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Dr Hartmut Krause



Hartmut has more than 20 years’ experience in public and private M&A. Admitted to practise as German Rechtsanwalt, Civil Law Notary and New York Attorney-at-law, he advises on public tender offers, corporate acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations, board room matters and corporate and capital markets law. The bulk of his work is cross-border in nature and involves the co-ordination of multi-jurisdictional teams.

Hartmut has a strong track record in various industries. Over the years, he established himself as trusted advisor to a number of listed and non-listed companies. He co-authored one of the leading commentaries on the German Takeover Act and the leading German handbook on the market Abuse Regulation, has published and lectured widely on topics of corporate and capital markets law and provided expert testimony in the Finance Committee of the German Federal Parliament.

All relevant independent directories recommend Hartmut as a leading individual.

Professional qualifications

Civil Law Notary in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 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. (2019) co-author of the leading commentary on the German Takeover Act (Assmann/Pötzsch/Schneider, Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz), 3rd edition, Cologne: Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt

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. (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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