Frank Dornseifer is Managing Director of Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI), the German advocacy organization for the Alternative Investment industry, and responsible for legal and policy affairs and public relations. He has been active for more than 18 years in various functions in investment management, capital markets and corporate law. He studied law at the universities of Bonn, Dublin (Trinity College) and Lausanne. After admission to the German Bar in 2000 he practiced various years as attorney in an international law firm in the field of corporate and securities law before joining the German Financial Regulator BaFin as deputy head of the policy unit within the investment management department. In this function he also represented BaFin in the Investment Management Committee of IOSCO. Mr. Dornseifer frequently publishes articles both on investment and corporate law and he is co-editor of legal commentaries on the German Investment Act and on the AIFM Directive. The finance committee of the German Bundestag, the EU commission and the European Parliament denominated him several times as expert on capital market law. Mr. Dornseifer gives frequently speeches at national and international conferences on investment and regulatory topics.
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