Marcus Columbu

Attorney at law
Telefon: +49 69 24 70 97 32

Advisor to numerous well-known companies on complex issues in the areas of banking and finance law. Special expertise in regulatory law (banks, financial service providers, fund managers). Strategic advisor to financial companies and fund managers in the areas of regulatory, compliance, ESG, processes and implementation of innovative measures. Chief Compliance Officer, money laundering officer and supervisory board member of medium-sized companies in the banking and financial sector.

act legal Germany is recommended in The Legal 500 Germany 2022 in the category Region Frankfurt/Main
act legal Germany's Marcus Columbu is listed as “top lawyer” for Capital Markets Law in WirtschaftsWoche 2022
The following act legal Germany lawyers are ranked in The Legal 500 Germany 2023 as “recommended lawyers”: Marcus Columbu
The following act legal Germany lawyers are ranked in The Legal 500 Germany 2024 as “recommended lawyers”: Dr. Sven Tischendorf, MBA; Dr. Tara Kamiyar-Müller; Dr. Stephan Schwilden, MBA; Dr. Fabian Laugwitz, MBA, LL.M. Eur.; Marcus Columbu; Dr. Fabian Brocke, LL.M.; Dr. Michelle Wiesner-Lameth; Dr. Alexander Höpfner

Banking and capital markets law, with a focus on banking and financial services supervisory law, regulatory compliance, environmental social and governance (ESG) and outsourcing

M&A (specialisation in carve-outs)

General commercial law



Chief Compliance Officer. ESG Representative. Supervisory Board Member.

Additional qualifications as a specialist in banking and capital markets law and in employment law

In 2012 he also acted as Interim General Counsel of a diversified conglomerate

Worked in the transactions field at a leading German corporate law firm until the beginning of 2010 and at an important German insolvency law firm before.

Studies and legal clerkship in Frankfurt / Main.

Currently pursuing a doctorate on corporate law.

Speaker at the renowned seminar organizers in the areas of banking and financial services supervision law.

Listed as a “TOP Lawyer” in Capital Markets Law (Ranking WirtschaftsWoche)