Florian Riess, lawyer and specialist in banking and investment law, works mainly in the field of civil law and here in the areas of consumer protection and banking & investment law.
Mr. Florian Riess worked for several years in one of the leading German consumer law firms and was responsible for numerous proceedings against major German banks such as Deutsche Bank AG, Commerzbank AG, but also against financial service providers such as AWD (now Swiss Life Select) or DVAG. These were mainly claims for damages due to faulty investment advice or loan cancellations due to faulty cancellation policy. Mr. Riess also advises and represents clients in questions concerning the so-called emissions trading of diesel vehicles.
Another focus of lawyer Florian Riess is gambling and catering law. Here he concentrates primarily on the special questions which can arise in the context of the opening of a restaurant as well as in the ongoing operation of a restaurant. Furthermore, Florian Riess devotes himself to the topic of “Installation of gambling machines in restaurants” and advises restaurateurs on the important administrative requirements that must be observed and fulfilled in this regard. Upon request, Mr. Florian Riess accompanies interested restaurateurs through these administrative approval and permit procedures in order to achieve the best possible result.
Furthermore, Mr. Riess is a certified expert for data protection (DEKRA certificate) and as such active in our data protection law department.