Dr. Sebastian Keding - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Sebastian Keding has extensive experience in advising banks, car subscription providers as well as vehicle manufacturers and importers nationally and on cross-border projects at the interface between financing law and distribution networks in the mobility sector. He also advises FinTechs on the development of their business models. Sebastian has advised various vehicle manufacturers and importers on their retail finance cooperations and on complex cross-border wholesale financing structures as well as companies on the structuring and implementation of innovative products such as subscription product. Sebastian is a well-respected author of several publications on automotive relevant topics of finance and civil law.

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Sebastian advised:

  • a start-up on the structuring and implementation of a cooperation with a car manufacturer in the field of car subscriptions
  • a car manufacturer on factoring models for the Belgian, Dutch and Spanish markets, among others
  • a car manufacturer on its wholesale financing model in various European markets (including Germany, France and Italy)

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Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Second State Exam, 2015
University of Bonn, Dr. jur., 2013
University of Bonn, First State Exam, 2010