Prior to joining DTCP he was a senior legal counsel at Commerzbank working on complex finance and M&A topics. He was also responsible for the legal aspects of all blockchain projects, inter alias the first issuance and trade of a commercial paper on a DLT system (R3’s Corda).
Earlier in his career, he was five years with the law firm of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was a member of the finance practice group, working on international highly structured finance and corporate transactions and the whole life cycle of funds / asset management.
Stefan holds a Ph.D. from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, a master of laws (LL.M.) of the University of Virginia (Dean’s scholarship) and further law and business degrees from the University of Münster and University of Bayreuth.