Finance Monthly - Legal Awards 2023

15 Finance Monthly Legal Awards 2023 Germany ABOUT MARTIN Martin Weimann is a widely recognized capital markets lawyer in Germany with strong credentials in investor litigation, especially in disputes regarding squeeze-outs and stock market delistings. He frequently publishes books on issues related to German stock law and collective redress with a focus on investor damages. Weimann has been an advisor to the German Federal Ministry of Justice on legislation projects concerning the legal and economic process of compensating minority stockholders in takeover situations. He also published several empirical studies on company valuation issues, a key topic when determining fair outcomes to investors. Areas Of Expertise - Stock corporation and capital market law - Shareholder activism - Corporate Governance / Corporate Social Responsibility - Collective legal protection - Litigation in Germany and Austria - Compliance (D A CH): Ombudsman / Advisor to whistleblowers - Right of execution of a will In the area of securities and collective redress he has extensive experience in representing institutional investors of all sizes as well as high net worth individuals. Martin Weimann also is the chairman of a renowned shareholder protection organization in Germany that represents stock owners at Annual General Meetings including proxy voting. Additionally, he does considerable work in the area of inheritance law, where he litigates against executors for liability, damages, and claims for information. Legal Education/Memberships - Legal studies at the University of Freiburg, Germany - State Exams in Freiburg and Berlin - Member of the Berlin Bar since 1994 - Dissertation at the Ruhr-University in Bochum (Prof. Dr. Uwe Hüffer) - Memberships: Deutscher Anwaltverein, Deutscher Juristentag, Transparency International Deutschland

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