Dr. Christian Dolff, LL.M.

Rechtsanwalt
Associated Partner
Practice Group: Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
Practice Group: Capital Markets

Expertise

  • National and international litigation
  • Corporate disputes
  • Capital markets law disputes
  • D&O liability, D&O insurance 

Career

  • Studied law at the University of Münster
  • Assistant with a major international law firm in Düsseldorf
  • Research assistant at the Institute for Corporate and Capital Markets Law (Prof. Rüdiger Veil)
  • Doctoral studies at the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg 
  • Postgraduate studies, Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)
  • At Noerr since 2013
  • Admitted to the Düsseldorf Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Advising and acting for the former chief financial officer of a listed company in a cross-border D&O liability dispute relating to alleged tax irregularities in Turkey (2014-2019)
  • Advising on an insolvency-law dispute regarding compensation claims arising from contract manufacturing (2017, 2018)
  • Advising and acting for a trading company in a cross-border D&O liability dispute relating to prohibited derivatives transactions in Gibraltar (2015-2017)
  • Advising and representing a company in a case regarding corporate, distribution and anti-trust law issues in the automotive sector; value of the matter in dispute €3.5 billion (2016)
  • Advising and representing a company in a post-M&A partnership law dispute regarding tax refunds (2015)
  • Advising a US hedge fund in capital markets law disputes regarding liability for damages re-sulting from an alleged violation of ad hoc disclosure obligations (2014, 2015)
  • Advising an English financial services provider in a dispute relating to securities, capital mar-kets and banking supervision law issues (2014)
  • Providing ongoing advice to and representing companies and their bodies, including D&O monitoring, in cross-border liability cases

Selected Publications

  • Reichweite und Grenzen des § 93 Abs. 4 Satz 3 AktG – Schiedsgutachtenvertrag und Zustimmungspflicht der Hauptversammlung, Anmerkung zu OLG München, Urt. v. 30.03.2017 – 23 U 3159/16 (with Ingo Theusinger), jurisPR-Compl. 3/2017 Anm. 1
  • Gerichtsstand des Erfüllungsorts bei Organhaftungsklagen, Anmerkung zu OLG München, Beschl. v. 21.12.2016 – 34 AR 135/16 (with Ingo Theusinger), jurisPR-Compl. 10/2017 Anm. 1
  • Kapitalmarktrechtliche Sanktionen nach dem Regierungsentwurf eines Ersten Finanzmarktnovellierungsgesetzes - 1. FimanoG (with Lars Teigelack), BB 2016, pp. 387 seq.
  • Der Rechtsverlust gem. § 28 WpHG aus der Perspektive eines Emittenten, doctoral thesis, Baden-Baden 2011
  • Kapitalmarktrechtliche Mitteilungspflichten des Treuhänders: Grundsätze und Grenzen der Zurechnung von Stimmrechtsanteilen nach § 22 WpHG (with Rüdiger Veil), AG 2010, pp. 385 et seq.
  • Bericht über die Diskussion des Referats Karsten Schmidt, Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung (pub.), Gesellschaftsrecht in der Diskussion 2009, Cologne 2010, pp. 135 et seq.