Dr. Tom Billing

Rechtsanwalt
Partner
Practice Group: Digital Business
Practice Group: Banking & Finance

Tom Billing is a partner based in Noerr’s Berlin office and a member of our Digital Business and Banking & Finance practice groups. Tom specialises in commercial banking, E-commerce and distribution law. He focuses on advising companies from the banking industry on all aspects of commercial banking, especially drafting standard contract terms for account management, payment transactions and lending. Another of his key practice areas is assisting in the contractual implementation of distribution systems (commercial agency, franchise and dealership systems) and E-commerce platforms, especially for fintechs. Tom also advises and represents his clients in legal proceedings involving commercial banking and distribution law.

Expertise

  • Distribution systems, especially franchise, distribution and commercial agency law
  • Commercial banking
  • E-commerce
  • Civil and commercial law, especially general terms and conditions
  • Commercial litigation

Career

  • Studied law at the Universities of Berlin and Munich
  • Research assistant at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Institute of Civil Law and Law of Civil Procedure
  • At Noerr since 2006
  • Admitted to the Berlin Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Publications

  • Vertriebsverträge: Ausgewählte Verträge, Anhang zu §§ 308-310 BGB, Teil H., Staudinger, Kommentar zum BGB, AGB-Recht Bank 2 (2019)
  • Die Entscheidung des LG München I zur Anwendung von § 270a BGB auf PayPal-Zahlungen – Dem Gesetzgeber (k)eine Gasse?, BKR 2019, p. 238 et seq.
  • Online-Verkaufsplattformen (Part 4, A.- D.), Bräutigam/Rücker, E-Commerce, Munich 2017
  • Der Ratenkauf im Internet (with Bärbel Milsch), NJW 2015, p. 2369
  • E-Commerce in Franchise- und anderen Vertriebssystemen – zulässiger Vertriebskanal oder vertragswidrige Konkurrenz durch den Franchisegeber? (with Professor Karsten Metzlaff), BB 2015, p. 1347
  • Zur AGB-rechtlichen Zulässigkeit von Laufzeitregelungen in Franchiseverträgen (with Anke Röschenkemper), ZVertriebsR 2015, p. 139
  • Hinweispflicht, Internetmandat und SEPA-Firmen-Lastschrift – Zu drei praxisrelevanten Themen der SEPA-Lastschrift (with Christoph Kirsch), ZVertriebsR 2015, p. 14
  • Contractual Joint Venture (chapter 8), Fett/Spiering (eds), Handbuch Joint Venture, 2nd edition, Heidelberg 2015
  • Kommentierung der Vorb § 84, §§ 84, 85, 92a, 92b HGB, §§ 613a, 624 BGB, §§ 2, 5 ArbGG, Flohr/Wauschkuhn (eds), Kommentar Vertriebsrecht, Munich 2014
  • Zur AGB-rechtlichen Zulässigkeit eines Bearbeitungsentgelts bei Darlehensverträgen, WM 2013, 1777 (Part I) and WM 2013, 1829 (Part II)
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