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About Dr. Christian Decher

Christian advises listed companies and their major shareholders in all areas of corporate and capital markets law.

He has particular experience of dealing with cross-border and national business combinations and other major structural changes of publicly listed companies, including the respective corporate litigation and appraisal proceedings, as well as giving boardroom advice.

He has authored publications on German stock corporation law and the Transformation Act, and a range of articles on aspects of corporate law, such as corporate governance and corporate litigation.

He speaks German and English.

Qualifications

Education

  • University of Cologne, Germany (Dr jur)

Professional memberships

  • Commercial Law Committee (Handelsrechtsausschuss) of the German Bar Association (Deutsche Anwaltverein)

Additional responsibilities

  • Lecturer at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Frequently lectures at conferences on cross-border combinations, corporate restructurings and other corporate law issues

Publications

  • De Gruyter Großkommentar zum Aktiengesetz [commentary on the German Stock Corporation Act]

  • Dr Otto Schmidt Lutter - Umwandlungsgesetz [commentary on Germany's Transformation Act]