Dr. Dania Neumann
Attorney (Germany) | Partner
Dr Dania Neumann advises national and international companies on investment and regulatory law, compliance and internal investigations, banking and banking regulatory, and financing.
She has many years of experience in transaction management and in an advisory capacity, in litigation for credit and financial services institutions, payment service provides, (capital) management companies, asset managers, depositories, distributors and funds.
Dr Dania Neumann provides ongoing advice to German capital management companies, national and international AIF and OGAW investment funds, asset managers, investors, depositories and distribution partners on all conceptual and contractual matters of Federal Financial Supervisory Authority approvals, the permissibility of acquiring various assets, fund documentation, advertising and distribution activities, as well as regulatory changes due to EU directives, regulations and laws.
As a result of her many years of experience in a management role at a corporation, she has significant experience with cooperation and collaboration of services, products and regulations, both between and with banks, asset managers, management companies and distribution companies. She provides comprehensive advice on investment and banking law and, in this regard, can also provide all levels of supporting services to an internal legal department. This includes administrative support, legal advice and transaction oversight, as well as following up and asserting claims for securities portfolios, which is sometimes necessary for funds, in particular for public and special investment trusts in national and international cases.
Dr Dania Neumann advises banks and savings banks, securities trading banks and trade platforms, finance and payment service provides and FinTech companies in Federal Financial Supervisory Authority approval procedures, services with online access (including in asset management, investment brokerage and advice, advice related to trade platforms access, contract arrangements, as well as general and special terms and conditions), cross-border provision of services and the approval of products (electronic money, cryptocurrencies).
She has significant experience in legal project management and in implementing regulatory changes made by EU directives, regulations and laws, in the banking sector, corporations with capital management companies and companies with asset Management.
Dr Dania Neumann is a partner at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB*.
Dania Neumann started her career as a lawyer at a US business law firm in Frankfurt am Main and New York (USA).
Before joining GÖRG, she worked for many years in the corporate legal department of B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. Holding AG, which belongs to the Metzler Bank group, as an in-house lawyer and authorised representative in a managerial capacity, with responsibility, for example, for the implementation of MiFID II in the group, the bank’s fund trade platform, the fund and associated contractual negotiations on public investment trusts of the capital management company. She was also responsible for asserting claims from securities portfolio, in particular public and special investment trusts in national and international cases.
After studying law at the University of Giessen, she obtained her doctorate in law there under Prof Dr Horst Hammen, on a matter of banking supervisory law - the internet payment process “Ecash” of Deutsche Bank AG.
Dania Neumann completed her legal training in Frankfurt am Main, with clerkships at the former German Federal Banking Supervisory Authority, Deutsche Börse AG and at a leading German business law firm in Frankfurt am Main.
She was admitted to the bar in 2000.
*Not a partner within the meaning of the Partnership Act
Memberships and awards
- BAI Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (Federal association alternative Investments registered association) ,
- BVI Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management e.V. (Federal Association for Investment and Asset Management)
- Die Fondsfrauen (Fund women)
- Bankrechtliche Vereinigung (Association for Banking Law),
- Women in FinTech
Teaching activities and lectures
- ICO funds - are crypto tokens the new asset class for funds? (BVI Facts, Funds and Food on 19 November 2018)
- Shareholder Litigation on the Side of Investment Funds Arising from Corporate Scandals: Lessons Learnt from Recent Cases, 8th Annual Litigation Summit 2020 on 3. March 2020