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About Dr. Marlen Vesper-Gräske

Marlen focuses on Criminal Compliance and Internal Investigations.

She is advising in all areas of white-collar crime, compliance (incl. Anti-Money Laundering) and global investigations.

Marlen is an active member of the firm’s Global Business and Human Rights practice.

She speaks German, English and French.

Qualifications

Education

  • Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany (Dr. iur.)
  • New York University School of Law, USA (LL.M.)
  • Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge (UK), Max Planck Instiute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (Freiburg, Germany), University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)
  • Law studies at the universities of Berlin, Germany, and Tours, France
  • Legal training (Referendariat) at the Higher Regional Court of Berlin (Kammergericht), Germany and (inter alia) at the World Bank's Integrity Vice Presidency - Special Litigation Unit (Washington, D.C., USA)

Professional qualifications

  • Attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt), Germany

Membership

  • Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e.V. (WisteV)
  • Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP/IAPL)

Presentations

  • „Nachhaltigkeitsberichterstattung in Deutschland und der EU: Aktuelle Anforderungen und Trends", UN Global Compact Netzwerk Deutschland (online, 5. Juli 2022)
  • „ESG – Gamechanger für M&A", CFS Lecture, The Center for Financial Studies / Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (online, 17. Mai 2022)
  • „Human Rights in Action", Seminar, Akademie für europäischen Menschenrechtsschutz, Universität zu Köln (Köln, 11. Mai 2022)
  • „Evolving Legislation: How to stay ahead of the regulatory curve (Panel)", Responsible Sourcing and Ethical Trade Forum, Innovation Forum, (London, 4./5. April 2022)
  • „Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz, EU-Regelungen & Co. - Was bedeutet das für mein Unternehmen?“, UN Global Compact Netzwerk Deutschland (online, Juni 2021)
  • „Zur Bedeutung von Compliance - auch in der Krise", UPJ - European Pro Bono Week (online, 23. November 2020)
  • „Germany's Push for Corporate Human Rights Responsibility", Universidad Carlos III / Universidad de Castilla la Mancha / AIDP (Madrid, 13./14. Juni 2019)