Marcus Columbu

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

Advice to numerous prestigious companies on complex matters in the area of banking and financial law as well as commercial carve-outs, the resulting interfaces and on questions of commercial and contract law. Special expertise in banking supervisory law, capital market law and litigation. Strategic advisor to financial services companies and fund managers in the areas of ESG, processes and implementation of innovative measures. Chief Compliance Officer, ESG Representative and Member of the Supervisory Board of medium-sized companies in the 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

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)