"Highly regarded lawyer" in the areas of Capital Markets: Debt as well as Capital Markets: Derivatives
IFLR 1000 2018

Overview

Patrick Scholl is a partner and head of Mayer Brown's Banking & Finance practice in Frankfurt. He advises on debt capital transactions, debt issue programs, derivative products, and repackagings. Working primarily with major financial institutions but also with corporates and sovereigns, Patrick regularly advises on bond issues, Schuldschein Loans, and Namensschuldverschreibungen, buy-backs, and structured notes platforms, and is heavily involved in equity-linked, credit-linked, fund-linked, commodity-linked, and other derivative transactions, including repo and stock lending, master agreements for derivatives, collateralised derivatives, as well as retail structured products.

Patrick's recent work also centres on a number of significant issues currently surrounding the OTC derivatives markets, the testing of key derivatives principles, and the clearing of financial products through central counterparties, in particular in developing clearing house rules and client clearing documentation, as well as on the implementation of EMIR, the European derivatives Regulation.

Spoken Languages

  • German
  • English

Education

Doctor’s degree (PhD in law), University of Freiburg, 2004

Second State Law Examination (bar exam)

Frankfurt, 2004

Legal Clerkship (Referendariat)

Frankfurt, New York, 1999–2001

First State Law Examination

Freiburg, 1999

University of Freiburg

1994–1999

Admissions

  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • "Highly regarded lawyer" in the areas of Capital Markets: Debt and Capital Markets: Derivatives – IFLR 1000 2019/2020
  • “Excellent technical know-how, top class service, fast turnaround.” – Capital markets: Derivatives – IFLR 1000 2019/2020
  • “Highly qualified, experienced and responsive.” – Capital markets: Derivatives – IFLR 1000 2019/2020
  • “Frequently recommended” for Debt Issues & Structured Finance ("is a market leader for structured products", competitor) – Juve Handbook 2019
  • “Frequently recommended” for Banking and Regulatory („highly respected advisor“, client) – Juve Handbook 2019
  • “Frequently recommended” for Debt Issues & Structured Finance („leaves nothing to be desired“, client; „very good lawyer“, competitor) – Juve Handbook 2018
  • “Frequently recommended” for Banking and Regulatory („mandated for the first time, very satisfied“, „deep into derivative topics“, client) – Juve Handbook 2018
  • "Next generation lawyer" in the area of Capital Markets Law – Structured Finance and Securitization – Legal 500 Deutschland 2018
  • "Recommended lawyer" in the areas of Capital Market Law - DCM as well as of Structured Finance and Securitization – Legal 500 Deutschland 2018
  • "Highly regarded lawyer" in the areas of Capital Markets: Debt as well as Capital Markets: Derivatives – IFLR 1000 2018
  • "Rising Star" in the area of Capital Markets – IFLR 1000 2017
  • "Expert for the updated regulatory requirements for OTC derivatives (EMIR)" – JUVE Handbook 2016/2017