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Dr. Hilger von Livonius

Fax +49.(0)89.321.215.499
Dr. Hilger von Livonius concentrates his practice on banking, investment, and insurance regulatory matters with a specific focus on investment funds and debt capital markets (DCM), structured financial products, and derivatives. In these fields, he advises product manufacturers in connection with the issuance of financial products (both retail products and solutions for institutional investors). 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, other real assets, and alternative investments. He also assists banks and other financial intermediaries in general regulatory and code of conduct issues and on the structuring, documentation, and marketing of financial products for the German market.

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 nearly 20 years experience as a lawyer, working for two leading international law firms in the areas of banking and capital markets at their London and Munich offices, among others. He has been a partner since 2008.

Speaking Engagements

  • RdF Workshop ”Kapitalanlage in Debt” 
  • isa Congress ”Support of International Private Clients” 
  • Munich Investor Forum ”Private Debt” 
  • EUROFORUM Seminar ”Real Estate and Infrastructure Investments”
  • Advising issuers on prospectus law issues in the context of issuing (structured) bonds, including approval and notification proceedings 
  • Advising issuers on the listing of bonds 
  • Documenting derivative transactions (ISDA, German master agreement) 
  • Advising fund managers in the context of launching institutional funds 
  • Advising insurance companies and pension schemes on investments in the areas of real estate and private debt (legal due diligence) 
  • Supporting clients in approval procedures according to the German Banking Act (KWG) and the German Capital Investment Act (KAGB) 
  • Supporting clients in owner control procedures