Rechtsanwalt und Partner Christian Walz - Annerton

Christian Walz


Christian Walz is one of the founding partners of Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. He advises domestic and international companies from the payment services, customer loyalty & vouchers, identity management as well as credit & finance business industries regarding all issues relating to payment services & payment services supervisory law, banking & banking supervisory law as well as anti-money laundering law.

Christian Walz is co-author of the Commentary on Payment Transaction Law by Ellenberger/Findeisen/Nobbe. Additionally, he is the co-initiator and part of the core team of authors of our blog “PAYMENT.TECHNOLOGY.LAW” (PayTechLaw) as well as a regular host of our podcast “PayTechTalk“.

The Legal 500 recognised Christian Walz in 2021 in its ranking for Germany as a leading individual in FinTech.


  • Since 2020: Founding partner of Annerton Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • 2007-2019: Partner at Aderhold Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • 2002-2007: Lawyer at GSK Stockmann
  • 1994-1999: Law degree from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 1992-1994: Bank clerk apprenticeship


  • Banking supervisory law
  • Banking law
  • Anti-money laundering law
  • Payment services supervisory law
  • Payment services law
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