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Dr Stefan Henkelmann


Frankfurt am Main

Henkelmann Stefan
Dr Stefan Henkelmann


Frankfurt am Main

Stefan is an Attorney with broad expertise advising on German and international capital markets transactions.

Stefan specialises in advising on securitisations and other structured finance transactions (covering true sale, secured loan and synthetic structures across a broad range of asset classes) and on restructurings in the capital markets sector (including bond restructurings and restructurings of securitisations and related assets). Another focus of his practice is the advice on bond transactions including Pfandbriefe, covered bonds, structured notes, hybrid and corporate bonds.

Stefan has also broad experience in advising on all related regulatory and insolvency law matters. He is a lecturer for capital markets law at the Institute for Law and Finance of the Goethe University Frankfurt.


Frankfurt am Main

Allen & Overy LLP
Bockenheimer Landstraße 2
60306 Frankfurt am Main

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Assessor, Germany, 2002

Referendar, Germany, 2000


Dr iur, Julius-Maximilians University of Würzburg, Germany, 2008

Second German Law Degree, 2002

First German Law Degree, 2000

News & insights

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Publications: 29 NOVEMBER 2021

Latest RTS for taxonomy and SFDR – detailed product disclosure regime

As the start date for the EU Taxonomy Regulation looms, the ESAs have published their final draft of the RTS for the taxonomy’s product disclosure requirements. 

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view of Berlin - new coalition agreement

Publications: 29 NOVEMBER 2021

Germany's new coalition agreement: Change is afoot for the financial services industry?

The three political parties set to form the next German government published a coalition agreement on 24 November. Its part on the German and European financial market in most respects seems to…

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Publications: 12 MAY 2021

A new era of Securities Law has begun: Electronic Securities Act (eWpG) comes into force

On 6 May 2021, the German Bundestag adopted the Electronic Securities Act (eWpG) in the form proposed by the Finance Committee.

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Allen & Overy’s Fintech group returns as contributing editor to the second edition of Global Legal Insights Guide to: Fintech 2020

Publications: 27 AUGUST 2020

Allen & Overy’s Fintech group returns as contributing editor to the second edition of Global Legal Insights Guide to: Fintech 2020

For the second consecutive year, Allen & Overy is featured as Contributing Editor of the second edition of Global Legal Insights GLI Guide to: Fintech 2020. As part of our role as Contributing Editor,…

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Published work

  • Henkelmann/Scharnke, International Comparative Legal Guides – Securitisation 2020, 13th ed. 2020, Germany chapter, p. 133 et seq. 
  • Henkelmann/Dahmen, The International Capital Markets Review, 9th ed. 2019, Germany chapter, p. 89 et seq. (10th edition 2020 will be published shortly) 
  • Behrens/Henkelmann/Schadtle, Global Legal Insights – Fintech, 2nd ed. 2020, Germany chapter, p. 91 et seq. 
  • Kunschke/Henkelmann, Global Legal Insights – Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation, 1st ed. 2019, Germany chapter, p. 292 et seq. 
  • Henkelmann, Die Verbriefung von plattform-generierten Darlehensforderungen – MPL-Verbriefungen [The Securitisation of Platform generated Loan Receivables – MPL Securitisations], in: Kunschke/Schaffehuber (Ed.), FinTech, 2018
  • Henkelmann/Ascherfeld, Securitisation in Shipping, in; Marine Money, 2016
  • Geier/Henkelmann: "New Regulatory Developments for the Use of Derivatives in Structured Finance Transactions", in: Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation (JIBLR), volume 29, issue 3, 2014, p. 191 et seqq. 
  • Henkelmann/Geier: "EMIR – Auswirkungen auf Verbriefungstransaktionen" [EMIR – Impact on Securitisation Transactions], in: Risikomanager, issue 19, 2013, p. 11 et seqq.
  • Henkelmann: "Debt Refinancing and Restructuring", in: Lawyer Monthly Magazine – Legal Focus – Germany: Debt Refinancing and Restructuring, July 2013
  • Kusserow/Henkelmann: "Neue Perspektiven für Whole Business Securitisations?" [New Perspectives for Whole Business Securitisations?], in: Risiko Manager, 19/2012, p. 12 et seqq. 
  • Henkelmann S. (2009): "Schwebende Vertraege in der Insolvenz – Zum Wahlrecht des Insolvenzverwalters nach § 103 InsO", Hamburg 2009