Dr. Martin Weber

Partner, Berlin



Martin is a partner in the Global Financial Services Regulatory practice in Berlin. Martin's practice focuses on public commercial law, with a particular emphasis on financial services regulation and insurance law. His clients include banks, insurance companies and public institution.

Martin advises on corporate and product-related issues in the financial services sector. He has an in-depth-knowledge of insurance schemes for financial institutions and advises on a broad range of issues under financial supervisory law especially with regard to authorizations and corporate governance. Martin also represents his clients in regulatory disputes particularly before European Union and German courts.His work regularly involves him in issues relating to constitutional law and European Union law. 

Martin is a member of the German Bar Association and the the German Banking Law Association.

Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf
Dr jur
University of Bonn
First State Exam
University of Bonn


Advised European digital bank N26 on the regulatory requirements and lifting of the growth restriction by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).

Leading European banks
Representation of leading European banks in actions against the Single Resolution Board before the European Court and the European Court of Justice claiming the annulment of decisions on the calculation of the ex-ante contributions to the Single Resolution Fund.

German Savings Banks Association's institutional protection scheme and its members Helaba, BayernLB and LBBW
Advised the German Savings Banks Association's institutional protection scheme and its members Helaba, BayernLB and LBBW on the €3.6 billion recapitalization of Norddeutsche Landesbank (Nord/LB).

German Ministry of Finance
Advised on the €471 million sale of TLG Wohnen GmbH to MDAX-listed TAG Immobilien AG and on the €1.1 billion sale of TLG IMMOBILIEN GmbH to private equity investor Lone Star.


From guarantee funds to EDIS – The objectives and the development of deposit guarantee schemes for German private commercial banks in: Commemorative publication for Klaus Pannen, 2017, pages 105 – 122, (Vom Feuerwehrfonds zu EDIS – Ziele und Wege der Einlagensicherung der privaten Banken) (co-author, with Ahrend Weber)

Limits of EU law-conforming interpretation (Grenzen EU-rechtskonformer Auslegung und Rechtsfortbildung), Dissertation, Baden-Baden, 2010