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Wolfgang Melzer


Frankfurt am Main

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Melzer Wolfgang
Wolfgang Melzer


Frankfurt am Main

Wolfgang advises on banking and finance law with a particular focus on asset finance (aircraft, rolling stock, ships) and cross-border lease financings (operate leases, finance leases), including with a tax and accounting background, representing providers of both equity and debt capital as well as lessors and lessees. Project finance, in particular renewables, is his second core focus.

Wolfgang also advises both banks and borrowers on real estate financings as well as on general corporate finance matters.



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Frankfurt am Main

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Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 1994


Diploma, Advanced European Studies, College Of Europe, Bruges, Belgium, 1991

Published work

Melzer W. (2005) "Der Schadensausgleich nach dem Luftsicherheitsgesetz", article in NVwZ, 12/2005

Melzer W. (2005) "US-Cross-Border-Leasing", Commentary in Eildienst-Information fuer Rat und Verwaltung, Heft 318, 03/2005

Melzer W., Kurkowski F. (2004) "Risiken ausgewogen verteilen, Im Vergleich zu ueblichen Vorhaben sind PPP-Modelle strukturell anspruchsvoller", ZfK, 06/200

Melzer W. (2003) "Die Zwangsvollstreckung in Luftfahrzeuge aus deutschem Registerpfandrecht", ZLW, 52. Jg., 4/2003

Melzer W., Kurkowski F. (2003) "Leasing kennt keine Grenzen", IT-Business News, Ausgabe 48, 11/2003

Melzer W. (2003) "US-Cross-Border-Leasing - Moeglichkeiten zur Linderung der Finanznot von Nahverkehrsbetrieben", Nahverkehrspraxis, Jan/Feb/2003

Melzer W. (2003) "Kein Ausverkauf deutscher Kommunen - ueber das US-Cross-Border-Leasing", article in Handelsblatt, 23/04/03