Annual Compliance & Investigations Conference (German-language event)

The annual Compliance & Investigations will be hold on May 23, 2023.

Join high-profile speakers and attendees to discuss the latest legal developments in the field of compliance and their practical implications – for example, we’ll be talking about cooperating with authorities, greenwashing, whistleblowing, implementing ESG, and forensic investigations. 

If you are interested, please contact events@gleisslutz.com.




Dr. Eike Bicker

Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt

10:00 hrs


Registration and coffee

10:30 hrs

The new corporate enforcement policy of the US DOJ
Greg D. Andres, Davis Polk, Partner und Co-head of White Collar Defense & Investigations, New York

11:15 hrs

Gleiss Lutz early case assessment 
Dr. Marcus Reischl, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt

11:30 hrs

Greenwashing – managing legal risks
Dr. Andreas Wehlau, Gleiss Lutz, München
Dr. Christoph Skoupil, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt
Prof. Dr. Eric Wagner, Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart
Dr. Timo Bühler, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt
Dr. Lisa Kappler, Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart

12:30 hrs

Breakthrough for legal privilege in the EU? 
Dr. Christian Steinle, Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart

13:00 hrs


14:00 hrs

Establishing whistleblowing mechanisms in international corporate groups – does one size still fit all?
Dr. Rut Steinhauser, Gleiss Lutz, Berlin
Caroline Saalwächter-Hirsch, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt

14:30 hrs

Supply chain compliance – a progress report
Dr. Marc Ruttloff, Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Eric Wagner, Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart

15:00 hrs

Declaration on the appropriateness and effectiveness of a compliance management system in line with the German Corporate Governance Code’s Recommendation A.5
Dr. Vera Rothenburg, Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart

15:30 hrs

Coffee break

16:00 hrs

"Smoking guns" in internal investigations
Dr. Eike Bicker, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt
Dr. Marcus Reischl, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt
Marina von Eicke und Polwitz, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt

16:30 hrs

Panel discussion: Implementing ESG in corporations
Prof. Dr. Michael Arnold, Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart (Moderation)
Nicole Susann Roschker, Head of Sustainability Management & Sustainability Competence Office, Mercedes-Benz Group AG, Stuttgart
Dr. Vera Rothenburg, Gleiss Lutz, Stuttgart
Dr. Anita Schieffer, Group Compliance Officer and Human Rights Officer, Siemens Energy, München

17:30 hrs