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About Jan Struckmann

Jan focuses on financial regulation, capital markets law, corporate law and M&A in the financial sector.

His expertise includes:

  • Licensing requirements for banks, investment firms and payment service providers
  • Bank governance
  • Bank contract law, in particular terms and conditions
  • AML compliance
  • Litigation in the financial sector

He speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Advising SEB on its acquisition of Lufthansa AirPlus Servicekartengesellschaft mbH
  • Advising leading financial institutions on regulatory issues, including resolution planning, governance structures, CRR and MiFID.
  • Hamburg Commercial Bank on its move to the voluntary German deposit protection scheme
  • Visa on its acquisition of Tink AB
  • DVB Bank with respect to a cross-border merger with its Dutch entity to establish DVB Bank SE
  • NREP on the acquisition of the real estate credit business from M3 Capital Partners
  • Speedster Bidco GmbH on the sale of all shares in FFG FINANZCHECK Finanzportale GmbH to smava GmbH, a leading specialized online consumer financing platform


Jan is admitted as a lawyer in Germany (Rechtsanwalt).

He studied law at the University of Muenster.

Jan spent his legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Hamm with stages at the German Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), Freshfields and a large Swiss bank.