Christopher Schrank specialises in white-collar crime, capital markets, corporate law and related litigation work. His expertise spans high-tier civil and criminal defence, and business management advice.
He supports banks, corporations and managers facing criminal prosecution relating to their business; assists clients with regulatory compliance to prevent behavioural and business practices that could trigger criminal prosecution; and provides trainings on these matters.
Christopher has represented numerous banks and executives in criminal proceedings involving allegations of market manipulation, breaches of trust and insider trading. He recently represented the former CEOs of Immofinanz Group, Alpine Group, bwin AG and Novomatic Group in civil and criminal proceedings involving corporate and capital markets law issues.
In addition to high-tier litigation and compliance work, Christopher also actively engages in key political and academic debate.
Vienna University of Economics and Business (Mag.rer.soc.oec. 1998); University of Vienna (Dr.iur 2001).
Christopher regularly contributes academic articles and is a sought-after speaker at professional seminars. He is the co-author of the handbooks The Supervisory Board (2013) and The Managing Director (2016), co-editor of the handbook Criminal Law for Public Accountants (2014), and published a chapter on Capital Market Criminal Law in the widely ready professional Handbook on White-Collar Crime (2016).