Henning Brockhaus

Henning Brockhaus

Henning Brockhaus

Frankfurt a.M.

T +49 69 27229 10602


Areas of practice

Henning Brockhaus has many years of experience advising German and international asset management clients on investment law and regulatory issues. He advises providers on how to structure, set up and distribute regulated domestic and foreign funds and other investment products, as well as advising institutional investors (including investors regulated under insurance supervisory or banking supervisory law) on the acquisition of such investment products. His services further include providing his clients with ongoing assistance with their day-to-day business by supporting their legal departments on an “extended workbench” basis.


Henning Brockhaus studied law at the University of Bielefeld (Germany). Following his admission to the German Bar in 2003, he worked at DWS Investment, a large investment management company of the Deutsche Bank Group, until 2007. He then moved to KPMG AG, where he worked in the field of audit investment management, and then, in 2013, took up work at KPMG Law, specialising in legal financial services, where he was greatly involved in setting up a consultancy team providing legal advice to asset managers.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Recommendation in the category "Banking and Finance Law - Investment Funds"

  • Advised market participants on authorisation procedures under the German Capital Investment Code (KAGB)/the German Securities Institutions Act (WpIG).
  • Providing ongoing advice and assistance to the legal departments of various investment management companies with regard to their day-to-day business.
  • Advised investment management companies on the preparation of, and modifications to, the fund documentation for open-ended and closed-end German and international public and special funds.
  • Advised on the distribution of investment funds and other investment products in Germany and Europe.
  • Advised German asset managers on how to structure and set up investment funds.
  • Advised market participants and investors on matters regarding the eligibility of target vehicles for investment funds

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