Gibson Dunn's Munich office provides clients with the high-quality legal services needed to navigate Europe's largest economy. The Munich team offers seamless legal advice across all practice areas and different jurisdictions.
Our clients are German and international blue-chip corporations, and midsized companies and investment banks, as well as private equity, venture capital and real estate investors. We also advise significant high-tech and emerging technology companies. Furthermore, we have extensive experience advising our clients in Russia and other Eastern European countries.
Our Munich attorneys are frequently recognized by numerous national and international legal publications.
Our clients benefit from our years of experience handling matters before the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission. We have counseled clients on many different antitrust issues, including merger control, market dominance and defense in cartel investigations.
Working with clients in a wide range of industries, the team provides advice on complex transactions and joint ventures and other forms of cooperation, such as R&D and production agreements. Our lawyers also have extensive expertise conducting internal investigations concerning the alleged violation of antitrust laws.
The Munich compliance practice offers a broad range of services that covers preventive compliance programs in the areas of anti-corruption compliance, antitrust compliance, corporate governance, data privacy, securities laws, tax law, and labor law, particularly with respect to compliance under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the U.K Bribery Act and German law.
The team has conducted extensive compliance system assessments and investigations, particularly in Russia, the CIS and China, and in several African and South American countries.
Our Munich team provides advice on the full spectrum of corporate transactional, capital markets transactions and other matters. We have an impressive record of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity and venture capital transactions. The corporate and M&A specialists also have particular expertise in representation for buyouts, strategic investments, divestments and spin-offs, restructurings and takeovers in bankruptcy. Furthermore, we counsel on corporate governance, securities and regulatory issues.
Our clients benefit from the integrated advice we offer, which is supported by our specialists from other practice groups.
The Munich employment team focuses on transaction-related advice, as well as representation in labor and employment matters, both before and outside of court.
We also advise in restructuring and change-management processes, and planning and implementation of collective redundancies, including negotiations with works councils and unions.
The Munich office advises borrowers across a broad spectrum of industries in acquisition, real estate and working capital financings.
Moreover, we provide private equity sponsors, portfolio companies, corporate groups and creditors with advice on all aspects of restructuring, insolvency and financial distress, including distressed mergers and acquisitions out of formal insolvency.
Lawyers in the Munich office have noteworthy experience in the information technology and intellectual property areas. Our work encompasses data privacy, licensing, technology transfer and R&D agreements, as well as BTO and outsourcing projects.
The Munich Real Estate team has in-depth knowledge of the market on a local and international level and provides clients with tailor-made solutions. We have significant experience handling all types of real estate transactions from project development to sale, including hotels and other special properties, such as solar parks.
We advise national and international investors (institutional, private equity, family offices) and developers, combining our knowledge of the industry with the expertise of our tax and finance specialists.
The tax practice in Munich boasts German and international tax law capabilities and encompasses all areas of corporate and international tax law, with a particular emphasis on corporate reorganizations, restructurings, tax-optimized financing structures, implementation of management equity programs, and fund and investment structures, as well as taxation of trusts and tax planning for high-networth individuals.
Moreover, we provide advice in tax compliance and tax investigations as well as on tax disclosure procedures.
Our combination of local and international capabilities guarantees that our clients receive sophisticated advice on the tax aspects of complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.
For more information, please contact Michael Walther, the Partner-in-Charge of our Munich office, at +49 (0)89 189 33-180 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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