Dr. Jan Fasshauer is an auditor at KPMG in the Financial Services department in Frankfurt am Main. As a Senior Manager, he provides professional assurance and accounting services in connection with structured finance transactions (e. g. factoring, securitization, reverse factoring, leasing). He is auditor of financial statements of listed and non-listed clients in the banking and alternative asset management industry (e.g. private equity and real estate) according to IFRS, German GAAP as well as regulatory requirements. His experiences cover also professional services in connection with IPOs/capital market transactions (e.g. combined financial statements, comfort letters), IFRS conversions (e.g. IFRS 9, IFRS 10, IFRS 15, IFRS 16) well as banking and alternative asset management regulation. Jan studied business and economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and at the University of Giessen, was awarded with a doctorate (PhD.) about international accounting by the University of Giessen, and is author of various publications on accounting issues.