German Attorney at Law, LL.M. oec. int., Certified Banking & Capital Markets Law Specialist, Certified Public Manager
Andreas Warkentin advises and represents institutional and private investors in connection with capital markets and securities law. In cases of miscounseling, violation of the German Banking Act, breach of capital market information obligations or securities fraud, he enforces investors' claims for performance and damages in and out of court against investment advisors, banks, issuers of securities as well as other offerers of investment products. Andreas Warkentin works closely with our firm's cooperating partners when it comes to transnational issues.
Moreover, Andreas Warkentin advises financial service providers regarding questions of regulatory law and any potential risks of liability in terms of civil law. Thanks to his experience in representing investors he is well aware of potential risks of liability.
Andreas Warkentin additionally practices real estate law and provides advice on all issues related to the purchase of real estate. This refers both to the acquisition of real estate as capital investment and to foreign companies interested in establishing a business in Germany and therefore intending to purchase real estate for commercial use.
At the occasion of conferences on various topics of banking and capital markets law, Andreas Warkentin informs professional audiences on current developments, e.g. at the BANKING Lounge or PAYMENT congress in Frankfurt, Germany.
After studying at Wiesbaden University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration and obtaining the degree of a Certified Public Manager, Andreas Warkentin studied law at the University of Frankfurt. He received a Master of Laws degree in international economic law (LL.M. oec.int.) “with highest honors” (summa cum laude) from his postgraduate studies at the Institute of Business Law of the University of Halle.
Andreas Warkentin gained international experience while doing his mandatory legal internship in Edinburgh, GB. Following this, he was scientific assistant at the Chair for Public Law at Halle University. His dissertation-thesis on questions on German constitutional law is in progress.