With more than 20 years of product experience, Ulf Kreppel's practice focuses on securitization and structured finance involving a broad variety of asset classes. He has worked with financial institutions as well as alternative capital providers (in their various roles). His experience includes complex and multijurisdictional, public and private traditional and synthetic securitizations, asset-based lending, and covered bond financings that have been part of stand-alone term transactions, warehousing deals, or asset-backed commercial paper programs. Ulf advises on a broad range of asset classes, including auto loans and leases, commercial and noncommercial real estate loans, and trade receivables. He also represents two major European financial institutions as counsel for their asset-backed commercial paper programs (ABCP).
During his professional career, Ulf has advised on a number of innovative and market-first transactions and participated in several legislative initiatives, most recently in relation to implementation of a legal framework for simple, transparent, and standardized securitizations and the blockchain-based settlement of securities under an ABCP program. As an integrated part of his practice, he also advises on derivatives (including credit derivatives) and has significant experience dealing with regulatory, capital markets, and tax-related issues pertaining to structured financings. Most recently, Ulf also has been advising on IBOR transition matters.
Ulf is recognized as a leading German lawyer in the areas of capital markets, structured finance, and securitization by IFLR 1000, JUVE, Chambers, and PLC Which lawyer? He has coauthored several articles on the legal risks and structural solutions for securitizations in Germany.
Act to Mitigate the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic Under Germany's Civil, Insolvency and Criminal Procedure Law of 27 March 2020
Bank of England Publishes Discussion Paper on Risk Management Systems for Collateral Referencing LIBOR
- September 2017
Blockchain und Verbriefung - Die perfekte Symbiose (Blockchain and Securitization - The Perfect Match), Risiko Manager 09/2017
- September 27 - 28, 2018
TSI Congress 2018—Securitisation and Asset-Based Finance in Times of Change
- September 28 - 29, 2017
TSI Congress 2017
"Ulf Kreppel is a well-regarded structured finance expert."Chambers Global
- Second State Examination (Regional Court of Karlsruhe, 1995); Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg (First State Examination 1993)
- Federal Republic of Germany — Rechtsanwalt (lawyer) and solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Named "Lawyer of the Year" for structured finance by Handelsblatt (2021), Germany's leading business publication, and the only lawyer in Germany to receive the award in this category
Regularly recommended in the areas of capital markets law, structured finance, and securitizations by IFLR 1000, JUVE (client quote, "highly professional & reliable"), Chambers Europe, and PLC Which lawyer?
- German and English