Dr. Verena Ritter-Döring
Verena advises her clients on banking supervisory and investment law. She advises German and international banks, financial services and payment institutions on all aspects of banking supervisory law, compliance, payments law and capital management companies and funds on investment law aspects, in particular on licensing issues, organizational obligations, own funds requirements and rules of conduct.
She further advises on the regulatory requirements of M&A transactions, the introduction and the distribution of new financial products and on the structuring of investment funds. She also advises non-banks on licensing obligations under the German Banking Act (KWG). Before joining Hogan Lovells in 2015, Verena worked for several years in a major British law firm in the area of financial regulatory law.
Areas of Focus
Advising on and drafting of the application for a German fund management company who exclusively manages real estate funds
Advising a UK funds manager on the distribution of special assets in Germany
Advising a German bank on organizational requirements under the German Banking Act (KWG)
Advising a British bank on the introduction of several financial products for the German market and their cross-border distribution in Germany including client documentation
Advising an international bank on investigations by the German and other European supervisory authorities regarding compliance issues
Advising a payment service provider on the European interchange fee (IF) regulation