Alexander Gebhard appointed Equity Partner

Schalast has named Alexander Gebhard as an equity partner to the firm as of January 1, 2021. Alexander Gebhard focuses on advising credit and financial services institutions as well as payment service providers on regulatory matters and also has particular expertise in advising fintechs.

"In addition to the current, strategically important additions to the firm, it remains our ambition to promote the best talents from within our own ranks," comments Managing Partner Prof. Dr. Christoph Schalast. "The fact that in a year marked by special challenges, one colleague made the leap to equity partnership confirms the firm's internal potential and development opportunities." Practice group leader Prof. Dr. Andreas Walter added: "The admission of Alexander Gebhard into the equity partnership underlines the increasing importance of the area of regulatory law for which he is responsible, not only in the core area of Banking & Finance, but also in networking with other practice groups."