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Lutz Auffenberg, German Attorney at Law, LL.M. (London, UK), Certified Specialist for Banking and Capital Markets Law
Lutz Auffenberg, German Attorney at Law, LL.M. (London, UK), Certified Specialist for Banking and Capital Markets Law

Lutz Auffenberg

German Attorney at Law, LL.M. (London, UK), Certified Specialist for Banking and Capital Markets Law

Attorney Lutz Auffenberg heads WINHELLER's banking and finance law practice. His clients include financial institutions – such as FinTech and cryptocurrency startups – as well as high net-worth individuals, large corporations and institutional and non-institutional investors. His services to clients include:

  • Advice on regulations and licensing requirements for financial service providers (e.g. BaFin licenses),
  • Counsel regarding the issuance of corporate bonds, participation rights and subordinated refinancing loans and
  • Drafting and negotiating company, trade and loan agreements.

Using his knowledge of capital investment law regulations and proceedings, Lutz Auffenberg provides clients with comprehensive representation in and out-of-court. And as a renowned international expert for the law of cryptocurrencies (incl. Blockchain), Attorney Auffenberg regularly presents at conferences regarding changes and trends in cryptocurrency regulation. Furthermore, he is WINHELLER’s representative to Digital Finance Lawyers, a network of law firms specializing in FinTech law, and an expert on matters related to the German Payment Services Supervision Act (ZAG).

As a fluent French-speaker, Lutz Auffenberg heads WINHELLER’s French Desk and attends to our French-speaking clients, who he advises alone and in coordination with other WINHELLER attorneys. As needed, Attorney Auffenberg also works with a network of colleagues in French-speaking countries and in the Belgian-German Lawyers Association.

Lutz Auffenberg studied law at Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany and Université de Liège, Belgium. During his practical training, he was employed by the Higher Regional Court of Duesseldorf. Prior to joining WINHELLER, he worked for a traditional Duesseldorf law firm in the field of business law and in the legal department of a large corporation in Hamburg.

Practices

Publications

  • Benötigen Stiftungen eine BaFin-Genehmigung?, Stefan Winheller and Lutz Auffenberg, Stiftungsmanagement, I/2017, p. 11f
  • Court rules on reasonableness of German payment method - Sofortüberweisung cannot be only payment means offered, Lutz Auffenberg, E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy - August 2015, p. 12

full list of publications

Associations and Volunteering

  • German Bar Association
  • Belgian-German Lawyers Association
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms
  • Primerus International Outside Corporate Counsel Practice Group
  • Deutsche Vereinigung für Finanzanalyse und Asset Management - DVFA e.V. 

Continuous Training

Holder of the DAV Certificates 2012 - 2016

Languages

German, English, French

References

  • Bitcoin Deutschland AG
    Comprehensive advise of the biggest German Bitcoin broker (bitcoin.de) on the cooperation with Fidor Bank AG
  • Coinfinity GmbH
    Advice of one of the leading Bitcoin businesses in Austria on banking supervision regarding expansion to Germany
  • CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., Ltd.
    Extensive Due Diligence and contract review

Die neusten Blog-Beiträge von Lutz Auffenberg

News

References

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Advising the nonprofit foundation (Germany's first crypto foundation) on its establishment as a hybrid foundation and equipping it with IOTA tokens.

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Advising the nonprofit foundation (Germany's first crypto foundation) on its establishment as a hybrid foundation and equipping it with IOTA tokens.

Contact

Contact

Awards

Juve Award Legal 500 Germany 2017 WINHELLER awarded Top Company Top Ranked Media Law Firm 2016
Focus Top Law Firm 2016