Annerton consolidates position in Chambers ranking as leading law firm in the fintech sector
Munich, 06.12.2023 – Annerton is proud to once again be placed in the prestigious 1st band in the Fintech sector in the latest Chambers and Partners ranking. Chambers and Partners is internationally renowned for its detailed analysis and evaluation of law firms and lawyers. Being ranked in Band 1 for the fourth consecutive year highlights Annerton’s expertise and broad industry knowledge in fintech legal advice.
Annerton Luxembourg further expands investment fund practice with Peter Sasse
At the beginning of November, the experienced fund lawyer Peter Sasse joined the law firm Annerton, which specialises in financial regulatory law, as a partner at the Luxembourg office.
Annerton advises Volksbank Mittweida on TresorToken for precious metals
Frankfurt am Main, 18 April 2023 – Annerton, one of the leading German law firms in the field of blockchain technology, has successfully advised Volksbank Mittweida eG on the launch of a novel blockchain-based safe deposit box, the TresorToken for precious metals.
Annerton advises Tangany on cooperation with dwpbank for platform “wpNex” for regulated trading of digital assets
Frankfurt am Main, 3 April 2023 – In cooperation with Tangany GmbH, Deutsche WertpapierService Bank AG (dwpbank) launched its platform “wpNex”, which enables around 1,200 banks and Sparkassen to offer their customers trading as well as custody of digital assets. Annerton provided legal advice to Tangany on the implementation of the project.
Exit Nasim Jenkouk
Nasim Jenkouk has left our law firm as of 28.02.2023. You can reach Nasim Jenkouk under the number 0170/ 7018398.
The Legal 500: Annerton named leading law firm in FinTech
Berlin/Frankfurt a. M./Munich, 17 February 2023 – With its FinTech practice, Annerton has made it into Tier 1 in the newly published “The Legal 500” ranking, making it the leading law firm in Germany. At the same time, Annerton is now among the leading law firms for financial market supervision three years in a row.
Annerton advises FinTech-Volksbank VVRB on cooperation with tax platform Zasta
Berlin, 15 February 2023 – Vereinigte Volksbank Raiffeisenbank cooperates with Zasta, Germany’s leading tax advisor platform, for the offer of a new fronting product, a 75% immediate tax payment. As part of the cooperation, Annerton advised FinTech-Volksbank comprehensively on all legal issues.
Annerton among Germany’s top law firms in Chambers FinTech Guide 2023 for the 3rd time
Munich, 8 December 2022 – The internationally renowned ranking house Chambers & Partners has ranked the boutique law firm Annerton among Germany’s top law firms in FinTech for the 3rd year in a row. Already in the founding year 2020, Annerton appeared alongside names of established large law firms in Tier 3, as well as in Tier 1 the following year and now also in the recently published ranking for 2023.
Annerton advises Solaris on acquisition of ADAC credit card portfolio
Berlin, 5 October 2022 – Solaris appointed as the new co-branding partner for the credit card portfolio of the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC). Annerton partner Dr Susanne Grohé was the legal advisor to Solaris in cooperation with LMPS Rechtsanwälte.
Tom Braegelmann joins Annerton
Berlin, 4 October 2022 – Tom Braegelmann joins FinTech law firm Annerton as Of Counsel on 1 October 2022. Tom Braegelmann is an experienced restructuring and insolvency law expert who is also specialised in fintech/DLT/crypto and IT law, including in an insolvency context, since 2016.
Annerton further expands its compliance practice with new partner in Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main, 18 July 2022 – The law firm Annerton is further expanding its expertise in the area of compliance with Sebastian Glaab as a new partner in the team. The lawyer with 12 years of professional experience as a compliance officer and money laundering officer of an internationally active CRR credit institution will strengthen the office in Frankfurt am Main from now on.
Annerton advises DZ Bank on the implementation of its DLT-based “Pay per Use” business
Frankfurt am Main, 14 June 2022 – DZ Bank is launching a new blockchain-based billing model and is thus one of the first major German banks to implement the Industry 4.0 trend “Pay per Use” in a forward-looking banking business model. Annerton supported DZ Bank with legal and blockchain related advice.
Annerton provides legal advice to crypto platform Coinpanion on German market entry
Frankfurt am Main, 5 May 2022 – The Austrian crypto start-up Coinpanion has brought three valuable partners on board – the German institutions Bankhaus Scheich, Bankhaus von der Heydt and Concedus – and thus laid the foundation for its entry into the German market. Annerton took over the legal advice of the asset manager for crypto assets.
Annerton was again successfully ranked by leading publishers
Munich 31. January 2022 – In the current rankings of the leading publishing houses Chambers & Partners, Juve Verlag and The Legal 500, Annerton was once again successfully ranked. The FinTech law firm makes it into Band 1 in the Chambers & Partners ranking in the category FinTech Legal Germany.
Annerton advises Tangany on successful crypto custody license application
Frankfurt am Main, October 6, 2021 – Tangany is the ”first” German firm to obtain BaFin’s permission to hold digital assets in custody for third parties. In the license application process, Annerton provided legal advice to the Munich-based FinTech, which can now count itself among the few regulated service providers with a crypto custody license. Tangany is a B2B white label provider that has been on the market since 2018 with its custody suite for the safekeeping of digital assets.
Annerton advises Stokr on BaFin authorisation for Bitcoin-blockchain-based security token offering for Exordium
Frankfurt am Main, 22 September 2021 – Annerton advised Stokr on all DLT and regulatory issues in its application for BaFin permission for a Bitcoin-based Security Token Offering (STO) for video game provider Exordium. On 17 September 2021, the STO was officially approved by BaFin, which is unique in using a Liquid Blockchain and issuing in security token, instead of the previously used Etherum-blockchain. The investment platform Stokr has been offering token-based financial products to retail and institutional investors since 2017.
Annerton advises FinTecSystems on sale to Tink
Munich, 20 May 2021 – In the acquisition by open banking platform Tink AB, Annerton advised FinTecSystems GmbH on regulatory issues, in particular on the drafting of the purchase agreement and with regard to the ownership control procedure. FinTecSystems is one of the leading German FinTechs for open banking infrastructure, whose clients include over 150 banks and FinTechs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Annerton named one of the best commercial law firms in Germany
Hamburg/Munich, 19 May 2021 – The magazine brandeins /thema has included Annerton in its list of the best commercial law firms in Germany. The law firm, founded in 2020, is listed as Tier 3 in the area of “Banks” and Tier 4 overall.
Annerton continues to grow with new investment law partner
Frankfurt, 10 May 2021 – In July, the law firm Annerton, which specialises in regulatory law in the financial industry, is taking investment lawyer Anh-Vu Tran (36) on board as a partner at its Frankfurt office.
Dr. Jörg Streissle joins Annerton
Munich, 30 March 2021 – Since March 2021, Dr. Jörg Streissle strengthens the team of Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in Munich as Of Counsel. Streissle has many years of in-house experience. Since 2006, he has headed the legal department of Merck Finck Privatbankiers AG.
Annerton provides regulatory advice to smava on the acquisition of Finanzcheck
Berlin/Frankfurt a.M./Munich, February 12, 2021 – Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH has provided regulatory advice to smava GmbH, a leading platform for consumer loans in Germany, on the acquisition of 100 percent of FFG FINANZCHECK GmbH.
The Legal 500: Annerton climbs the rankings from a standing start
Berlin/Frankfurt a. M. /Munich/Luxembourg, 27 January 2021 – In the current “The Legal 500” ranking for Germany, Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH achieves excellent rankings.
Annerton appoints new partners
Berlin/Munich, 18 January 2021 – Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH has appointed Nasim Jenkouk and Dr. Florian Lörsch as partners.
Annerton successfully advises Berlin FinTech Vanta regarding the creation of a smart corporate credit card
Munich / Berlin, 23 June 2020 – Annerton has successfully advised Nufin GmbH, a company acting under the brand name Vanta with respect to the creation of a new smart corporate credit card solution.
Annerton to open a new office in Frankfurt am Main
Munich/Frankfurt a. M., 14 May 2020 – On 1 June 2020 Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH will open a new office in Frankfurt a. M.
Annerton supports PAVIS Payments with successful application for a licence as a payment institution
Munich, 12 February 2020 – Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH has successfully supported PAVIS Payments GmbH with the application for a licence pursuant to Section 10 para. 2 sentence 1 No. 1 of the German Payment Services Supervision Act (ZAG), Guideline 3 of the EBA Guidelines.
Setting the right tone in the world of law – Annerton
On 1 January 2020, independent law firm Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH started its operations. It specialises in banking, financial services and the digital economy.