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Dr. Thomas Zwissler, Rechtsanwalt in München

Corporate, Banking and Capital Markets Law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Environmental Social Governance (ESG)
Digital and „Industrie 4.0“
Restructuring and insolvency

Dr. Thomas Zwissler - Rechtsanwalt für Gesellschafts-, Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht | ZIRNGIBL

T +49 (89) 290 50-220‬
F +49 (89) 290 50-290

T ‭+49 (69) 589 99 58-0
F ‭+49 (69) 589 99 58-100
E relssiwz.t@zirngi@bl.de

Office:
Daniela Vierthaler

d.vierthaler@zirngibl.de

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FOREIGN LANGUAGES

English
Spanish

PRACTICE AREA

Dr. Zwissler advises clients in the fields of corporate, banking and capital markets law and in all matters related to corporate finance.

Other focal points of his work include advice and representation in relation to

  • M&A transactions (public and private) and equity investment projects (private equity/venture capital)
  • Annual general meetings of public and private companies
  • Corporate litigation
  • Contracts with directors and officers (management board members and managing directors) and D&O liability lawsuits
  • Banking regulation (German Banking Act, Capital Investment Code, Payment Services Oversight Act), Fintech industry and platform economy
  • Going global and outsourcing projects

Dr. Zwissler has extensive experience as member of supervisory and advisory boards of various companies and associations. He is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) (Jurisdictional Council Member (Germany) und Past-Chairman of the Banking, Finance and Securities Committee) and he is Past-Chairman of LawExchange International.

Dr. Zwissler regularly publishes and lectures on topics of current interest in his fields of specialty.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Dr. Zwissler has been listed as a “frequently recommended lawyer” in the JUVE handbook for many years. He is also recommended in “Best Lawyers” for corporate law and M&A.

The German business paper “Handelsblatt” lists Dr. Zwissler among “GERMANY’S BEST LAWYERS 2024” in the area of corporate law and M&A.

CAREER

  • Licensed to practice law since 1997

  • Advising on the sale of a financial services provider regulated by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
  • Advice on the stock option program of an exchange-listed company
  • Advising clients on the corporate and family governance of their family-owned enterprises (ongoing)
  • Advising Fintech spinoff, particularly on the subject of business modeling, admissibility under the German Banking Act, and contractual conditions for the planned platform
  • Advice of regulated financial services providers from England and Switzerland on the admissibility under supervisory law of providing services in Germany
  • Impact Ivestments and Venture Capital financing (ongoing)
  • Advice and representation of directors and officers in relation to joining and resigning from companies (ongoing)

  • Commentary on Sections 142-149 of the German Stock Corporation Act, in: Wachter (ed.), Commentary on the German Stock Corporation Act, 4th edition 2022, pp. 1190-1232.
  • Resolution Deficiency Actions in the AG, in: Servatius (ed.), Corporate Litigation, 2021, Part I A I (p. 1 ff.).
  • Shareholder disputes in closed-end funds, in: Servatius (ed.), Corporate Litigation, 2021, Part I D (p. 106 ff.)
  • Prospectus for investment assets and key investor information as well as prospectus for asset investments and asset investment information sheet, both in: Habersack/Mülbert/Schlitt (eds.), Handbuch der Kapitalmarktinformation, 3rd edition 2020.
  • Corporate Venturing Initiatives as a Component of Industry 4.0 Strategies, in: Lucks, Kai (ed.), Praxishandbuch Industrie 4.0, 2017, p. 659 et seq.

Partner FOREIGN LANGUAGES English Spanish PRACTICE AREA Dr. Zwissler advises clients in the fields of corporate, banking and capital markets law and in all matters related to corporate finance. Other focal points of his work include advice and representation in relation to Dr. Zwissler has extensive experience as member of supervisory and advisory boards of various companies and associations. He is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) (Jurisdictional Council Member (Germany) und Past-Chairman of the Banking, Finance and Securities Committee) and he is Past-Chairman of LawExchange International. Dr. Zwissler regularly publishes and lectures on topics of current interest in his fields of specialty. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS Dr. Zwissler has been listed as a "frequently recommended lawyer" in the JUVE handbook for many years. He is also recommended in "Best Lawyers" for corporate law and M&A. The German business paper “Handelsblatt” lists Dr. Zwissler among "GERMANY'S BEST LAWYERS 2024" in the area of corporate law and M&A. CAREER

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