Dr. Dirk Scherp

Of Counsel | Rechtsanwalt
WirtschaftsWoche Top-Kanzleien 2019
"One of the top lawyers for compliance"

Dr. Dirk Scherp

Of Counsel | Rechtsanwalt
WirtschaftsWoche Top-Kanzleien 2019
"One of the top lawyers for compliance"
Expertise
Expertise

Dirk advises companies on criminal law, especially in white collar crime matters and on the prevention of economic crime. He has carried out numerous internal investigations in many industries, including the financial services industry, also advising these companies on the set-up of global compliance management systems. With his longstanding experience as former Attorney of State and Prosecutor as well as Chief Compliance Officer of an international acting German bank, he advises companies in investigations of enforcement and regulatory authorities, acting as Defence Counsel for the company.

Vita
Dirk studied at the University of Mainz. He joined Gleiss Lutz as Of Counsel in 2014. Besides his work as a lawyer, he also has many years of experience in other relevant positions, including ten years as a prosecutor with the department of public prosecution at Frankfurt am Main District and Higher Regional Courts, working, among others, in the area of corruption. He was also chief compliance officer and group money laundering officer at a major German bank and lectured in criminal and criminal procedure law and other subjects at Wiesbaden University of Applied Sciences (Verwaltungsfachhochschule Wiesbaden).

Dirk speaks German and English.
Fields
Fields
Compliance & InvestigationsWhite-Collar Crime
Mandates
Mandates
28.09.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises Northern Data on acquisition of bitcoin miner Bitfield
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16.08.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises Northern Data in connection with the acquisition of server systems with some 223,000 GPUs from Block.one for a total price of approximately EUR 365 million
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16.12.2019
Gleiss Lutz advises Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund on the sale of its stake in the DEPOT retail chain
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18.12.2018
Gleiss Lutz advises BAWAG Group on acquisition of BFL Leasing
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08.11.2018
Gleiss Lutz advises Stifel Europe on acquisition of MainFirst Bank AG
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Know-How
Know-How
27.08.2019
Ministerial draft bill for an act to combat corporate crime (Corporate Sanctioning Act)
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06.11.2018
Fines imposed on anti-money laundering officer
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Fields
Fields
Compliance & InvestigationsWhite-Collar Crime
Mandates
Mandates
28.09.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises Northern Data on acquisition of bitcoin miner Bitfield
More
16.08.2021
Gleiss Lutz advises Northern Data in connection with the acquisition of server systems with some 223,000 GPUs from Block.one for a total price of approximately EUR 365 million
More
16.12.2019
Gleiss Lutz advises Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund on the sale of its stake in the DEPOT retail chain
More
18.12.2018
Gleiss Lutz advises BAWAG Group on acquisition of BFL Leasing
More
08.11.2018
Gleiss Lutz advises Stifel Europe on acquisition of MainFirst Bank AG
More
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