Dr Peter Rösmann

Lawyer and Notary Public
Certified banking and capital market lawyer

Dr Peter Rösmann is a lawyer, notary public and partner of the firm. He is a certified banking and capital market lawyer. He trained as a banker, studied banking law and earned his doctorate in banking law. Dr Rösmann advises and represents savings banks, local cooperative banks, large banks, insurance companies and other financial service providers, particularly in investment law as well as loan agreement and credit security law. His work extends to the interfaces between insolvency, insurance and corporate law. With at least 150 court hearings per year, his work is focused on litigation. Within this framework, he develops cross-case defence strategies for class action suits. Dr Rösmann publishes and presents academic articles on banking law.


Since 2020: Notary public in Hamm

Since 2020: Honorary lecturer at the International School of Management (ISM) for capital market law

Since 2016: Certified banking and capital market lawyer

Since 2014: Partner at Streitbörger

Since 2010: Lawyer

2007 – 2008: Research assistant at Streitbörger

2008- 2010: Legal clerkship at the District Court of Münster with stations in Windhoek (Namibia), Hamm and Düsseldorf, 2nd state examination (2010)

2006-2009: Wrote dissertation with Prof Dr Matthias Casper, University of Münster, PhD (01/2009), doctoral scholarship from the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe e.V. (Savings Banks Finance Group)

2002- 2006: Law studies at the University of Münster
Supplementary studies in banking law, 1st state examination (2006), collegiate grant recipient of the Eberle-Butschkau Foundation

1999- 2002: Training as a banker


Dr Peter Rösmann

Streitbörger PartGmbB
Heßlerstraße 40
59065 Hamm

Phone +49 (0) 2381 / 1608-230
Fax +49 (0) 2381 / 1608-200



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Rösmann, No forfeiture of the right of withdrawal if the loan agreement is still running, comment on OLG Frankfurt, judgment of February 09, 2022 - 17 U 52/21 (ZIP 2022, 889), EWiR 2022, 353


Rösmann, Negative interest - Exclusion by general terms and conditions for old loans - ambiguity rule, comment on OLG Düsseldorf, judgment of October 28, 2021 – I-5 U 29/21 (WM 2022,118), WuB 2022, 124

Rösmann, On the unfairness of a clause in a consumer contract in a mortgage loan agreement denominated in a foreign currency (“Bank BPH”), comment on the ECJ, ruling by v. April 29, 2021 – Case C-19/20 (BB 2021, 1089), EWiR 2021, 577

Rösmann, Suspension of the statute of limitations for a claim for repayment after the installment loan has become due in full due to late payment, notes to the Federal Supreme Court Ruling of 14 July 2020 – XI ZR 553/19 (ZIP 2020, 1803), EWiR 2020, 707

Rösmann, “On the scope of the legal fiction of the model for instruction on the right of revocation“, notes to the Federal Supreme Court Ruling of 26 November 2019 – Case XI ZR 307/18, ZIP 2020,111, EWiR 2020,163

Rösmann, “Calculating the early repayment fee in the event of extraordinary termination of a commercial loan agreement due to default in payment - Note on Federal Supreme Court Ruling of 20 February 2018 - Case XI ZR 445/17 (ZIP 2018, 821)”, EWiR 2018, 385

Rösmann, “Instructions on revocation - summary with additions outside the instructions - Note on Federal Supreme Court Ruling of 10 October 2017 - Case XI ZR 443/16 (WM 2017, 2248)”, WuB 2018, 117

Rösmann, “Inadmissibility of a termination clause in general terms and conditions for building society savings contracts - Note on District Court of Karlsruhe judgement of 1 September 2017 - Case 10 O 509/16 (WM 2017, 2064)”, WuB 2018, 81

Rösmann, “Presentation of soft costs in prospectuses - Note on Federal Supreme Court Ruling of 21 June 2016 - Case II ZR 331/14 (WM 2016, 1487)”, WuB 2016, 682

Rösmann/Heide, The kick-back rulings of the Federal Supreme Court from a practical perspective, AD LEGENDUM 2013, 8 ff.

Batereau/Rösmann, “Comment on Higher Regional Court of München,” WM 2012, 1536 (Case 5 U 2167/11), WuB IV F. 1.12

Rösmann, “Contractual obligations of the banking industry based on voluntary commitments and § 21 of the General Equal Treatment Act”, Frankfurt am Main, 2009

(all publications in German)




Member of the Banking law Association - Academic Society for Banking law

Member of the Eberle-Butschkau Foundation alumni association of the Sparkasse Financial Group


Stays abroad:

2008: Federal Foreign Office, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Windhoek, Namibia

2003: CCC - Cape Communication Centre, Cape Town, South Africa