Prof. Dr. Andreas Walter is an attorney at law (Rechtsanwalt; Partner) in the Frankfurt office of Schalast (Germany).
He is head of Schalasts‘ Banking & Finance Practice Group. He advises companies in the financial industry (in particular banks, insurance companies and FinTech companies) on the development of innovative structures and products. He also regularly conducts large trials before civil, administrative and constitutional courts.
Andreas Walter is professor at law at IUBH and lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Academic Vice Director for the Master of Financial Law program. In addition, he is a specialist lawyer for banking and capital market law and certified as a business mediator by the Frankfurt Chamber of Industry and Commerce. He is also a Certified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance).
Andreas Walter is recommended in the international Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 rankings ("absolute expert with very capable team").
Before joining Schalast, Andreas Walter worked for the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and an international law firm in the field of banking and capital markets law. He also spent more than ten years in a management position in a media company, most recently as Director Business Affairs & New Media. In this function, Andreas Walter was a permanent member of the Business Committee of the Bundesverband Musikindustrie e.V. and the German National Group of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) for several years. Within the scope of a secondment Andreas Walter worked as a lawyer in Miami, USA for an international law firm in the Practice Group Banking-Litigation.