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Dr Hartmut Krause



Dr Hartmut Krause, a German Rechtsanwalt and New York Attorney-at-law, has more than 20 years’ experience in advising German and non-German clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, mergers, corporate reorganisations and other strategic transactions, as well as on corporate and capital markets law. He has extensive experience with public takeover bids. In 2017, he was appointed as civil notary.

Hartmut co-authors one of the leading commentaries on the German Takeover Act (Assmann/Pötzsch/Schneider, Takeover Act, 2nd ed. 2013) and, beyond that, published and lectured widely on corporate, takeover and securities law matters.

All relevant independent directories, such as Chambers Global, recommend Hartmut as a leading individual for M&A.

Professional qualifications

Notar in Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland, 2017

Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 1994

Admitted to the Bar, State of New York, USA, 1996

Academic qualifications

Dr iur, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, Germany, 1995

LL.M., Southern Methodist University, USA, 1995

MBA, University of Hagen, Germany, 1994

Published work

Krause H. (2018) co-author of the leading German handbook on the EU Market Abuse Regulation (Meyer/Rönnau/Veil, Handbuch Marktmissbrauchsrecht), Munich: Beck

Krause H. (2013) co-author of the leading commentary on the German Takeover Act (Assmann/Pötzsch/Schneider, Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz), 2nd edition, Cologne: Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt

Krause H. (2001) "German Securities Regulation", Munich: Beck

Krause H. (1996) "Das obligatorische Übernahmeangebot, Eine juristische und ökonomische Analyse", Baden-Baden: Nomos

Numerous articles in German and international legal periodicals on topics of corporate and capital markets law

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