Stefan Korten > Dentons > Frankfurt, Germany > Lawyer Profile

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Stefan Korten is Of Counsel in Dentons’ Frankfurt office and a member of the Tax practice group. Before joining Dentons, he headed tax departments at a group level for companies in different sectors for decades. He focuses on corporate tax issues, which inter alia include mergers and acquisitions, as well as aspects of real estate transfer tax. Due to his 13 years’ experience in the banking industry, he has extensive tax knowledge in financial transactions, as well as tax-related products. As a former member of the Banking Association (BdB), as well as a current member of the Tax Committee of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Frankfurt, he keeps in contact with tax authorities and legislative institutions. He regularly lectures on current tax topics.


  • Of Counsel, Dentons, 2020 to date
  • Group Head of Tax, Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt, 2006-2019 (as Tax Advisor to date)
  • Group Head of Tax, Karstadt Quelle AG (now: Arcandor i.L.), Essen 2002-2006
  • Head of Tax, Deutsche Immobilien Leasing GmbH (Deutsche Bank Group), Düsseldorf 1991-2001


  • Member of the Tax Committee of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Frankfurt
  • Council member of the law journal “Recht der Finanzinstrumente, RdF”


Tax accountant admission, Germany, 2009

Steuerlehrgänge Dr. Stitz, 1991, Tax accountant studies

University of Applied Sciences, 1986, Tax Law, Diplom-Finanzwirt