Dr. Volker Baas, M.P.A. (Harvard)

Attorney (Germany) | Of Counsel

Portraitbild Volker Baas
Office Frankfurt am Main
Ulmenstrasse 30
Frankfurt am Main
+49 69 170000 27
vbaas [at] goerg.de

Dr. Baas advises national and international institutions and financial service providers on banking and financial supervisory law, capital markets law, compliance and investment law. He specialises in the licensing and registration of financial institutions and service providers, the structuring of funds and stock exchange law. 



Dr. Volker Baas and his team advise national and international institutions and financial services companies on matters such as the structuring of investment funds under the German Investment Code (KAGB) as well as on licensing, registration and notification procedures under the German Banking Act and the new German Securities Institutions Act. He also has specialised expertise in stock exchange law.

In addition, Dr. Volker Baas is a Director on the Global Board of HAA, Harvard University, Cambridge, (Mass.), USA and a member of the German-American Lawyers Association.

Dr. Volker Baas has published several books and numerous articles and treatises on banking and capital markets law.


Dr. Volker Baas is Of Counsel at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB. Before joining GÖRG, he worked as a lawyer and equity partner at national and international commercial law firms in Frankfurt and Boston (USA) and in various management positions at a major German bank.

He studied law and political science at Goethe University in Frankfurt and Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, (USA) as well as at INSEAD in Fontainebleau. He was admitted to the bar in 1983.

Memberships and awards

Dr. Volker Baas has been named numerous times in the Juve and Legal 500 rankings.

Mandates and memberships:

  • European Director on the Global Board of HAA, Harvard University, Cambridge, (Mass.), USA
  • Member of the German-American Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors Harvard Scholarship Foundation Germany

Awards (among others):

  • Recommended lawyer in the field of "Financial Market Supervision", "Fintech" and "Investment Funds" (The Legal 500 2022)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of "Financial Market Supervision", "Fintech" and "Investment Funds" (The Legal 500 2021)

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