Dr. iur. Nicolas Bracher LL.M.


Legitimationsprüfung und Risikotransfer bei E-Mail-Zahlungsaufträgen

Fraudulent falsifications of payment orders have been a long-known issue in banking. Pursuant to statutory law banks are obliged to verify the authenticity and integrity of payment orders and, thus, bear the financial risks of undetected falsifications. In practice however, this legal situation is commonly, and permissibly, modi­fied by specific contractual clauses which transfer the financial…