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Compliance - Germany
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Sven advises both banks and unregulated companies and their corporate bodies worldwide on all relevant aspects of risk, e.g the structuring, introduction or review of group-wide compliance governance programs, internal investigations as well as investigations conducted by German and foreign, primarily Anglo-American, criminal prosecution and regulatory authorities into potential compliance violations, and compliance due diligence projects as well as on issues of liability of members of corporate bodies for personal misconduct or management failure.
Sven joined Hengeler Mueller in 2005 and has been partner since 2011. He holds an LL.M. degree (Berkeley) and a PHD from the University of Mainz (Dr. iur.) and is admitted as Attorney-at-Law (New York). Sven is an executive editor of the Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG). He has authored over 100 articles and book chapters.
The Banking Regulation Review, Putnis (ed.), 11th edition 2020, Chapter 15, Germany (with Jan L. Steffen); The Corporate Governance Review, Calkoen (ed.), 10th edition 2020, Chapter 7, Germany (with Carsten van de Sande); Financier Worldwide, August 2020, LegalTech: solutions to old and new challenges in internal investigations (with Mathias Priewer); Financier Worldwide, September 2019, German legislation and its impact on employees’ rights in internal investigations (with Mathias Priewer)