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Martin Scharnke


Frankfurt am Main

Scharnke Martin
Martin Scharnke


Frankfurt am Main

Martin specialises in advising on the issuance of bonds (including Namensschuldverschreibungen) and structured products, including related regulatory matters.

Another focus of his practice is the advice on structured finance and securitisation transactions (encompassing true sale and synthetic structures in a wide variety of asset classes).

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News: 18 May 2021

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News: 09 November 2020

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Frankfurt am Main

Allen & Overy LLP
Bockenheimer Landstraße 2
60306 Frankfurt am Main

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Exempt European lawyer, England and Wales, 2014

Admitted as assessor, Germany, 2004

Admitted as Rechtsanwalt, Germany, 2004

Admitted as referendar, Germany, 2001


Second German Law Degree, 2004

First German Law Degree, 2001

Published work

  • Martin Scharnke (2012) "The EU Prospectus Reform 2012 and Consequences for Structured Products Prospectuses", Cap Law - Swiss Capital Markets Law, p. 3 et sqq.