Commercial criminal law in practice – prevention and defense in the banking sector
Lecture by lawyer Prof. Dr. Björn Gercke at the symposium “Aktuelle Versicherungsfragen im Bankgeschäft” of the Bankenakademie
Lawyer Dr. Kerstin Stirner is portrayed by Juve Verlag as “40 under 40”.
Every four to five years, the Juve editorial team selects 40 personalities who have not yet celebrated their 40th birthday and who will shape the legal market of tomorrow.
Criminal law protection of trade secrets and whistleblower protection under the forthcoming Whistleblower Protection Act
26.01.2023, 3:30 – 6:15 p.m.
KAV Online Seminar on Criminal Law
Lecture by Dr. Andreas Grözinger, attorney at law, and Kamil Niewiadomski, attorney at law, on the protection of trade secrets under criminal law.
Top position for Gercke Wollschläger
The leading German legal journal “Juve”, which compiles what is probably the most important ranking of German law firms, now lists Gercke Wollschläger in the top group in white-collar criminal law: in the area of individual defense, Gercke Wollschläger is ranked among the top five German law firms. The firm is also ranked in the area of corporate defense. Furthermore, our partner Dr. Kerstin Stirner is counted among the up-and-comers of the year in the area of white-collar criminal law.
Renewed award by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers
In 2022, Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers again awarded Prof. Dr. Gercke, Dr. Wollschläger, Dr. Leimenstoll, Dr. Stirner, Ms. Lieb and Dr. Grözinger as “Best Lawyers” in the field of white-collar criminal law. Prof. Dr. Gercke and Dr. Grözinger are also among the best lawyers in criminal tax law. For the first time, Prof. Dr. Gercke is also among the best lawyers in the field of Corporate Governance & Compliance.
Relocation of the lecture of Prof. Dr. Björn Gercke
Tuesdays 16:00 (s.t.) – 19:30 Uhr
Lecture room 80, Philosophikum
Due to the unexpectedly large number of students, the lecture “Wirtschaftsstrafrecht” by Prof. Dr. Björn Gercke has to be relocated. It will now take place every Tuesday from 26.04.2022 from 16:00 (s.t.) to 19:30 in lecture room 80 in the Philosophikum.
Final report of the expert commission on improving the investigation of complex accident events
The Ministry of Justice of NRW took the Love Parade accident as an opportunity to set up a commission of experts to improve the investigation of complex accident events. Prof. Dr. Björn Gercke was a member of this expert commission, the results of which were presented by the Minister of Justice of the State of NRW, Mr. Peter Biesenbach, at a press conference on March 28, 2022.
Another award by WirtschaftsWoche: Gercke Wollschläger is once again “Top Law Firm in Commercial Criminal Law”
WirtschaftsWoche again ranks Gercke Wollschläger 2022 among the most renowned German law firms in white-collar criminal law. In addition, Prof. Dr. Björn Gercke, Dr. Kerstin Stirner and Dr. Andreas Grözinger are highlighted as particularly recommended lawyers in white-collar criminal law. The jury consisted of corporate lawyers, among others from Bosch, Thyssenkrupp, RWE as well as from Beck Verlag.
Renewed award by Legal500: Gercke Wollschläger is one of the leading law firms in white-collar criminal law
Legal 500 once again ranks us among the leading law firms in white-collar criminal law. In addition to Prof. Dr. Björn Gercke and Dr. Sebastian Wollschläger, Franziska Lieb is also highlighted as a core attorney. We are particularly pleased to be included in Tier 3.
Online event on criminal procedure law
Prof. Dr. Björn Gercke and Dr. Andreas Grözinger hold an online seminar (Wolters Kluwer) on all important innovations in criminal procedure law. The lecture covers the most important legal innovations and also addresses the current case law on criminal procedure law.