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Dr. Hilger von Livonius

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Hilger von Livonius is a partner in the firm’s Munich office and advises on banking, investment, and insurance regulatory matters. Apart from general regulatory and code of conduct issues, he has a specific focus on investment funds and debt capital markets (DCM), structured financial products and derivatives. In these fields, he advises manufacturers of retail products and solutions for institutional investors in connection with the issuance of financial products. He also advises institutional market participants such as investment funds, insurance companies, and pension funds on their investments, in particular in the areas of real estate and other real assets, private debt and alternative investments.

Professional Background

Mr. von Livonius joined K&L Gates in July 2016. He started his career with professional training at Deutsche Bank AG, studied law in Hamburg, Heidelberg and Munich, and was admitted to the Munich bar in 1998. He has some 20 years experience as a lawyer, working for two leading international law firms in the areas of banking and capital markets at their Munich and London offices, among others. He has been a partner since 2008.

Speaking Engagements

  • WM Seminar “Kreditfonds”
  • International Funds Summit “Regulatory Developments in Europe”
  • K&L Gates Annual Investment Management Conference
  • RdF Workshop ”Kapitalanlage in Debt”
  • EUROFORUM Seminar ”Real Estate and Infrastructure Investments”
  • Advising various issuers in connection with the issuing, marketing and listing of (structured) securities, including approval and notification proceedings for prospectuses
  • Advising a bank in connection with the setup of a local branch
  • Documenting derivative transactions under ISDA and the German master agreement
  • Advising alternative investment fund managers on the setup of institutional funds
  • Advising insurance companies and pension schemes on investments in real estate and private debt (legal due diligence)
  • Advising asset managers on Brexit-related issues
  • Supporting clients in licensing and registration procedures
  • Supporting clients in owner control procedures