Expert resume of Holger Hartenfels
Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, Deutsche Bank AG
Mr. Hartenfels is Managing Director and Associate General Counsel based at Deutsche Bank’s head office in Frankfurt. He is in charge of the Regulatory Advisory Group Germany, which advises the Bank on prudential regulation, recovery and resolution and structural reform matters. His responsibilities include regulatory requirements for trading activities and market infrastructure participation as well as the recognition of credit risk mitigation techniques like close-out netting, financial collateral and credit derivatives. He frequently supports a variety of domestic and international financial transactions including derivatives, securities financing and securitisations.
Before joining Deutsche Bank AG in 2000, Mr. Hartenfels worked as Counsel of the Association of German Banks (Bundesverband deutscher Banken), where his responsibilities included, amongst other topics, the development of the German documentation for derivatives, securities loans and repurchase transactions. He studied law in Trier and Cologne and has been admitted to the bar since 1993.
Mr. Hartenfels serves as a member of various national and international working groups including the Association of German Banks’ Derivatives Working Group and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc (ISDA). He was also Member of the European Federation of Energy Trader’s (EFET) Legal Committee and the UNIDROIT Study Group on Netting of Financial Instruments. Currently he serves as Vice Chair of the European Central Bank’s European Financial Markets Lawyers Group (EFMLG).