Daniela Schmitt


Daniela focuses on banking and financial services regulation.
Another focus of her work is on securitisation and cross-border structured financing. Daniela advises national and international financial institutions and institutional investors on structuring, implementation and handling issues as well as on regulatory matters.

Published Work

  • Dr. Daniela Schmitt BKR "Art. 246e EGBGB - Civil law consumer protection through the law on administrative offenses" together with Leif Schubert and Holger Jacobs
  • Dr. Daniela Schmitt (2022) Lecture on ESG in Capital Markets Products as part of the A&O Basic Seminar on Banking Supervision Law
  • Dr. Daniela Schmitt (2022) Panelist at the Global ABs in London on Advancing the Sustainable Finance Agenda, Global ABS Conference London
  • Dr. Daniela Schmitt (2021) Guest speaker for the German Webinar with European DataWarehouse - Disclosure in public vs private deals



Doctor of  Law, Germany, 2017

Admitted as German Rechtsanwältin, 2009

Assessorin, Germany, 2009

Referendarin, Germany, 2006


Doctor of  Law, Germany, 2017

Second German Law Degree, 2009

Magistrate in European and International Business Law, Germany, 2007

First German Law Degree, 2006

Study abroad, Distinction in Certificate in legal studies, English University of  Leicester, 2002-2003

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.