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Michael Veith


Personal Information

Born: 1954

Studied at Frankfurt am Main and Göttingen Universities



Trainee at Kassel Savings Bank

From 1987 to 2013 head of the legal department at Remscheid Savings Bank

Admission as a lawyer 1992, independent practice


Main practice areas

Banking and capital market law

Reorganisation and insolvency law

Enforcement law

Savings bank law

EU state aid law

Foundation law



Bankrechtliche Vereinigung – wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Bankrecht e.V. (Banking Law Association – Academic Society for Banking Law)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht im Deutschen Anwaltsverein e.V. (Banking and Capital Market Law Working Group in the German Bar Association)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Insolvenzrecht und Sanierung im Deutschen Anwaltsverein e.V. (Insolvency and Reorganisation Law Working Group in the German Bar Association)

Arbeitskreis für Insolvenzwesen Köln e.V. (Insolvency Studies Working Group, Cologne)






Publications / Lecturing activities


  • Handbuch des Fachanwalts Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht (A Specialist Attorney’s Guide to Banking and Capital Market Law), 4th Edition 2015

  • Problematische Firmenkundenkredite (Problematic Corporate Customer Loans), 5th Edition 2016

  • Praktikerhandbuch Sicherheitenverwertung (A Practical Manual of Collateral Realisation), 3rd Edition 2014


Lecturing activities for various regional savings bank organisations, the Finance Colloquium in Heidelberg, and for the German Tax Consultants Institute; in-house training courses