Dr. Michael Brellochs, LL.M.

Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt), Attorney-at-Law (New York)
Partner
Practice Group: Capital Markets
Practice Group: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

Michael Brellochs is a partner in Noerr’s Munich office. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance as well as stock corporation and securities law matters, including advising on public takeovers, spin-offs, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, capital markets compliance and shareholder activism. His clients are often listed companies or financial institutions. He has significant experience in cross-border transactions.

Expertise

  • Capital Markets
  • Public and Private M&A
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Institutions

Career

  • Legal studies at the Universities of Freiburg i. Br., Heidelberg, Geneva (Switzerland) and Strasbourg (France)
  • Postgraduate studies at Harvard Law School, Boston (USA)
  • Attorney-at-law with an international law firm in Düsseldorf and Munich, focusing on corporate and capital markets law, M&A
  • At Noerr since 2013
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers and the New York State Bar

Distinctions

  • Recommended as leading expert in M&A, Legal 500 Germany, JUVE and Who's Who Legal
  • Recommended as leading expert in Corporate Law, Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers in Germany
  • Recommended as leading expert in Capital Markets and M&A, IFLR 1000

Memberships

  • Association of Corporate Law [Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR)]
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Harvard Law School Association of Germany

Selected Publications

  • Habersack/Wicke (ed.), Umwandlungsgesetz, Sec. 138 - 146 UmwG, 2019
  • Konkretisierung des Acting in Concert durch den BGH, Kommentar zu BGH v. 25.9.2018 – II ZR 190/17, AG 2019, 29
  • Klöhn (ed.), Marktmissbrauchsverordnung, Art. 11 MAR (Market Soundings), 2018
  • Zur Angemessenheit der Gegenleistung im Übernahmerecht - Besprechung von BGH, Urt. v. 7.11.2017 – II ZR 37/16 (McKesson/Celesio), ZGR 2018, p. 811 et. seq.
  • Mehr Flexibilität bei prospektfreier Zulassung, Börsen-Zeitung 12/08/2017, p. 9
  • Die Neuregelung der kapitalmarktrechtlichen Beteiligungspublizität – Anmerkungen aus Sicht der M&A- und Kapitalmarktpraxis, AG 2016, p. 157 et seq.
  • Kapitalmarkt-Compliance in neuer Rolle, Börsen-Zeitung 07/11/2015, p. 9
  • Expert opinion in the hearing in the Finance Committee of the German Bundestag on 07/09/2015 on the government draft act to implement the EU Transparency Directive Amendment Directive,  “Entwurf eines Gesetzes zur Umsetzung der Transparenzrichtlinie-Änderungsrichtlinie”, BT-Drucks. 18, p. 5010
  • Neue Regeln für die Marktsondierung, ACI Quarterly, II/2015, p. 17 et seq.
  • Delisting vor dem Neustart, Börsen-Zeitung 09/05/2015, p. 13
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