Dr. Sebastian Keding - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Sebastian Keding advises 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 and the Automotive Finance Team advise, inter alia, on the structuring and negotiation of cooperation models for dealer and/or customer financing; set-up of captive models including regulatory permission applications; set-up of factoring models; tax, data protection and trademark law review and optimization of sales financing models.

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Sebastian advised:

  • A British automotive manufacturer on the structuring of a dealer financing model in various European countries (including Germany, France, and Italy)
  • An automotive manufacturer in structuring a customer financing model for the Belgian, German, Dutch, Polish, British and Spanish markets
  • An automotive manufacturer on the structuring of a factoring model for the Belgian, Dutch and Spanish markets


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