Stephanie Kappen

Stephanie Kappen

Lawyer, Counsel, Certified Chief Compliance Officer

Stephanie Kappen

Stephanie Kappen advises companies in the financial sector and the real economy on the establishment and risk-appropriate alignment of individual compliance management systems to comply with legal obligations and industry-specific regulatory requirements.

In additionto general banking supervisory law and regulatory issues, she focuses on the implementation of the requirements of the German Money Laundering Act (Geldwäschegesetz) as well as the implementation of anti-fraud systems to avert damage potentials and liability risks. Based on her many years of experience as deputy group anti-money laundering officer of an internationally active bank, Stephanie Kappen takes on ongoing communication with the supervisory authorities and accompanies companies in regular or event-related audits. Her legal advice ranges from the preparation of risk analyses to the implementation of all necessary security measures to the assumption of legally required officer functions (e.g. money laundering officer; central office).

Stephanie Kappen is the contact person for questions relating to foreign trade law, in particular with regard to compliance with financial sanctions and embargo regulations. She advises on the contract drafting within the scope of supply agreements or financing, evaluates legal risks and defines customer due diligence processes for risk mitigation. With her in-house experience, Stephanie Kappen develops customized, efficient solutions for compliance with relevant sanctions regulations.

Within the scope of practice-oriented in-house employee training, Stephanie Kappen assumes the legal obligations arising from the Money Laundering Act and creates added value for the company's compliance culture and risk management through employee awareness seminars.

Languages: English

Professional background

Deputy Group Money Laundering Officer of an internationally operating large German Landesbank for many years

Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, lectureship for the subject "General Business Law"

Own law firm in Würzburg with focus on criminal law, white collar crime, criminal tax law

Legal clerkship at the District Court of Aschaffenburg with accompanying work in a medium-sized law firm in Würzburg

Law studies in Mainz and Würzburg

Trained as a bank clerk and worked at Dresdner Bank AG in Mainz

Fields of Competence of

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