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Dr Andre Wandt


Frankfurt am Main

Wandt Andre
Dr Andre Wandt


Frankfurt am Main

Since joining the corporate department of Allen & Overy LLP in May 2006, Andre, a German Rechtsanwalt and Counsel in our Frankfurt office, has gained broad experience in advising especially listed stock corporations on legal issues concerning the German stock corporation law, the law of affiliated companies, corporate governance, as well as on capital markets law. In addition, Andre advises on compliance questions, the German law of limited liability companies and on the German law of foundations. 

Noteworthy experience includes advising:

  • Mr. Andreas Goer on the of his 29% shareholding in listed VTG AG.
  • Several listed companies, including DAX and MDAX blue chips regarding ongoing corporate law advice on stock corporation and capital market law issues, including preparation of the Annual General Meetings.
  • Several international banks in the Brexit-related relocation of their operations to Germany, including the establishment of subsidiaries in Germany and related asset transfers.
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance on German stock corporation law issues, in particular with regard to the composition of the governing bodies.
  • Deutsche Telekom AG on the hive-down of the T-Home division to T-Mobile Deutschland. With the hive-down, the company will pool its domestic landline and mobile businesses in a single company
  • SAP on its USD3.4bn tender offer for NYSE-listed SuccessFactors, Inc. and its approximately USD6.7bn tender offer for NASDAQ-listed Business Object.
  • A non-German tourism company on diverse shareholder litigations in its role as the main shareholder in a German listed company.
  • KATHREIN SE on the corporate aspects its restructuring.


News & insights

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Blog Post: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

Fibrogen v Akebia: Court of Appeal judgment on sufficiency of functional claims

The Court of Appeal (Birss LJ, Floyd LJ and Phillips LJ) handed down its judgment in Fibrogen v Akebia on 24 August 2021, overturning Arnold LJ (another Court of Appeal judge) on his judgment on…

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News: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

Investment in Africa as A&O makes strategic hires in Banking and Project Finance

Allen & Overy is expanding its Sub-Saharan Africa Banking and Projects practices in Johannesburg with the arrival of three new partners. Ryan Nelson, Alexandra Clüver and Alessandra Pardini will join…

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News: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

A&O advises TotalEnergies on the financing of the first portfolio of distributed solar generation plants in Dubai

Allen & Overy has advised TotalEnergies’ Renewables Division in the Middle East in relation to the first non-recourse financing of a private sector portfolio of distributed solar generation plants in…

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Publications: 10 SEPTEMBER 2021

Lessons learned on taking security in a commodity finance transaction

In the first article of our Legal Watch Series with Global Trade Review (GTR), Catherine Lang-Anderson and Brandon O’Neil discuss the steps banks can take to manage risk when taking security in a…

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Rechtsreferendar, Germany, 2000

Assessor, Germany, 2006

Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2006


First German Law Degree, 2002

Dr iur, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany, 2004

Second German Law Degree, 2006

Published work

  • Wandt A. (2005) "Die Begrenzung der Aktionärsrechte der öffentlichen Hand"
  • Wandt A. (2006) "Die Auswirkungen des Vorstandsvergütungs-Offenlegungsgesetzes auf das Auskunftsrecht gemäß § 131 Abs. 1 Satz 1 AktG", DStR 2006, page 1460-1464
  • Wandt A., Ihrig H.C. (2010) "Die Stiftung im Konzernverbund", Festschrift für Uwe Hüffer zum 70. Geburtstag, page 387 - 404
  • Wandt A. (2011) "Das OLG München präzisiert die Kompetenzen des Versammlungsleiters", BB 2011, page 3026 - 3027
  • Wandt A. (2012) "Zur Neufassung von Ziff. 5.4.6 Abs. 3 Satz 1 DCGK oder: Das BMJ als heimlicher Kodexgeber?", ZIP 2012, page 1443 - 1445
  • Wandt A., Ihrig H.C., Wittgens J. (2012) "Die angemessene Vorstandsvergütung drei Jahre nach Inkrafttreten des VorstAG", ZIP 2012 (supplement to issue 40/2012), page 1-32
  • Wandt A. (2015) "Die Mustertabellen zur Offenlegung der Vorstandsvergütung nach dem DCGK in der Praxis", AG 2015, page 303 - 308
  • Wandt A., Ihrig H.C. (2016) "Die Aktienrechtsnovelle 2016", BB 2016, page 6 - 18
  • Wandt A. (2016) "Was und wann? - Die Auswirkungen der Aktienrechtsnovelle 2016 auf die Einberufung der Hauptversammlung", NZG 2016, page 367 - 371
  • Wandt A. (2016) "Der Antrag auf gerichtliche Bestellung eines Aufsichtsratsmitglieds bei AG und SE", AG 2016, page 877 - 888
  • Wandt A., Käpplinger M., (2019) comments on the DCGK, in: Geßler/Käpplinger, AktG, Loseblatt-Kommentar
  • Wandt A. (2019) „Wahlen zum Aufsichtsrat“ in: diruj, Praxishandbuch Hauptversammlung 2019, page 114 - 124
  • Wandt A, (2020) comments on § 161 AktG, in: Geßler/Käpplinger, AktG, Loseblatt-Kommentar
  • Wandt A., Herold D. (2020) „Der Generalbevollmächtigte von AG und GmbH“ NZG 2020, page 201 - 210
  • Wandt A., Vossen C. (2020) „Die Übergangsbestimmungen für das Vergütungssystem des Vorstands“ AG 2020, page 705 - 712