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Dr. Jochen Seitz


Dr. Jochen Seitz

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.

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

Chambers Global, 2017, and Chambers Europe, 2017

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.

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)


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

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