Participation in the annual conference of the Economic Criminal Law Association with the topic: "Borderline areas between criminal and noncriminal conduct in economic criminal law and in economic criminal proceedings".
The Düsseldorf Public Prosecutor's Office follows the argumentation of the defense brief. It discontinues the preliminary proceedings against the client, the managing partner of a group of companies, on suspicion of withholding and embezzlement of remuneration (§ 266a of the German Criminal Code) for lack of sufficient suspicion pursuant to § 170 (2) of the German Code of Criminal
The Euskirchen Local Court discontinues the criminal proceedings against the client on suspicion of aiding and abetting the withholding and embezzlement of wages (§ 266a of the German Criminal Code) with the consent of the defense in return for a fine of €1,000 pursuant to § 153a of the German Code of Criminal Procedure.
The Düsseldorf Regional Court confirms the defense's view in the appeal proceedings: Under the Criminal Law Compensation Act, the state treasury is obliged to compensate the client not only for the search of his own home, but also for the search of the corporation of which he is the managing partner.
The Bochum Tax Office for Criminal Tax Matters and Tax Investigation follows the suggestions of the defense brief and discontinues the investigation proceedings against the client on suspicion of tax evasion pursuant to § 398 of the German Fiscal Code (AO) without any conditions due to insignificance.
Participation in the joint event of the German Tax Law Society and the Düsseldorf Fiscal Court: Tax Law in Times of Crisis.
Participation in the 22nd IWW Congress Practice tax criminal law.
Upon suspension of the preliminary enquiry against my client, the latter claims damages for compensation pursuant to StrEG, the German law on compensation for criminal proceedings. The Local Court of Düsseldorf agrees with the defense and orders the fiscal authorities to compensate my client for the search both of his own home and of the company premises where my client is a managing partner.
On the fourth day of trial, the Local Court of Neuss closes, as per § 153a of the German Code of Criminal Procedure, the criminal proceedings against my client, the former managing director of a company, for suspicion of delaying insolvency proceedings and withholding and embezzling wages, in agreement with all the involved parties, against a fine of EUR 1,500.
Participation in the TeleTax event: Tax investigation - the most important from the point of view of the tax advisor.
Participation in the TeleTax event: New obligations for tax advisors under the Money Laundering Act (GwG).
The public prosecutor of Düsseldorf follows the defense's suggestions and is investigating the client, a managing director of a corporation, on suspicion of infidelity in accordance with §153 of the StPO (German Code of Criminal Procedure).
Participation in "Deutsches Anwaltsinstitut" seminar: Interfaces Insolvency Law and Corporate Law - Current BGH case law.
The Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Greifswald opens the doctoral procedure on the basis of my dissertation: "The economic criminal law mandate under the criminal law insurance for companies and managers".
The public prosecutor of Düsseldorf discontinued the preliminary proceedings against the client, the managing director of a corporation, in which he was accused of evading value-added tax in the amount of several million euros, in accordance with § 170 (2) of the German Code of Criminal Procedure (StPO) for lack of sufficient suspicion.
Participation in the event organized by DüsseldorferAnwaltsservice: "Best of" manager liability, shareholder liability, remuneration, reorganization law, private insolvency, rescission.
After approximately six years of investigations, the public attorney’s office of Düsseldorf suspends the preliminary enquiry against my client for suspicion of fraud, bankruptcy and delaying insolvency proceedings, due to lack of probable cause and insignificance. The public attorney's office therefore agrees with the reasoning provided by the defense during the preliminary enquiry. With regard to any claims for compensation by my client for financial losses incurred by a search, the public attorney’s office refers to the legal compensation procedures.
Participation in the event of the German Lawyers' Institute: Shareholder, manager and consultant liability in insolvency - focus: COVID -19- Pandemic - Insolvency Suspension Act of 25 March 2020.
Participation in the event of the SteuerberaterAkademie Düsseldorf: preparation of procedural documentation according to GoBD.
During the so-called “objection proceedings” pursuant to German administrative law, the German Employment Agency rescinds its previous decision to deny payment of unemployment benefits to a
former managing director, and decides now to pay such benefits. The costs of these proceedings are to be borne by the Federal Employment Agency.
Participation in the annual conference of wistros e.V. at the University of Osnabrück. Topic: "The protection of business and trade secrets in companies and preliminary proceedings".
Participation in the annual conference of WISTEV e.V., on the subject of: "Primary and secondary law in commercial criminal law."