Dr. Matthias Terlau




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Matthias is Head of our Banking and Capital Markets Practice Group in Cologne. He regularly advises German as well as North American large or medium-sized companies on capital markets and banking law.

He also advises on stock exchange listings (IPOs) as well as public takeovers. In the field of banking law, he regularly advises on payment processing questions and the issuance of credit and debit cards.

Before joining Osborne Clarke as a Partner in August 2001, Matthias was first a foreign associate with a US law firm in Atlanta, Georgia, and then an associate and later a junior partner at Graf von Westphalen Fritze & Modest.

Matthias is a lecturer on securities law at the Rhinish University of Applied Sciences in Cologne, the author of several articles in prominent handbooks on capital markets and corporate law, and a member of the German American Lawyers’ Association and the International Bar Association.