Ulf Kreppel's practice focuses on cross-border securitizations and structured finance transactions. Amongst his clients are international financial institutions, investment firms and so-called "alternative capital providers". With more than 20 years of product experience, Mr. Kreppel has extensive expertise in the structuring and execution of structured finance transactions. This includes public and private securitizations, asset-based lending and covered bond transactions, structured as stand-alone term transactions as well as asset-backed notes programs. Mr. Kreppel advises on a variety of asset classes, such as auto loans and leases, consumer credits, trade receivables and real estate loans. He also acts as program counsel for several European-based asset-backed commercial paper programs. Mr. Kreppel has advised on a number of innovative and market-first transactions, including the purely blockchain-based issuance and settlement of asset-backed commercial paper. In addition, he regularly advises on regulatory aspects in financing transactions, e.g. on so-called "simple, transparent and standardized" (STS) securitizations as well as questions regarding the European Securitization Regulation. Mr. Kreppel has coauthored several articles on the legal risks and structural solutions for securitizations.