Stefan Paulmayer is a partner in the Vienna office of CMS and an attorney-at-law for banking and finance, specialising in financing transactions, asset-backed financing (securitisation), restructuring and insolvency law, derivative transactions, (banking) supervisory law and capital markets law. He has often worked at the interface between capital markets and regulatory law as well as corporate law in large capital market deals and he regularly advises domestic and international clients in (real estate) financing transactions. Stefan advises issuers of classic capital market instruments such as shares and bonds as well as fintechs on their initial token offerings based on blockchain technology. As a result of his previous work at the global consulting firm PwC, he has a very pragmatic approach to business that clients appreciate. Stefan is repeatedly mentioned as a leading lawyer in the field of banking and finance by JUVE, Best Lawyers, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000, among others.