Biography of Peter Follak

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Education

University Law and Economics, Staatsexamen (MA of Law), Dipl. Volkswirt (MA of Economics), Dr. (law, high hons)

Work experience

35 years of experience as director at international banking groups:

  • head of funding solutions incl. collateralised funding & covered bonds (on / off balance, synthetic, "Pfandbriefe")
  • project manager Basel II (advanced approach)
  • head of legal and regulatory affairs
  • head of planning and product development
  • head of risk management and international coordination
  • assets & liabilities management
  • asset sales & acquisitions
  • group financial structures
  • negotiating participations and setting up subsidiary companies
  • Islamic financial law

Community

  • Member of Committee on International Monetary Law (MOCOMILA) of the International Law Association (ILA)
  • Member of Committee on International Securities Regulation of the International Law Association (ILA)
  • Advisor on banking regulation and implementation of covered bonds / mortgage banking to several Central and Eastern European authorities / governments, incl. PHARE projects
  • Involved in drafting the German Covered Bond (Pfandbrief) Act
  • Member of German Joint Working Group on Banking Regulation (banking industry, Deutsche Bundesbank, BAFin)
  • Member of Committee on Banking Regulation, Association of German Pfandbrief Banks
  • Member of Round Table International Real Estate collateral, Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (references)
  • Member of Working Group on Alternative Energy Finance, Association of German Pfandbrief Banks
  • Member of German-Arabian Society
  • Member of German Near and Middle East Association
  • Member of German Australian Pacific Lawyer Association