Tanja advises national and international companies and banks on capital measures, acquisitions and real estate financing. A focus is providing legal advice on matters relating to banking supervisory law – particularly in relation to payment transactions – and other supervisory law for payment service providers and industrial companies. Tanja also specialises on structuring of capital/alternative investments, in particular (closed-end) investment funds and participation rights.

In the area of financial supervisory law, she supports start-up companies as well as international groups in the course of Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) proceedings.

In the area of capital investment law, she supports numerous issuing houses, initiators and health insurance companies in designing investments, in prospecting, and in providing advice on supervisory law matters.

Tanja qualified as a lawyer in 2001. After completing her first state board exam, Tanja acquired a Master of Laws in International Business Transactions at the University of San Francisco (LL.M.).

During her legal traineeship, she spent time working with the legal department of the West German Lander Bank (WestLB) in New York. In May 2006, she also qualified as a specialist tax lawyer.

Tanja is a co-author of the LexisNexis handbook on corporate law and a handbook on contracts for managing directors, boards of directors and supervisory boards (“Vertragshandbuch Geschäftsführer – Vorstand – Aufsichtsrat”). She publishes in various specialist journals and regularly holds talks in the field of corporate and capital market law. In particular, she has collaborated with the European Crowdfunding Network to initiate a study on the treatment of crowd funding across Europe under financial supervisory law and presented it to the EU Commission.