Germany

Overview


As one of the powerhouse countries in the European Union, Germany continues to solidify its position as a global economic leader. As part of McDermott’s robust international practice, the lawyers in our Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich offices likewise provide top-quality, industry-leading legal counsel to privately held and publicly traded German clients doing business in Germany, as well as to non-German and German clients with operations and investments worldwide.

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Results


Capital Markets

  • Baader, one of the leading investment banks for the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and market leader in trading financial instruments, with the public offering of €46.4 million and as underwriters’ counsel in the capital increase and public offering of shares and convertible bonds of Medigene AG, including as to US law
  • 4SC AG, an innovative biotech company with a strong focus on research and development, with the public offering of shares and a swap of shareholder loan to equity with a value of nearly €30 million
  • CompuGroup Medical, a provider of software to improve health and the quality of life, on a variety of legal needs connected with capital markets activities, including its €400 million syndicated loan, annual shareholders meeting, share buy backs and ad hoc publications, and regarding numerous acquisitions, including health4vision

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People


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Key Contacts


Dr. Norbert Schulte

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Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / September 24, 2019

Unternehmeredition / Unternehmeredition

Unternehmeredition / July 2019

Germany / Speaking Engagements / July 15, 2019

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / April 12, 2019

Getting the Deal Through – Patents 2019 / April 2019

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht / February 2019

Special Report / 18. February 2019

StB (Der Steuerberater) / January 2019

Getting the Deal Through / January 2019

International News / Winter 2018

Betriebs-Berater, Issue 50 / December 10, 2018

Germany / Unternehmeredition / December 10, 2018

Borsen-Zeitung / December 1, 2018

Brussels, Belgium / Speaking Engagements / November 28-29, 2018

London, United Kingdom / Speaking Engagements / November 20-21, 2018

JUVE Handbuch 2018/2019 / November 2018

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / November 13, 2018

Pharm. Ind. 80, Issue 10 / November 2018

Unternehmeredition, Special edition "Familienvermögen", Issue 5 / October 2018

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / November 3, 2018

Handelsblatt (Germany) / November 1, 2018

Immobilien Zeitung (Germany) / October 4, 2018

Paris, France / McDermott Event / September 26, 2018

Paris, France / McDermott Event / September 25, 2018

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / September 25, 2018

M&A Review, special MuMAC edition 2018, / September 24, 2018

M&A Review, special MuMAC edition 2018 / September 24, 2018

Immobilien Zeitung (Germany) / September 13, 2018

Einspruch Magazin (Germany) / September 12, 2018

Helsinki, Finland / McDermott Event / August 30, 2018

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, "Recht & Steuern“ / August 15, 2018

Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany / Speaking Engagements / August 11 - 15, 2018

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / August 1, 2018

On the Subject / July 16, 2018

Unternehmensjurist, Issue 4 / July 2018

Copenhagen, Denmark / McDermott Event / June 13, 2018

Business Law Magazine, Issue 2 / June, 2018

The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide / June 4, 2018

ICC Germany Magazin, Issue 06 / May 2018

Munich, Germany / Speaking Engagements / May 17, 2018

Milan, Italy / McDermott Event / May 15, 2018

Washington, District of Columbia / Speaking Engagements / May 3-4, 2018

Legal Tribune online / April 21, 2018

Resource Centers / April 2018

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / April 16, 2018

International News / April 2018

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 10 / April 2, 2018

Patents 2018 / April 2018

Special Report / March 28, 2018

Frankfurt, Germany / Speaking Engagements / March 22, 2018

Cologne, Germany / Speaking Engagements / March 13, 2018

Washington, District of Columbia / Speaking Engagements / March 8, 2018

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / March 2, 2018

Unternehmeredition (Germany) / March 2018

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 5 / February 8, 2018

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) / February 6, 2018

Wolters Kluwer Competition Law Blog / February 1, 2018

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard / January 27, 2018

Ärzte Zeitung / January 26, 2018

Unternehmeredition / January 8, 2018

Nomos Verlag – Schriften zum Insolvenzrecht, Vol. 64 / December 2017

Der Betrieb, Issue 50 / December 15, 2017

Berlin, Germany / Speaking Engagements / December 12, 2017

Unternehmeredition, Issue 6 / December 2017

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 35 / December 7, 2017

Börsen-Zeitung / December 5, 2017

ICC Germany Magazin, Issue 5 / December 2017

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / November 30, 2017

GesR, Issue 11 / November 2017

Patient Individual Blister of Medicines in the Care of the Elderly

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / November 21, 2017

Unternehmensjurist, Issue 6 / November/December 2017

On the Subject / October 4, 2017

On the Subject / September 25, 2017

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / September 19, 2017

Berlin, Germany / Speaking Engagements / September 19, 2017

Helsinki, Finland / McDermott Event / August 30, 2017

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 22 / August 3, 2017

Betriebs-Berater, Issue 31 / July 31, 2017

Comment on the BVerfG judgment from July 11, 2017 - 1 BvR 1571/15 et al. ("Bargaining ...

Luchterhand Verlag / July 17, 2017

AÜG Comment to the Law on Temporary Work, 3nd Edition

Frankfurt, Germany / Speaking Engagements / June 29, 2017

London, United Kingdom / McDermott Event / June 28, 2017

Publications / June 26, 2017

Commentary posted on Deutsche Mittelstandsfinanz GmbH / June 21, 2017

BOARD, Issue 3 / June 15, 2017

NZI 2017, Issue 12 / June 2017

Invalidity of a Subordination Agreement (Rangrücktritt) in General Terms ...

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM-RD), Issue 6 / June 2017

Analysis of the ECJ Decision of 13.03.2017 – C-138/16 – AKM/Zürs.net – About ...

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / June 1, 2017

BKR Zeitschrift für Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht, Issue 5 / May 23, 2017

Getting the Deal Through: Patents 2017, Thirteenth Edition / May 2017

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / May 8, 2017

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Heft 5 / May, 2017

Program Distribution via the Internet to Hotels – About the Position of Right ...

PharmaR, Issue 4 / April 30, 2017

Re-Introduction of the Prohibition of Online Sales of Rx-Drugs – Admissible Under Constitutional ...

Dortmund, Germany / Speaking Engagements / April 26, 2017

DER BETRIEB (Germany) / April 24, 2017

Munich, Germany / Speaking Engagements / April 24, 2017

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / March 30, 2017

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / March 27, 2017

Unternehmeredition „Steuern & Recht" (Germany) / March 2017

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / March 22, 2017

Website Business Law Magazine / March, 2017

Munich, Germany / Speaking Engagements / March 20, 2017

Tschöpe, 10th Revised Edition (Germany) / March, 2017

Frankfurt, Germany / McDermott Event / March 9-10, 2017

Wuppertal, Germany / Speaking Engagements / March 8, 2017

Unternehmeredition (Germany) / March, 2017

Frankfurt, Germany / McDermott Event / March 6, 2017

Betriebs-Berater Issue 9, 2017 / February 27, 2017

Solingen, Germany / Speaking Engagements / February 16, 2017

Special Report / January 2017

Die Deutsche Wirtschaft (Germany) / December 8, 2016

On the Subject / December 6, 2016

On the Subject / December 5, 2016

Zeitschrift für Datenschutz (Germany) / December 1, 2016

ZIP, Issue 44 / November 11, 2016

Antitrust M&A Snapshot / October 2016

Real Estate Finance Journal / Fall, 2016

Handbook for Restructurings of Business Enterprises / 2016

The Crisis of Business Enterprises From a Shareholder’s Perspective

Corporate Compliance - Handbuch der Haftungsvermeidung im Unternehmen (Germany) / August 2016

Umsatzsteuer-Rundschau(Germany) / August 20, 2016

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany) / August 16, 2016

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / May 27, 2016

Unternehmeredition, Issue 3 / May 18, 2016

Cyber Security Law & Practice: Volume 2, Issue 4 / April 2016

The Chilling Ransomware Threat Facing Hospitals

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / April 27, 2016

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG) (Germany), Issue 12 / April 2016

Cyber Security Law & Practice (London) / April 2016

Der Handel (Germany) / April 11, 2016

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 4 / April 2016

Haufe.de (Germany) / March 22, 2016

Personalmagazin (Germany) / March 22, 2016

Betriebs Berater (Germany) / March 14, 2016

Der Betrieb (Germany) / March 4, 2016

Cologne Comment on Antitrust Law, Volume 1 / 2016

Comment on Sec. 33-34a ARC, in: Busche/Röhling

Handelsblatt Supplement "Initiativbanking" (Germany) / February 25, 2016

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / February 19, 2016

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / February 17, 2016

FINANCE, special supplement TOP-Kanzleien, 1-2016 / January/February 2016

Antitrust Violations and Risk Management

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / February 3, 2016

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / February 2, 2016

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 2 / February, 2016

Decision of the German Federal Court of Justice, dated September 17, 2015 – I ZR 228/14 ...

Unternehmeredition (Germany) / January 20, 2016

Special Report / January 20, 2016

NZI 2016, Issue 1 / January 2016

The Realisation of “Double Securities” in Insolvency Proceeding - Chance to Fix ...

International Insolvency Law Review / January 2016

German Court Decisions on European and International Insolvency Law

Der Betrieb, Issue 50 / December 11, 2015

"German as Mother Tongue" - Discriminatory Requirements in an Employment Ad

Der Betrieb, Issue 49 / December 4, 2015

The Draft Bill Re. the Reform of Temporary Workers and the Contract ...

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 34 / December 3, 2015

Recent Developments in Tax Law: Tax Amendment Act 2015

Unternehmensjurist, Issue 6 / December, 2015

Transition Service Agreements - Important for Economic Success of a Transaction

Unternehmeredition Internationalisierung 2015 / December 2015

Globalization of the Liability? The Liability of Managers does Not Stop at ...

Finanz-Rundschau, Issue 21 / November 2015

Income Tax Aspects of Subordination in Acquisitions and Renovations

MMR Multimedia und Recht, Issue 11 / November 12, 2015

UnternehmerEdition "Health“, Issue 4 / October 2015

Telemedicine in Germany - What Legal Changes Are Needed and What Are ...

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / October 27, 2015

Unternehmeredition "Personal, Strategie" / October 2015

Escape From The Collective Agreement

Rheinische Post, Special Supplement for the RP-Economic Forum "Insolvency & Reorganization 2015" / October 23, 2015

More Courage to Early Solution

Der Betrieb, Issue 41 / October 9, 2015

Professional Football and Labor - Two Worlds Collide

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / October 7, 2015

Legal Framework in Selected Countries: Sweden / September 2015

The Legal Framework for Renewable Energy Projects

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / September 9, 2015

And They Adhere Yet! - Air Traffic Controllers Strike - Damages v ...

Getting the Deal Through / September 2015

Betriebs-Berater, Issue 36 / August 31, 2015

German Income Tax Aspects Regarding Loan Security Provided for Acquisition and Group ...

Unternehmeredition, Issue Private Equity / M&A / August 2015

Public-to-Private: Now or Never

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 24 / August 2015

Recent Developments in Tax Law: European Court of Justice re. Verder Lab ...

MMR MultiMedia und Recht, Issue 8 / August 7, 2015

The Legal Framework for Connected Cars – An Overview of Legal Issues Relating ...

Betriebs-Berater / August 3, 2015

“Nivea-Blue" Decision of the German Federal Supreme Court - Who Owns the ...

Der Betrieb, Issue 26 / June 26, 2015

The New Law on Collective Unit

Personalmagazin, Issue 7 / June 2015

Legitimacy of Fixed-Term Contracts with Professional Soccer Players

Unternehmeredition Restrukturierung / June 2015

Contractors in Crisis

Der Betrieb, Issue 24 / June 12, 2015

Professional Football Will Be Put On Trial

NZG, Issue 16 / June 5, 2015

Registration of a Domination-and-Profit-and-Loss-Transfer Agreement with the Commercial Register of the Dominating ...

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 14 / May 15, 2015

The "Base Erosion And Profit Shifting" Action Plan of the OECD

Publications / May 2015

Joint Venture Companies (4th Edition)

Der Betrieb, Issue 18 / April 30, 2015

The New EU Antitrust Damages Directive: ‘Follow-On’ Damages Actions Strengthened

PharmaRecht, Issue 4 / April 30, 2015

Comparable Drugs in Price Negotiations Under Sec. 130b SGB V

Betriebs-Berater, Issue 18 / April 27, 2015

Termination Due to Competitive Activity During a Terminated Employment Relationship

M&A Review, Issue 5 / April 25, 2015

Tax Aspects in Structuring Management Participation Programs, Especially in PE-Transactions, LBO’s ...

Der Betrieb, Issue 16 / April 17, 2015

No Possibility of Recourse of the Company in Antitrust Penalties

Der Betrieb, Issue 12 / March 20, 2015

De Minimis Threshold for the Infection Due to Trade Income Under Section 15 ...

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard / March 17, 2015

German Bundestag Adopts Rules on "Women's Quota"

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard / March 2, 2015

Garnishment Dilemma Among Shift Workers

Handelsblatt Supplement "Initiativbanking", Issue 1 / February 26, 2015

Management Participations, from Employed Manager to Entrepreneur

Der Betrieb, Issue 8 / February 20, 2015

Attribution of Real Estate for German Real Estate Transfer Tax Purposes in ...

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard / February 20, 2015

Admissibility of Secret Video Surveillance and Prohibition of the Use of Promotional ...

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard / February 18, 2015

Federal Labor Court: Ineffectiveness of Termination Without Notice for Sexual Harassment

Unternehmeredition: Steuern & Recht / February 2015

Silicon Valley in Germany? Recruitment and Solicitation

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard / February 3, 2015

Dispute Over Right of Participation of the Works Council at Establishing a ...

FINANCE, Special Edition "Topkanzleien," Restructuring / February 2015

The Management at the Area of Conflict

Betriebs Berater 2015, Issue 5 / February 2015

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 2 / February, 2015

Cable Retransmission in Housing Complexes – A Review of the “Ramses” Decision by ...

Der Betrieb, Issue 5 / January 30, 2015

European Court of Justice’s decision C-354/13 ("Obesity as "disability" within the ...

Wirtschaftswoche, Issue 5 / January 26, 2015

European Court of Justice: Can Obesity Constitute Disability According to EU law?

PLATOW Online / January 12, 2015

Publications / 2015

WpHG: Commentary on the German Securities Trading Act

EWiR – Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht, Issue 24 / December 19, 2014

Termination Rights of a Bond in Insolvency Related Matters

NWB Verlag / December 2014

Practice of International Tax Law 2014

Der Betrieb, Issue 50 / December 12, 2014

Additional Holidays for Older Employees

Betriebs-Berater, Issue 50 / December 8, 2014

ECJ Decision: Consideration of Group-Internal Sales When Calculating Antitrust Fines

Der Betrieb, Issue 49 / December 5, 2014

Multiple CBA and Current Legislation

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 34 / December 4, 2014

Recent Developments in Tax Law: Update On International Group Taxation

International News / Winter 2014

Pharmind, Issue 11 / November 2014

New Developments On Combating Corruption and Compliance In Healthcare

Handelsblatt-Rechtsboard / November 18, 2014

BAG: Grade 3 Continues to Denote Average Job Performance in Reference Letters

International Law Office Newsletter, Germany / October 29, 2014

German Perspective on New EU Clinical Trials Regulation

Betriebs-Berater online / October 2014

Apple Store Construction is Registered as a Three-Dimensional Brand - a Pioneer ...

Handelsblatt - Rechtsboard / October 23, 2014

Differentiation of Leave Entitlement Regarding the Age

SchiedsVZ (German Arbitration Journal), Issue 5 / September/October 2014

Roundtable ‘Investment Law and Investment Arbitration’

M&A Review, Issue 11 / October 2014

Cross-border Transformations of Companies as a New Option

absatzwirtschaft.de / October 6, 2014

ECJ Decision: Brand Protection for Original Store Design Possible

Handelsblatt-Rechtsboard / September 30, 2014

Headscarf Ban in Christian Hospital

Munich, Germany / Diversity Event / September 24, 2014

Betriebs-Berater / September 15, 2014

ECJ: Representation of the Design of a Sales Area is Basically a ...

Der Betrieb, Issue 36 / September 10, 2014

Possibility to Preclude the Contestation of Direct Payments by the Principal to ...

Handelsblatt Blog / September 9, 2014

Business-Damaging Statements About the Employer

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 27 / September 2014

Nordea Bank Decision of the ECJ: A Further Development in the Jurisdiction ...

Venture Capital Magazine, Special Issue "Private Equity für Stiftungen" / September 2014

Different Forms of Investment in Private Equity and Their Suitability for Foundations

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 8/9 / September, 2014

Decision Aero.tv According to German Law

Unternehmeredition – Private Equity/M&A / August 2014

Family Office as an Investor

WiWo-Blog Management / August 6, 2014

Tax Rules for Corporate Events

Betriebs-Berater / July 30, 2014

Apple Flag Ship Store Design Registered as Trademark

MMR MultiMedia und Recht, Issue 6 / June 2014

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard-Blog / June 5, 2014

That’s Awesome! - Limits of Competition

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard-Blog / May 27, 2014

Vacation Allowance for Union Members

Cologne, Germany / Diversity Event / May 20 - 22, 2014

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 13 / May 2014

Recent Developments in Tax Law: Plea for the Report to the Fiscal ...

Der Betrieb, Issue 16 / April 18, 2014

Higher Regional Court Hamm Preserves Insight Into Antitrust Leniency

eHealth Law & Policy, Volume 1, Issue 2 / March 2014

Germany Further Liberalises Pharma Advertising Online

International Law Office Newsletter, Germany / February 26, 2014

Generic Drug and API Producers Deal with the Bolar Exemption

International Law Office Newsletter, Germany / February 19, 2014

Yet another Health Reform and Seizure of Retiring Doctors' Practices

Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG), Issue 3 / January 2014

Recent Developments in Tax Law: Real Estate Transfer Tax

Healthcare Marketing - Das Fachmagazin für Gesundheitsmarken, Issue 1-2 / January 2014

Patent Expirations: Generic Drugs and Active Ingredient Producers from the Perspective of ...

Betriebs-Berater / January 2014

Class Action-Like Lawsuits in Cartel Damages Cases Inadmissible if Plaintiff Lacks Funds ...

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / May 14, 2012

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 12 / December, 2009

The Decision of the Regional Court of Leipzig, Dated May 22, 2009 - 05 O 2742/08

Publications / April, 2009

Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht (ZUM), Issue 12 / December, 2007

Comments to the Decision of the Higher Regional Court of Cologne (OLG) ...

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / November 7 - 9, 2007

Munich Media Days 2007

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / November 8, 2006

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / October 19, 2006

On the Subject / September 1, 2006

Entertainment Law Review, Issue 8, Volume 17 / August, 2006

An Overview of the Latest Developments in German Gaming Law

Publications / July, 2006

Publications / June, 2006

International News / April, 2006

Publications / March, 2006

Publications / February, 2006

Publications / January, 2006

Publications / November, 2005

Publications / October, 2005

Publications / September, 2005

Publications / July, 2005

Communications Handbook 2005, PLC Cross-border Handbook, Edition 4 / June 1, 2005

Country Q&A for Germany

Publications / June, 2005

Publications / May, 2005

Publications / April, 2005

Publications / March, 2005

International News / February 1, 2005

McDermott Event / October 2, 2004

Media Days

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