Christian Walz - Lawyer and Partner at 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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