Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wegen

Of Counsel | Rechtsanwalt
Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers in Germany 2022/2023
"Recommended for Mergers and Acquisitions Law"

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wegen

Of Counsel | Rechtsanwalt
Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers in Germany 2022/2023
"Recommended for Mergers and Acquisitions Law"
Expertise
Expertise

Gerhard’s practice focuses on corporate and M&A. He has an outstanding track record advising international clients in all aspects of complex cross-border M&A transactions. Furthermore, he also participates regularly in international arbitration proceedings as both an arbitrator and a counsel in more than 135 actual cases.

Vita
After training as a bank clerk he studied at the Universities of Hamburg, Geneva/Switzerland, Tübingen and Harvard Law School (LL.M. 1981). He was a partner at Gleiss Lutz from 1987 to 2019. Since 2020, he has been an Of Counsel. Gerhard was admitted in Germany in 1981, in New York State and SDNY/EDNY in 1983, to the US Ct. App. for the Federal District in 2007, the US Supreme Court in 2009 and the US Ct. App. for the Second Circuit 2010. He was also admitted as Foreign Attorney in Brussels/Belgium from 1987 to 2019. He is a Professor at the University of Tübingen since 1997. He is a Life Fellow of The American Bar Foundation and Honorary Phi Delta Phi.

He is a member of the New York State (NYSBA), American (ABA), International (IBA) and Inter-Pacific (IPBA) Bar Associations (Council Member At-Large Europe), The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, German and American Societies of International Law, International Law Association (German Branch - International Securities Regulation Committee), German (DIS) and Swiss (ASA) Arbitration Associations, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCArb), AAA International – ICDR Panel of Arbitrators, SIAC (Singapore), DIAC (Dubai) International Arbitrator, KCAB (Korean) Panel of International Arbitrators, CIMA (Spain) International Arbitrator’s List, RCICA-Panel (Lagos), KLRCA (Kuala Lumpur) Arbitrator and Mediator, Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC) and Commercial Arbitration Court in Hungary.

He speaks German, English and French.
Fields
Fields
CorporateMergers and AcquisitionsDispute Resolution, Litigation and Arbitration
Mandates
Mandates
12.06.2020
Gleiss Lutz advised Groupe SEB on its sale of Boehringer
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29.12.2016
Gleiss Lutz advises Enterex International Limited on takeover of AVA Group
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07.12.2016
Gleiss Lutz advises GoDaddy Inc. on the acquisition of Host Europe Group
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24.05.2016
Gleiss Lutz advises Groupe SEB on the acquisition of WMF Group from KKR
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06.12.2012
Gleiss Lutz advises Federal Republic of Germany on changes to EADS’ shareholder structure
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Know-How
Know-How
26.06.2019
Lexology Getting The Deal Through: Public M&A 2019 (Germany)
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20.08.2018
Getting The Deal Through: Public M&A 2018 (Germany)
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Fields
Fields
CorporateMergers and AcquisitionsDispute Resolution, Litigation and Arbitration
Mandates
Mandates
12.06.2020
Gleiss Lutz advised Groupe SEB on its sale of Boehringer
More
29.12.2016
Gleiss Lutz advises Enterex International Limited on takeover of AVA Group
More
07.12.2016
Gleiss Lutz advises GoDaddy Inc. on the acquisition of Host Europe Group
More
24.05.2016
Gleiss Lutz advises Groupe SEB on the acquisition of WMF Group from KKR
More
06.12.2012
Gleiss Lutz advises Federal Republic of Germany on changes to EADS’ shareholder structure
More
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