Mr. Lutz Auffenberg

Mr. Lutz  Auffenberg


Winheller Attorneys at Law & Tax Advisors

Tower 185
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 35-37
Frankfurt 60327

Phone +49 (69) 7675-7780
Fax +49 (69) 7675-77810
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Website Mr. Lutz Auffenberg - Lawyer, Frankfurt, Germany

Lawyer's Profile

Attorney Lutz Auffenberg heads WINHELLER's department of banking and finance law. His clients are financial institutions, including FinTechs and cryptocurrency startups, as well as high net-worth individuals, institutional investors and other investors. As a banking and finance lawyer, an important part of his day-to-day business are questions regarding regulations and required licenses for financial service providers (such as BaFin licenses). In that regards, his clients are mostly large corporations as well as small, newly minted FinTech startups. His expertise further includes the 'Zahlungsdiensteaufsichtsgesetz' (German law for payment providers).

In addition, Lutz Auffenberg represents his clients before courts in conflicts concerning civil law. Thanks to experience with proceedings of capital investment law, he can offer comprehensive regulatory and procedural support to his clients.

As an expert for the law of cryptocurrencies (incl. Blockchain), Lutz Auffenberg is internationally renowned. He regularly attends conferences in order to inform about the status of cryptocurrencies’ regulation. Furthermore, he represents our law firm in the global network Digital Finance Lawyers, a network of law firms specializing in FinTechs.

Bar Admission

German Bar Association
Frankfurt am Main Bar Association


German Lawyers' Association
German Association of Actuarial Science
Belgian-German Lawyers Association
The International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Primerus International Outside Corporate Counsel Practice Group

Languages German, French, English.

Lawyer's Areas of Practice


Past Employment Positions

Worked for a traditional law firm in the field of business law in Dusseldorf and in the legal department of a big corporation in Hamburg.


Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany and Université de Liège, Belgium.

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