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Dr. Otmar Stöcker

Otmar M. Stöcker, PhD, is Managing Director and Head of Department “Cover Assets” in the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks in Berlin. He is responsible for German Pfandbrief law, public finance, comparison of covered bond legislation and mortgage finance in Europe, US, Canada and Japan. He is chairing the expert group "Round Table on Security Rights over Real Property in Europe".

Furthermore he initiated and chairs the research group, called "Round Table Covered Bond Legislation". He has been working for the Association since 1989 in several senior positions. Additionally, he has advised parliaments, ministries, banking supervision authorities and banks in central and eastern European countries in transition on covered bonds, mortgage and real estate finance, mortgage law and land register law.

He has authored numerous publications on national and international covered bond and mortgage finance issues. He holds a law degree and PhD from the University of Wuerzburg.

by Dr. Otmar Stöcker