Adrian Pandza is an associate in the Frankfurt office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department. He advises national and international clients on both transactional and financial regulatory matters.

Mr. Pandza advises on regulatory, compliance, and transactional issues in connection with banking law, banking regulation, and capital markets regulation. As a member of the Financial Institutions Group, he advises national and international clients on:

  • Prudential supervision of banks and investment firms (including CRR/CRD V)
  • Securities-related compliance (including MAR, MiFID/MiFID II)
  • M&A in the financial sector
  • Corporate governance and remuneration systems
  • Fintech innovations and ICOs
  • Regulatory enforcement and investigations
  • AML requirements

Prior to joining Latham as an associate, Mr. Pandza worked as a law clerk in Latham’s Frankfurt and Singapore offices.

Mr. Pandza’s experience includes advising:

  • Hg on an owner control proceeding in relation to a license proceeding of a portfolio company
  • A global crypto trading platform on the establishment of German business operations
  • A shareholder of a German leasing company on regulatory matters
  • A shareholder of a German bank on regulatory matters

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)


  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court Frankfurt am Main, 2023
  • First German State Exam, University of Mannheim, 2021
  • BSc, University of Wuerzburg, 2021
  • LLB, University of Mannheim, 2018

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Croatian