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60329 Frankfurt
GERMANY

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Kurt
Dr Kurt Dittrich
Partner
Linklaters LLP
Kurt Dittrich is the firm’s German senior partner and a member of the Executive Committee of the firm. He has extensive experience in structured capital markets products with a focus on true sale securitisations (term and conduit securitisations of different asset classes), structured covered bonds, synthetic securitisations, derivatives and other financing products.
Kurt has more than 25 years’ experience in capital markets law and has advised on many major transactions in the market. He is recommended as one of the leading lawyers in the area of structured finance by JUVE 2023/24 and IFLR1000 2023.
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Barbara
Barbara Lauer
Partner
Linklaters LLP
Barbara has specialised experience in debt capital markets products with a focus on asset-based structured finance, including, in particular, ESG transactions, project bonds, true sale and synthetic securitisation and other secured financing of various asset classes as well as derivatives. She is further specialised in portfolio and NPL transactions and their (re-) financing (in particular via structured finance solutions). Barbara is – as a former consumer litigator – an expert on German consumer credit law and leasing aspects.
She is rated as one of the most prominent female lawyers in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2023, as one of the leading lawyers in the area of structured finance by JUVE 2023/24 and as one of the "Next Generation Partners" in Legal 500 Germany 2023 in the area of structured finance and securitisation. She is further listed as "Highly regarded" in IFLR1000 2023 in the field of structured finance and securitisation and Chambers Europe 2023 ranks her as one of the recommended lawyers for structured finance in Germany.
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Burkhard
Dr Burkhard Rinne
Partner
Linklaters LLP
Dr Burkhard Rinne specialises in structured finance transactions (including securitisations, structured covered bonds, asset-based finance and other secured financings). He further advises on the clearing through central counterparties, on the settlement of securities, the pooling of cover assets as well as on regulatory capital relief structures for banks. He holds special expertise in transactions involving the use of the German refinancing register. Burkhard frequently advises banks and protection providers on guarantees issued for regulatory capital relief purposes, including in the form of synthetic securitisations.
He is listed as one of the "Next Generation Partners" in Legal 500 Germany 2023 for structured finance and securitisation and as "Highly regarded" by IFLR1000 2023 in the field of structured finance and securitisation. Burkhard is further recommended by Chambers Europe 2023 in the area of structured finance and securitisation.
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Jörg
Dr Jörg Fried
Partner
Linklaters LLP
Dr. Jörg Fried specialises in advising banks and corporates on all legal aspects in the area of financial derivatives, clearing of financial derivatives, repo and securities lending transactions as well as commodity derivatives and commodity trading (in particular energy trading). He has more than 20 years’ experience in advising clients in this area.
He is rated as one of the leading lawyers in the area of derivatives by Chambers Europe 2023 and is recommended by IFLR 1000 2023 in the categories derivatives and structured finance and securitisation.
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Jördis
Jördis Heckt-Harbeck
Counsel
Linklaters LLP
Jördis Heckt-Harbeck has specialised experience in debt capital markets products with a focus on asset-based structured finance, including, in particular, securitisations, warehouse financings (in particular in the area of fintech and digital business models), secured bank financings and other secured financing of various asset classes, borrowing base financings and other financing products.
She is listed as a "Rising Star" by Legal 500 Germany 2023 in the category structured finance and securitisation, as an "Up and Coming" Lawyer by Chambers Europe 2023 for structured finance and is also recommended by JUVE 2023/24 in the field of structured finance.
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About Linklaters

Linklaters is a leading international law firm and has advised on significant deals in over 100 countries. In addition to serving clients from our 31 offices and via our alliance with Allens and Webber Wentzel, Linklaters’ lawyers have expertise in key jurisdictions across Europe, US, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With more than 3,000 lawyers globally, our clients have access to market-leading practices and experts in relevant practice areas around the world.

 

Our structured finance offering

Our market-leading Linklaters structured finance team has advised on some of the most innovative transactions in the market.

We offer you first-class advisory expertise in all types of structured finance and securitisation transactions, inter alia repackaging structures, true sale and synthetic securitisations, warehouse and asset-based financings, structured derivatives transactions (total return swaps, repos, etc.), issuance programmes for structured investment products, NPL transactions or loan portfolio transfers. We are happy to assist you with your national and international projects.

For years, our team has been ranked in Band 1 in the category of structured finance and securitisation by legal directories like JUVE, Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

 

Our Linklaters podcast The Bottom Line

Our podcast gives insights to different financing options. Each episode covers 5 key things you need to know about a specific financing option including its functionality, target group, volumes and potential investors. We are welcoming clients and market participants to talk about their experiences with these financing options. Tune in to find out more: Link to The Bottom Line.

In this episode we share our key take-aways from the TSI congress in September 2023: Link and in this episode we are joined by Michael Osswald, the managing director at STS Verification International, exploring STS and Third Party Verification Link.

Our experts as speakers at TSI events

Barbara Lauer
Barbara Lauer

TSI Training

Frankfurt

24. September 2024

Legal & Documentation in Securitisation
Early bird discount until 13 August

Burkhard Rinne
Dr Burkhard Rinne
Barbara Lauer
Barbara Lauer
Jördis Heckt-Harbeck
Jördis Heckt-Harbeck

TSI Congress

Berlin

10. to 11. October 2024

Enabling the transition with asset based finance
Early bird discount until 30 June