Dr. Jens H. Kunz , LL.M. (UT Austin)

Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt)
Practice Group Banking & Finance
Practice Group Real Estate Investments

Dr Jens H. Kunz is a partner in Noerr’s Frankfurt office and a member of the Noerr Banking & Finance Group and other practice groups. He advises national and international banks, financial services providers, payment institutions, funds initiators, asset management companies and other companies affected by financial regulatory law on all matters relating to financial supervision, including investment and money-laundering law. Apart from ongoing advice on current regulatory challenges, his practice also focuses on assisting clients with the financial regulatory aspects of transactions in the fields of funds and M&A and capital markets.


  • Financial regulation (banking, investment services and payment services supervisory law)
  • Investment law
  • Money laundering law
  • Banking and capital market law


  • Legal studies at the Universities of Gießen, Lausanne (Switzerland) and the University of Texas at Austin (USA)
  • Research assistant at the Chair of Prof. Hammen at the University of Gießen
  • Lawyer with a major international law firm focusing on financial regulatory law and capital markets law
  • Secondment in the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup Global Markets Deutschland AG
  • With Noerr since 2014
  • Admitted to the Frankfurt Chamber of Lawyers


  • Frequently recommended lawyer for Banking and Regulatory, JUVE 2015/2016 and 2016/2017
  • The ‘very good’ team headed by Torsten Fett and Jens Kunz has particular expertise in payment services supervisory law and often uses this in the growth sector FinTech. Legal 500

Selected Publications

  • Umsetzung der 4. EU-Geldwäscherichtlinie in Deutschland in: "Geldwäscheprävention - Recht, Produkte, Branchen", 2018
  • Regulierung: Grundlegende Neufassung des Geldwäschegesetzes steht kurz bevor, in: die Bank 06/2017, p. 42 et. seq.
  • Finanzdienstleistungen im Internet, in: Bräutigam/Rücker (ed.), E-Commerce Rechtshandbuch, 2017
  • Die neue Zahlungsdiensterichtlinie (PSD II) - Regulatorische Erfassung “Dritter Zahlungsdienstleister” und anderer Leistungsanbieter - Teil 2, in Compliance Berater, 12/2016, from p. 457
  • Die neue Zahlungsdiensterichtlinie (PSD II): Regulatorische Erfassung “Dritter Zahlungsdienstleister” und anderer Leistungsanbieter – Teil 1, in Compliance-Berater, 11/2016, p. 416-410
  • Germany’s revision of the ‘minimum requirements for risk management‘ (with Elisabeth Heuser), Risk and Compliance Magazine, Jul-Sep 2016, p. 179-185
  • Synthetischer Forderungskauf als Ausweg bei “harten” Abtretungsverboten? (with Wolf Stumpf) in: Finanzierung Leasing Factoring, issue 4/2016, p. 167-171
  • Regulierung: Neuerungen durch das Zahlungskontengesetz, in: die Bank 06/2016
  • Compromise for the revision of the regulation of payment services (with Matthias Schirmer), in: Risk & Compliance, issue Oct-Dec 2015
  • 4. EU-Geldwäsche-RL: Auswirkungen auf Unternehmen, Banken und Berater, in: Betriebsberater 41/2015, from p. 2435