Peter Scherer is Partner at GSK Stockmann in Frankfurt with focus on banking and capital markets, especially financial regulatory, derivatives and other financial innovations, securitisation, trustee matters, safe custody law, currency and central banks law. Prior to joining GSK Stockmann in July 2014, Peter was three years associate in the Brussels office of Pünder, Volhard Weber & Axster, a major German law firm, then 22 years in its Frankfurt office (after a merger in 2000 Clifford Chance), from 1995 to 2014 as partner. He was admitted to the Bar in 1990. Peter had studied at J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt (law and politics) and Indiana University, Bloomington, USA (LL.M.). He had taken courses at Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA and Institut Monétaire, Luxembourg, had worked as bank clerk and trader with banks in Frankfurt and London and had been assistant professor with the Institute for Comparative Law at J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt. Peter published numerous articles and books on banking and capital markets law issues (including commentaries on the German Safe Custody Act and the German investment laws as well as an English language book on German banking regulation) and is Member of Bankrechtliche Vereinigung e.V. (Banking Law Association) and International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA). He speaks German, English and French.