Annerton-Rechtsanwältin & Partnerin Dr. Anna Izzo-Wagner

Dr Anna L. Izzo-Wagner, LL.M. Eur.


Dr. Anna Izzo-Wagner, LL.M. Eur. is a founding partner of Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. She is in charge of setting up and expanding the Frankfurt office – Annerton‘s fourth location. She is a renowned expert for banking supervisory and investment law as well as compliance and has extensive knowledge in advising banks and financial services institutions as well as FinTech companies in regulatory matters. In addition to providing continued advice to institutions and companies in all matters relating to supervisory law and investment supervisory law, she is particularly specialised in digitisation projects for institutions.

Dr. Anna Izzo-Wagner is a regular speaker at specialist lectures and events in the area of finance.


  • Since 2020: Founding partner, Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • 2010–2020: Partner, Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
  • 2008–2010: Lawyer, Beiten Burkhardt Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • 2006–2008: Lawyer, Melchers Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
  • 2008: PhD, Thesis about conflict of laws and company law after the latest CJEU case law and European statutory standards, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt a.M.
  • 2005: Masters Degree in European banking and business law, Frankfurt
  • 1998–2003: Law degree, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt a.M.
  • 1997–1998: Legal studies, Universitá degli Studi Firenze, Italy


  • Banking supervisory law
  • Banking law
  • Compliance
  • Financial services law
  • Anti-money laundering law
  • Investment supervisory law
  • Crypto & digitisation
  • Outsourcing
  • Payment services supervisory law
  • Payment services law


  • Analyse und Bewertung des Entwurfs einer BaFin-Richtlinie für nachhaltige Investmentvermögen (BaFin-Konsultation 13/2021), Recht der Finanzinstrumente – Ausgabe 1. 2022, Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Februar 2022 (with Ahn-Vu Tran)
  • Regierungsentwurf zur Einführung von Sondervorschriften für die Sanierung und Abwicklung von zentralen Gegenparteien, DER BETRIEB 44, co-author (Government bill on the introduction of special rules for the restructuring and liquidation of central counterparties)
  • (Co-)publisher of a commentary on the German Investment Act (VermAnlG), Erich Schmidt-Verlag, 2016
  • Commentary in the Frankfurter Kommentar zum Kapitalanlagerecht (KAGB), 2016
  • Die EuVECA-VO – eine Sackgasse der Verwaltungspraxis? (Co-author), in: BKR 2015, 101 (The EU Venture Capital Regulation – a dead end in administrative practice?)
  • Commentary on the German Capital Investment Act (KAGB), Erich Schmidt-Verlag (Beckmann / Scholtz / Vollmer – Investment), 2014
  • Commentary on the German Capital Investment Act (KAGB), De Gruyter-Verlag, 2014
  • Praktische Hürden der EuVECA-Verordnung (co-author), in: BKR 2014, 242 (Practical hurdles of the EU Venture Capital Regulation)
  • Der kleine AIFM: Wie light ist die Regulierung (co-author), in: Die Bank, 2014 (The little AIFM: how light is the regulation)
  • Das Schuldscheindarlehen (co-author), in: Fremdfinanzierung für den Mittelstand – Alternativen zum Bankkredit (Bösl/Schimpfky/von Beauvais), 2013 (Bonded loans, in: Debt finance for medium-sized companies – alternatives to bank loans)
  • Geschlossene Fonds: Auf dem Weg zu einem neuen Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch (co-author), in: Die Bank, 2013 (Closed funds: en route to a new Capital Investment Act)
  • Geschlossene Fonds im Fokus der Regulierer (Co-Autor), in: Die Bank, 2012 (Closed funds in the focus of the regulators)
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