Dr. Jochen Seitz

Dr. Jochen Seitz


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 69 96 23 6700

Fax +49 69 962 36 100

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Clients praise his "reliable leadership and ability to thoroughly assess matters to take into transactions and projects."

Chambers Global, 2017, and Chambers Europe, 2017

Jochen Seitz advises underwriters 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, PRIIPs, and Benchmark Regulation.

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


Capital Markets: Debt Capital Markets
Legal 500 EMEA (Germany)


Banking and Finance: Financial Services: Regulatory
Legal 500 EMEA (Germany)


Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation
Legal 500 EMEA (Germany)


Frequently mentioned lawyer for Capital Markets


Leading name in banking and regulatory
JUVE handbook


Recommended lawyer for Debt Issues and Structured Finance
JUVE handbook


Capital Markets: Derivatives (Germany)
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe


Capital Markets: Debt (Germany)
Chambers Global and Chambers Europe


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


Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation, Germany, Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA

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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