David G. Schäfer - McDermott Will & Emery


David G. Schäfer focuses his practice on advising vehicle manufacturers and their import companies, start-ups and car subscription providers on cross-border projects in the mobility sector at the interface between financing law and distribution systems in markets within and outside of Europe.

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David advised:

  • a start-up on the structuring and implementation of a cooperation with a car manufacturer in the field of car subscriptions
  • a provider of car subscriptions on legal aspects of the product offering
  • a car manufacturer on its wholesale financing model in various European markets (including Germany, France and Italy)
  • a car manufacturer on the structuring and implementation of retail financing cooperations in a variety of markets within and outside Europe
  • a car manufacturer on factoring models for the Belgian, Dutch and Spanish markets, among others
  • a captive bank on legal aspects of its product offering as well as on financing cooperations in several European markets


Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Second State Exam, 2018
University of Münster, First State Exam, 2015
University of Ottawa, 2012
University of Heidelberg, 2011


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