13 May 2019

"Vergütungsgestaltung in Banken – Aktuelles aus der Praxis" with Deloitte on 9 May 2019

The Institute for Law and Finance together with Deloitte hosted the event "Vergütungsgestaltung in Banken - Aktuelles aus der Praxis" on 9 May 2019 at the Japan Tower in Frankfurt The welcoming remarks were made by Dr. Rolf Friedewald, Institute for Law and Finance, and Mr. Peter L. Devlin, Deloitte. The first presentation on "Angemessene Vergütung für Risikokträger: Banken versus Fondsverwalter" was held by Prof. Dr. (...)[more]


09 May 2019

ILF students visited Group Compliance - Global Financial Crime, AML/Sanctions Department of Commerzbank on 6 May 2019

Our students had the special opportunity to attend a very interesting visit of the Group Compliance - Global Financial Crime, AML/Sanctions Department of Commerzbank on the afternoon of 6 May 2019. During the visit, our students were first welcomed by Dr. Jan-Gerrit Iken, Global Head of Financial Crime, AML & Sanctions, Commerzbank AG which was then followed by a number of presentations given by the representatives working in the various (...)[more]


07 May 2019

The ILF held its Career Day on 3 May 2019

The ILF held its Career Day for its students, alumni as well as all interested parties on Friday, 3 May 2019. Representatives from law firms, banks and companies were present at the event. They provided a short presentation about their work environment and the structure of their employers and further spoke on the  possibilities of having future careers with them. Breaks between the presentations and the get-together at the end of the (...)[more]


07 May 2019

ILF students toured the Commerzbank Tower on 30 April and 2 May

ILF students were provided specially-organized tours of the Commerzbank Tower, the highest building in Germany, in the evenings of 30 April and 2 May 2019, where they were informed about the environmentally-friendly and energy-saving architecture of the building. In addition, they had a great view of the metropolitan city of Frankfurt from the 50th floor![more]


11 April 2019

3 LL.M. Finance students successfully completed their internships at Allen & Overy

We are very happy to see another three of our LL.M. Finance students completing their internships at the Frankfurt office of the international law firm Allen & Overy LLP. Allen & Overy is part of the Donors' Committee of the Institute for Law and Finance and has been our friend and supporter since our establishment in 2002. Allen & Overy continously show their strong support by providing internship placements to our students every (...)[more]


08 April 2019

ILF will hold a conference on 15 May 2019 in celebration of the 5th anniversary of the establishment of the Master of Laws in International Banking, Securities and Finance Program

The ILF will be holding a conference on 15 May 2019 in celebration of the 5th anniversary of the establishment of the Master of Laws in International Banking, Securities and Finance Program ("LL.M. International Finance") which is specially focused on Asian graduates. The program has been successfully attended by many graduates of well-known universities in Asia since its commencement in October 2014. At this conference, we will be (...)[more]


08 April 2019

Transatlantic Legal Conference 2019 on 5 April 2019 held at the ILF

The ILF together with the German American Lawyers' Association (DAJV) hosted the first Transatlantic Legal Conference on 5 April 2019 at the House of Finance. Four working groups presented and discussed with recognized experts from the United States of America and Germany current topics and cases of transatlantic relevance and covered the following areas of law: Arbitration Litigation Mediation – ALM (Climate Change: A new frontier and (...)[more]


03 April 2019

Spend the first semester of the LL.M. Finance program at Boston University if you have the German First Legal State Examination qualification

If you have a German First Legal State Examination qualification and are enrolled in the LL.M. Finance program at the ILF, you will have the option to spend the first semester of the one-year program (i.e. winter semester) at Boston University School of Law by attending the school’s Graduate program in Banking and Financial law (http://www.bu.edu/law/prospective/llm/banking/). Upon the completion of the first semester,you will then attend  (...)[more]


02 April 2019

5th Deloitte Brexit Lecture "Brexit – Implications for the Financial Services Industry" held on 29 March 2019

On Friday, 29 March 2019, the Institute for Law and Finance hosted our 5th Brexit Event in partnership with Deloitte. This was held on the initial date of the UK’s exit from the European Union, however there have and continues to be delays as the British Parliament fails to agree on a withdrawal agreement and possible exit strategies. The afternoon began at 3 p.m. with 70 participants joining a workshop held by Christian Klöppel, Director for (...)[more]


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