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Dr. Verena Ritter-Döring

Senior Associate

Dr. Verena Ritter-Döring

Verena Ritter-Döring 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 and payments law. She also offers advice to 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 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.

Representative experience

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 incl. 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.

Advising a Swiss bank on establishing a subsidiary and the request for a financial services authorisation in Germany.

Advising a Swiss bank on drafting of client documentation pursuant to the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG).

Education and admissions


  • Dr. iur., Goethe University Frankfurt, 2011
  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt, 2011
  • First State Exam in Law, Goethe University Frankfurt, 2005

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