Thomas Klanten

Thomas Klanten, Partner

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  • Lawyer, partner of the partnership
  • Legal education and studies in Bochum und Essen
  • Admission to the bar in 1997
  • 1994 to 1999 Consultant, from 1997 Department Director in the Legal Department of the German Savings Banks and Giro Association (DSGV), Bonn
  • 2000 to 2003 WPS WertpapierService Bank AG, Düsseldorf
  • 2003 to 2021 Division Manager, General Representative of Deutsche WertpapierService Bank AG, Frankfurt since 2009; Member of the Executive Board from 2013 to 2021
  • Since 2022 partner of the Düsseldorf office of Sernetz·Schäfer Rechtsanwälte
  • Main practice areas: banking and capital markets law, compliance, risik management
  • Membership: Frankfurter Institut für Risikomanagement und Regulierung (FIRM)
  • Languages: German, Englisch