Dr Dietmar Helms is a partner in the Hogan Lovells‘ Frankfurt office and a member of its International Debt Capital Markets group. Dietmar advises banks and corporations on all aspects of legal questions relating to the banking, corporation and capital markets business. He focuses on structured finance and asset backed securitisations, general banking and finance law as well as derivatives and financial products.In addition, Dietmar specialises in ABS and ABCP transactions in the automotive sector. Dietmar regularly publishes legal articles and speaks at seminars in the fields of corporate and financial law. He studied law at the universities of Frankfurt am Main, Heidelberg and Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and was awarded a doctorate (Doktor jur.) in 1998. He qualified as a lawyer in 1999.