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Dr. Thomas Koch

Solicitor (England & Wales)

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
An der Welle 10
60322 Frankfurt a.M.

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Anna-Schneider-Steig 22
50678 Cologne

Phone +49 221 9937 25746
Fax +49 221 9937 110

Languages: German, English
Curriculum vitae

Thomas Koch was born in 1977. Following a formal training as banker Thomas Koch studied law in Bonn. From 2008 to 2010 he was a member of the financial regulation group in the Frankfurt office of Linklaters. From 2010 to 2013 he worked for Baker & McKenzie in Dusseldorf. In 2013 Thomas Koch joined Luther.

Areas of Practice

Thomas Koch mainly advises domestic and international clients on banking and banking regulatory, capital markets laws and payment services laws. He assists clients in connection with strategic business and product development, implementation of compliance structures as well as internal investigations. Thomas Koch has particular experience in advising on financial regulatory law aspects of transactions, joint ventures and restructuring of entities.

Further, Thomas Koch regularly advises investment funds and commercial investors on all apspects of venture capital investments.

  • Advising HOWZAT Partners in connection with several venture capital transactions (ongoing).
  • Advised HOWZAT Media LLP in connection with the sale of its interest in trivago GmbH (2013).
  • Advised WestLB in connection with the divestiture of WestLB do Brasil to Mizuho (2012).
  • Advising national and international clients in relation to the establishment of credit institutions and financial services institutions (ongoing).
  • Advised a UK credit institution on compliance issues in relation to a major securities fraud case (2010).
  • Advised the Association of German Home Loan Banks on the acquisition and reorganization of Quelle Bauspar AG (2009).
  • Advised Banco Santander on its acquisition of GE consumer finance business in Germany (2008).