Frank Michael Bauer, LL.M.

Senior Manager

Location Köln
Barbarossaplatz 1a
50674 Köln

Tel.+49 221 271689 1649
Mobil+49 151 51174884

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Legal fields

Consulting focus

Banking and capital markets law
Investment Law


  • Lawyer
  • LL.M.oec. (University of Cologne)
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Frank Michael Bauer has many years of experience in various management functions as an in-house lawyer in the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe and as an external legal advisor. He specializes in banking and securities regulatory law, MiFID2/MiFIR, ESG regulation and compliance.

Frank Michael Bauer has supported various regulatory implementation and optimization projects in the areas of MiFID2, securities business, capital markets and treasury. He is a lecturer at the Hochschule für Finanzwirtschaft & Management der Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe.


  • 2021-2023 Lawyer / in-house lawyer, Director, Fincon Reply Unternehmensberatung
  • 2017-2020 Lawyer / in-house lawyer, Head of Legal Department, Sparkasse Köln Bonn
  • 2014-2017 Lawyer / in-house lawyer, Head of MiFID II project, DSGV
  • 2003-2017 Lawyer / in-house lawyer, Head of Legal Department, KSK Cologne
  • 2003 Admission to the bar
  • Publications

    Best execution, the duty to execute client orders in the best possible way

    in: Ellenberger/Schäfer/Clouth/Lang (eds.), Praktikerhandbuch Wertpapier- und Derivategeschäft, Finanz Colloquium Heidelberg, 6th ed. 2023
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