Dr. Andreas Fillmann is a financial services partner in Frankfurt. Andreas’ core areas are corporate finance, financial regulatory, 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.

    He is a member of the European Finance Association, International Banking Forum, Center for International Legal Studies, Deutsches Aktieninstitut, German Blockchain Association and the German and Frankfurt Bar Association.

    Andreas advises, in particular, on regulatory issues and represents German and international banks and funds. Furthermore, he advises banks, funds, and national and international companies on financing (equity and debt capital) and aspects relating to capital market law. His experience with derivatives includes, in particular, advising banks, investment banks and hedge funds on swaps and security/hedging transactions on the basis of various national and international framework agreements. Andreas also accompanied a large number of capital market transactions, as well as in connection with both equity and debt capital, including primary and secondary placement of shares, the issue of standalone and structured bonds and issuing programmes for medium-term bonds (MTNs), acting both for issuers and syndicate banks.

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    • Advising several fintech and blockchain companies regarding corporate law, and European and national regulatory matters.
    • Advising banks and financial institutions seated in Germany regarding EU and national regulatory matters (e.g. Basel III, CRR, CRD IV, EMIR, MiFiDPSD and FATCA) including risk management, data protection, compliance and payment services.
    • Advising various national and international investment companies regarding regulatory requirements with respect to management and distribution.
    • Advising a Vietnam-based bank on its German branch license application.
    • Advising a Slovak Republic-based company on the issue of a
    • €85 million assignable loan agreement (Schuldscheindarlehen).
    • Advising several German and UK-based companies regarding listings on the Frankfurt stock exchange, as well as other national and international stock exchanges.
    • Advising an Iceland-based bank in a distressed situation on various banking and capital market matters.
    • Advising an EU central bank on various derivative transactions.
    • Advising Investitionsbank Berlin on various bank and capital market aspects.
    • Advising national and international entrepreneurs regarding financing matters.

    Education

    • University of Mainz, Ph.D., 1991
    • Higher Regional Court of Koblenz, Second State Examination, 1987
    • University of Mainz, First State Examination, 1984

    Admissions

    • Germany, 1988

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • European Finance Association
    • International Banking Forum
    • Center for International Legal Studies
    • Deutsches Aktieninstitut
    • German Blockchain Association
    • German and Frankfurt Bar Association

    Languages

    • English
    • German

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    • Co-Author, “Key Legal Issues for Business in Germany”, LinkedIn, March 2020.
    • Author, “Securities Finance 2020”, Germany chapter, Lexology –Getting the Deal Through – Securities Finance, March 2020.
    • Author, “Securities Finance 2019”, Germany chapter, Lexology –Getting the Deal Through – Securities Finance, May 2019.
    • Author, “Securities Finance 2018”, Germany chapter, Lexology –Getting the Deal Through – Securities Finance, May 2018.
    • Author, “Validity Of Bridge Loans In Pre-Insolvency Scenarios In Germany”, 28 September 2017.
    • Author, “European Central Bank Launches Public Consultation on Guidance to Banks on Non-Performing Loans”, 22 September 2016.
    • Author, “The Act on Fighting Corruption in the Healthcare Sector”, 15 July 2016.
    • Author, “German Administrator of Maple Bank GmbH seeks Chapter 15 Recognition in US”, 24 February 2016.
    • Author, “Hypo Group Alpe Adria AG’s Bondholders Resist Cramdown in Austria”, 26 January 2016.
    • Author, “EMIR Mandatory Clearing Will Start On 21 June 2016”, 16 December 2015.
    • Author, “German Data Protection Commissioners question the use of BCR and Model Clauses in Data Transfers to the US”, 6 November 2015.
    • Author, “German Creditors Challenge Failure of Austrian Hypo Alpe- Adria-Bank”, 1 October 2015.
    • Author, “Update on HETA Asset Resolution AG re: Failed Austrian Bank”, 4 September 2015.
    • Author, “Institutions Failing or Likely to Fail – New European Banking Association (EBA) Guidelines”, 7 August 2015.
    • Author, “Better Protection For Bank Customers Under New German Law”, 21 May 2015.
    • Author, “The European Union Reaches Agreement on New Insolvency Regulation”, 6 March 2015.

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