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Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime: Corporate Advisory - Germany
Compliance - Germany
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Christian Pelz acts for German and international corporations, board members, senior management and private clients as defence counsel in all kinds of criminal and administrative offence investigations conducted by regulators, tax and customs investigators, prosecutors or courts. Christian defends and represents clients in national and international investigations, forfeiture and proceeds of crime proceedings, trials and before parliamentary commissions. He has particular experience in coordinating corporate and individual defence work as well as complex proceedings and litigation resulting from criminal or regulatory violations and involving criminal, civil, tax and/or regulatory proceedings.
Christian also comprehensively advises companies on compliance issues (e.g. designing/implementing compliance programmes, developing compliance policies/guidelines, conducting compliance audits and handling compliance matters). He has extensive experience in internal investigations at a national and international level and helps corporations investigate and enforce damage claims resulting from criminal offences or other misconduct by business partners, board members and employees.
Competences: White-collar crime, Fiscal offences, Compliance, Internal investigations,
Forensic services, asset recovery, Export control
At Noerr since 1997
Criminal law working group of the German Bar Association (DAV)
Association for European Criminal Law (Vereinigung für Europäisches Strafrecht e.V.)
German white-collar crime association WisteV
Center for Criminal Compliance, University of Gießen