Claudia Benz focusses her practice on investment funds and real estate. Prior to joining McDermott, she was a senior in-house counsel at the German Investment Funds Association. She also worked as an in-house counsel for German investment fund managers.
Claudia Benz advises fund managers, investors and asset managers, as well as regulated and unregulated funds, with all regulatory aspects concerning the set-up, structuring and management of funds and their acquisitions. In particular, she has extensive experience in the following:
Providing regulatory advice to investment fund managers including on negotiations with supervisory authorities in Germany and abroad
The set-up and structuring of retail and special funds (both corporate and contractual type)
Providing regulatory advice for UCITS and AIFs
Providing regulatory advice in connection with new fund regulations, including negotiations with ministries and authorities.
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