Dr. Jan Fasshauer is German Public Auditor/Tax Advisor and Partner at BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft in the Accounting Advisory Group/Technical Accounting Department in Frankfurt am Main. He provides a broad range of advisory services in connection with complex accounting questions, such as structured finance transactions (e.g. factoring, securitization, reverse factoring, leasing), accounting related valuations, business combinations and capital market transactions. Furthermore his experiences cover audits of financial statements of listed and non-listed clients according to IFRS and German GAAP of Technology, Industry and Trading Companies, as well as Banks, Leasing and Factoring Companies, Privat Equity/Venture Capital Funds and Real Estate Companies. Dr. Jan Fasshauer studied business administration and economics at London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) and at University of Giessen, was awarded with a doctorate (PhD.) in international accounting at University of Giessen, and is author of various publications on accounting issues.