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Dr. Nick Wittek
Partner

Contact

(T) +49.69.9726.3917
(F) +49.69.9726.3993

Education

  • University of Augsburg (Dr. jur. 2004); Second State Examination (Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, 2000); Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (First State Examination 1998); University of London (LL.B. with honors 1996); King's College London (Diploma in Legal Studies 1995)

Bar Admissions

  • Federal Republic of Germany and England and Wales

Nick Wittek has a unique skill set of combining structured finance, derivatives, and asset management experience with technological innovation, with a current focus on blockchain. With more than 15 years of experience, he is a go-to adviser for financial institutions, asset managers, and institutional clients to advise on the structuring, regulation, and documentation of structured finance transactions. Nick has an extensive background working on securitizations, loan funds, ABS, CLOs, Schuldschein loans, ABCP programs, (ISDA)-based swaps and derivatives, (secured) repos, structured covered bonds, repackagings, secured note programs, asset-based lending, factoring and supply chain financings, as well as portfolio transactions.

Nick has a wide range of experience in capital markets, clearing, securities settlement, and tax issues related to derivatives and financing transactions. He regularly advises on regulatory questions regarding financial products, including EMIR, CRD IV/CRR, Solvency II, AIFMD, and the German Capital Investment Act (Kapitalanlagegesetz), and regulatory investment restrictions under the Investment Ordinance (Anlageverordnung).

Nick is recommended by JUVE for structured finance transactions. He has (co-)authored several articles on securitizations and loan funds in Germany and also ran a webinar series on debt funds in Germany.


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