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Dr Alexander Veith



Veith Alexander
Dr Alexander Veith



Alexander specialises in national and cross-border M&A transactions. He has also advised on general corporate issues, corporate reorganisations and capital market transactions. He joined Allen & Overy LLP in 2008. Before joining Allen & Overy he was with another international law firm since 2002. Alexander was recognised as a frequently recommended lawyer by German legal publication JUVE.


News & insights

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Publications: 21 FEBRUARY 2020

Indonesia introduces new regulation to facilitate the transformation of foreign bank branches into subsidiaries and refine M&A in the banking sector

The OJK introduced new regulation to facilitate the transformation of foreign bank branches into subsidiaries and address certain existing uncertainties in executing bank M&A.

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Publications: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

Coronavirus: Points to consider on M&A transactions

As coronavirus (Covid-19), first reported in Wuhan in December 2019, spreads across China and beyond, it has been widely reported that some Chinese companies are looking to suspend or terminate their contractual commitments. Factory closures, port and travel restrictions on goods and workers, a decline in energy demand, and reductions in consumer spending are affecting many sectors including manufacturing, transport, tourism, energy and retail.

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News: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

A&O retains title as leading global transactional law firm for sixth year

Allen & Overy advised on more deals during 2019 than any other law firm in the world. According to data from Refinitiv and Dealogic, A&O advised on 17% more deals than its nearest competitor across global DCM, ECM, M&A, loans and project finance.

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Publications: 19 FEBRUARY 2020

Phase One Sino–U.S. trade agreement and the pharmaceutical industry

On 16 January 2020, China and the United States signed the Economic and Trade Agreement between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the United States of America (the Phase One Trade Agreement).

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Corporate and M&A


Life Sciences



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Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2002

Assessor, Germany, 2001

Referendar, Germany, 1999


Dr iur, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany, 2002

Second German Law Degree, 2001

First German Law Degree, 1999

Published work

  • Veith A. (2012) "Verschaerfung von Ad-hoc-Meldepflichten bei gestreckten Entscheidungsprozessen", Der Betrieb, 16/2012
  • Veith A., Schmid S. (2012) "Abschluss und Beendigung von Beherrschungs- und Gewinnabfuehrungsvertraegen im GmbH-Konzern", Der Betrieb 13/2012, page 728 ff.
  • Veith A. (2009) "Haftung der Mitglieder eines fakultativen GmbH-Aufsichtsrates", Status Recht, 6/2009, page 149
  • Veith A. (2007) "Qual der Wahl bei der richtigen Unternehmensform – Ist die Limited eine ernsthafte Alternative zur GmbH?", Sonderausgabe azur
  • Veith A. (2007) "Ein Fortschritt fuer den Mittelstand – Ist die Europaeische Privatgesellschaft das Zukunftsmodell fuer international ausgerichtete Mittelstaendler?", article in FAZ, 17/01/2007
  • Veith A., Fox T. (2006) "Manager auf dem Schleudersitz", Newsletter Private Equity Handelsblatt, 02/2006
  • Veith A., King P. (2005) "GmbH-Reform: Ende einer populistischen Massnahme", Boersen-Zeitung, 14/07/2005
  • Veith A. (2005) "Die Befreiung von der Ad-hoc-Publizitaetspflicht nach §15 Abs. 3 WpHG", NZG, page 254 ff.
  • Veith A., Fox T. (2005) "Private Equity", Corporate Finance Handbuch
  • Veith A. (2003) "Der Glaeubigerschutz beim Formwechsel nach dem Umwandlungsgesetz", Dissertation at University Munich