Dr. Michael Brellochs, LL.M.

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

Michael Brellochs practice focuses on stock corporation and securities law matters, mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate governance, including advising on public takeovers, spin-offs, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, capital markets compliance and shareholder activism. His clients are often listed companies and their boards, investors 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, Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers in Germany
  • Recommended as leading expert in Corporate Law, Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers in Germany
  • Recommended as leading expert in Capital Markets and M&A, IFLR 1000
  • "One of the brilliant upcoming minds", Client in JUVE Handbook 2017/2018
  • "Well-known M&A lawyer with a strong practice advising listed companies and financial institutions in private and public M&A. Excellent work for insurance companies", Who's Who Legal 2019

Memberships

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

Selected Publications

  • Habersack/Wicke (ed.), Umwandlungsgesetz, Sec. 138 - 146 UmwG, 2019
  • Klöhn (ed.), Marktmissbrauchsverordnung, Art. 11 MAR (Market Soundings), 2018
  • Leerverkaufsangriffe - Anmerkungen aus Sicht der Praxis - Responsio, ZGR 2020, p. 319 et seq.
  • Block-Trades und Paketverkäufe - insiderrechtliche Fragen beim Verkauf von Paketen börsennotierter Aktien, in: Klöhn/Mock (ed.), Festschrift 25 Jahre WpHG, 2019, p. 567 ff. et. seq. (mit Laurenz Wieneke)
  • Konkretisierung des Acting in Concert durch den BGH, Kommentar zu BGH v. 25.9.2018 – II ZR 190/17, AG 2019, p. 29 et. seq.
  • 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
  • Neue Regeln für die Marktsondierung, ACI Quarterly, II/2015, p. 17 et seq.
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