Overview


Dr. Sebastian Keding advises companies in the area of financing law with a particular focus on automotive finance projects. Dr. Keding advises various automobile and other vehicle manufacturers nationally and internationally on the optimization of their vendor finance models. In addition, he closely follows developments around distributed ledger technology and advises FinTechs on the development of their business models.

Dr. Keding is part of the automotive finance team, who support clients in the national and international structuring of automotive finance models and the related documentation, including:

  • structuring and negotiating of white label cooperation models for dealer- and/or customer financing with banks and other financial service providers;
  • setting up of captive models including obtaining the required licences;
  • the setting up of factoring models;
  • the tax law examination and optimisation of automotive finance models;
  • the review and optimisation of automotive finance models under data protection law;
  • the review and optimisation of automotive finance models under IP laws;
  • the transition from existing automotive finance models to new sales financing models.

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Results


  • Advising a German trailer manufacturer on the structuring of its automotive finance models model in various countries;
  • Advising a British car manufacturer on the structuring of a dealer financing model in various European countries (including Germany, France and Italy)
  • Advising a car manufacturer on the structuring of a retail automotive finance model for the Belgian market
  • Advising a car manufacturer on the structuring of a retail automotive finance model for the German market
  • Advising a car manufacturer on the structuring of a retail automotive finance model for the Dutch market

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Credentials


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

Admissions
Germany

Languages
English
German

Dr. Sebastian Keding

Insights & Events / Media

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / November 3, 2018

Handelsblatt (Germany) / November 1, 2018

WM (Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Bankrecht), Issue 19 / May 2018

Legal Tribune online / April 21, 2018

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / April 16, 2018

WM- Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Bankrecht, Issue 2 / January 2018

BKR Zeitschrift für Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht, Issue 5 / May 23, 2017

Zeitschrift für Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht (Germany) / June 2016

Legal and Economic History, Volume 4 / January 2013

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