Dr. Andreas Fillmann’s practice focuses on corporate finance, financial regulatory, compliance including data protection, banking and capital markets. The quality of his work is consistently mentioned in the JUVE Handbook of German Corporate and Commercial Law Firms and in the Nomos Handbook. Chambers Global has listed Andreas as a leading individual for banking and finance matters in Germany since 2012.
He is a member of the European Finance Association, International Banking Federation, SAFE, International Bankers Forum, Center for International Legal Studies, Deutsches Aktieninstitut and the German and Frankfurt Bar Association.
His lengthy industry experience in the corporate finance, banking and capital markets industries includes various corporate finance structures, finance regulation, debt and equity funding, compliance including data protection, structured finance, syndicated loans and derivatives. He also represents various types of investments funds in issues relating to their investments and the related investment law. Andreas has advised FinTechs, financial institutions and international banks in relation to license applications with the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).
Andreas has considerable experience advising on the EU regulatory framework (e.g. GDPR, PSD, EMIR, CRR/CRV, MiFiD/MiFiR) for the financial service industry and also has broad experience in derivatives, including advising a central bank, investment banks and funds on their related derivative activities. In addition, he has advised on a large number of capital markets transactions in relation to both equity and debt finance, including primary and secondary stock placements and the issue of stand-alone and structured bonds, Schuldscheine, and medium-term notes (MTNs). He has advised on a wide range of financial services policy and compliance matters relating to risk management, payment and clearing and data protection.
Prior to joining us, he was a partner at a major US-based law firm, where he advised on a broad range of capital markets, bank insolvency and bank regulatory matters. Before that, Andreas led the legal department at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi subsidiary and branch in Frankfurt, where he advised the bank in a broad range of corporate, bank regulatory, finance and capital market matters.
Andreas is the author of several articles on bank finance and capital markets-related issues and a speaker at numerous legal and industry conferences in Germany and abroad.