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Jones Day


Dr. Nick Wittek has a unique skill set of combining structured finance, derivatives, and asset management experience with technological innovation. With 20 years of experience, he is a go-to adviser for financial institutions, asset managers, institutional clients, and fintechs to advise on the structuring, regulation, and documentation of structured finance transactions and the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain in this field and beyond.

Lawyer Rankings

Germany > Capital markets > Structured finance and securitisation

With particular strengths in the Fintech sector, Jones Day is predestined to advise on matters related to distributed ledger technologies. This includes, for instance, advice to financial institutions on setting up tokenisation platforms and implementing blockchain-based interest rate derivatives. Fintech expert Nick Wittek is frequently in charge and one of the key contacts; as is practice head Ulf Kreppel, who focuses on securitisation transactions across various asset classes.

Germany > Banking and finance > Fintech

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Jones Day is well versed in topics pertaining to cryptocurrencies, distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain, this expertise is frequently called upon by financial institutions in the context of implementing innovative business models as well as matters pertaining to DLT-based platforms; as was recently demonstarted in the assistance with setting up various tokenisation platforms. Other clients include fintech companies, which the team assists with crypto broker licensing procedures. Practice heads Ivo Poslushny (private equity transactions and venture capital financing rounds) and Nick Wittek (blockchain, cryptocurrencies, financial market infrastructure) are the key contacts.