivatives and OTC derivatives as well as certificates of indebtedness (Schuldscheine).

Furthermore, his practice covers financial services where he advises banks, exchanges and other infrastructure providers among others in connection with the trading of commodity derivatives and cross-border financial services as well as on current changes on European level, especially MiFID II/MiFIR and EMIR.

Jochen is lecturer at the University of Munich on regulatory law. He is author in one of the leading legal commentaries on the German Securities Prospectus Act.

Awards and recognitions


Leading name in banking and regulatory
JUVE handbook


Recommended lawyer for Debt Issues and Structured Finance
JUVE handbook


Leading lawyer for Capital Markets: Derivatives – Band 3
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe


Leading lawyer for Capital Markets: Debt – Band 4
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe


Recommended lawyer for Financial Services: Regulatory, Debt Capital Markets and Structured Finance and Securitisation
Legal 500 Deutschland


Leading lawyer for Capital Markets – Debt and Derivatives as well as Structured Finance and Securitization
IFLR 1000

Education and admissions


Dr. iur., JMU Würzburg (Julius-Maximilians-Universität), 1999

Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, 1999

First State Exam in Law, JMU Würzburg (Julius-Maximilians-Universität), 1996


German Derivatives Association (Deutscher Derivate Verband)

Representative experience

Advising issuers and arrangers on the establishment and annual updates of EMTN programs for bonds.

Advising leading issuers of certificates and warrants on the annual update of their programs as well as ongoing issuances.

Advising Raiffeisen Bank International regarding the issuance of subordinated bonds and the structuring of additional tier 1 instruments.*

Advising various banks regarding new regulatory requirements according to MiFID II/MiFIR and OTC derivatives (EMIR/Dodd-Frank Act).*

Advising banks regarding the restructuring of bonds.*

Advising leading issuers of structured securities regarding the distribution of financial instruments (KAGB application, cost transparency).*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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