Dr. Nils Rümpker

Lawyer and notary
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Dr. Nils Rümpker LL.M.

Nils Rümpker specializes in banking and capital market law. He advises and represents financial service providers in matters relating to private and public banking law, both in forensics and in drafting contracts. One focus of his work is the drafting of contracts, including their adaptation to new regulations (currently for example PSD II, MiFiD II and GDPR).

As a notary, he is an independent holder of a public office. In this role, he records legal transactions and performs all other notarial tasks, particularly in real estate transactions and corporate law.

Nils Rümpker speaks fluent English.

He is a lecturer at the University of Münster for the Master's program "Inheritance Law & Corporate Succession", a lecturer at the Academy of German Cooperatives ADG and is a member of the Banking Law Association - Scientific Society for Banking Law. 

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Nils Rümpker trained as a banker and subsequently studied law in Münster, with specialized foreign language training in common law and focus on banking and capital market law. After passing his first state law exam in 2008, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Corporate and Capital Markets Law under Prof. Dr. Matthias Casper. He earned his doctorate degree in 2010 with a thesis on banking law, and obtained a Master's degree in real estate law in 2011. He passed his second state law exam in 2012 and was admitted to the bar. Since 2017, he has been a specialist banking and capital market lawyer, and since 2019 also a notary.

Before joining Grüter, he was a partner at the law firm Streitbörger Speckmann.

Rümpker/Rüsing, Bürgschaft, Verbraucherrechterichtlinie; Außergeschäftsraumvertrag; Widerrufsrecht (Guarantee, Consumer Rights Directive; off-premises contract; right of revocation), comment on OLG Hamburg, judgment of 26.04.2019, (13 U 51/15) – WM 2020, 1066;

Rümpker, Anschlussberufung; (unzulässige) Feststellungsklage; nachinstanzliche Klageänderung (Cross-appeal; (inadmissible) declaratory action; subsequent amendment to complaint), comment on BGH, judgment of 03.07.2018 – XI ZR 572/16, WuB 2018, 597;

Rümpker, Zulässigkeit einer negativen Feststellungsklage in Widerrufsfällen; durch Abstellen auf den Vertragsschluss freiwillig verlängerte Widerrufsfrist (Admissibility of an action for negative declaratory judgement in cases of revocation; revocation period voluntarily extended by reference to the conclusion of the contratc), comment on BGH, judgment of 16.05.2017- XI ZR 586/15 (WM 2017, 1258), WuB 2017, 540;

Rümpker, Anforderungen an eine wirksame Widerrufsbelehrung im Verbraucherdarlehensvertrag, Rechtsfolgen und Voraussetzungen eines verbundenen Geschäfts (Requirements for effective instructions on revocation in consumer loan agreements - legal consequences and conditions of an associated transaction), comment on OLG Karlsruhe of 17.09.2014 – 17 U 239/13 (WM 2014, 2162), WuB 2015, 53;

Rümpker, Unwirksame Zahlungsklausel eines Energieversorgungsunternehmens (Ineffective payment clause of an energy supply company), comment on BGH of 05.06.2013 - VIII ZR 131/12 (WM 2013, 1260), WuB IV C. § 307 BGB 8.13;

Rümpker, Die Kündigung der Sicherungsgrundschuld im Lichte des § 1193 Abs. 2 BGB n.F (Termination of the security land charge in light of Section 1193 (2) of the Civil Code (new version). in: Forum Immobilienrecht 2011, editors: Prof. Dr. Matthias Casper / Dr. Matthias Durst, Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden 2012;

Rümpker, Forderungs- und Grundschuldzession nach dem Risikobegrenzungsgesetz (Assignment of receivables and land charges in accordance with the German Risk Mitigation Act), Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden 2010;

Rümpker, Ad Legendum 2010, 9 et seqq. "Das Gesetz zur Begrenzung der mit Finanzinvestitionen verbundenen Risiken (Risikobegrenzungsgesetz)" (The Act to Mitigate the Risks Associated with Financial Investments (German Risk Mitigation Act));

Casper/Rümpker, LMK 2008, 269900, "Lastschrift im Einzugsermächtigungsverfahren und Stellung des Insolvenzverwalters (Direct debits in direct debit authorization procedures and the position of the insolvency administrator) – comment on BGH of 10.06.08, XI ZR 283/06"
Rümpker, ZBB 2008, 438 et seq., "3. Münsteraner Bankrechtstag – Bankrecht zwischen Brüssel und Berlin" (Third Münster Banking law Conference -Banking law between Brussels and Berlin).