Dr. Michael Reiling, Maître en droit

Rechtsanwalt
Partner
Practice Group: Digital Business
Practice Group: Healthcare

Michael Reiling has long experience with franchise systems and the multi-jurisdiction restructuring of distribution systems. In particular he advises and represents retail companies, restaurant chains and producers of medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

Expertise

  • Distribution systems (esp. franchise law, distribution law commercial agency law)
  • European and German competition law
  • Distribution transactions
  • Commercial and regulatory in the field of life sciences, pharmaceuticals, medical devices
  • Commercial law
  • EU law

Career

  • Studied law at the Universities of Passau and Toulouse (France)
  • Experience with a law firm in France
  • Court of the European Union in Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
  • Secondment with Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco (USA)
  • Secondment in the legal department of a renowned NASDAQ-100 listed pharmaceutical company in Foster City, CA (USA)
  • With Noerr since 2005
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers

Memberships

  • German Society for Distribution Law (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Vertriebsrecht e.V.)

Selected Publications

  • Handelsrecht, in: Beck'sches Formularbuch Bürgerliches, Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht in: Hoffmann-Becking/Gebele (Hrsg.), München (C.H. Beck) 12th Edition, 2016, 13th Edition 2019
  • Vertriebsverträge (Handelsvertreter, Vertragshändler und Franchisevertrag), in: Walz (Hrsg.), Beck'sches Formularbuch Zivil, Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensrecht Deutsch-Englisch, München (C.H. Beck) 2007, 2nd Edition 2010 and 3rd Edition 2014, 4th Edition 2018 (with Dr. Karl Rauser)
  • International Master Franchise Agreement – including Franchise Agreement for Germany –, in: Schütze/Weipert/Rieder (Hrsg.), Münchener Vertragshandbuch, Band 4: Wirtschaftsrecht III, München (C.H. Beck) 8th Edition 2018
  • Compliance Organisation in den Bereiche Marketing & Sales, in: Hauschka/Moosmayer/Lösler (Hrsg.), Corporate Compliance - Handbuch der Haftungsvermeidung im Unternehmen, München (C.H. Beck) 3rd Edition, 2016
  • Compliance-Organisation in den Bereichen Marketing und Sales, in: Hauschka (Hrsg.), Beck’schs Formularbuch Compliance, München (C.H. Beck), 2013
  • Produkt-Franchise-Vertrag, in: Martinek/Semler/Flohr (Hrsg.), Formularsammlung des Vertriebsrechts, München (C.H. Beck) 2013
  • Der Neubeginn der Verjährung bei Nacherfüllung durch den Verkäufer, Betriebs-Berater (BB) 2012, p. 982 et. seq. (with Tilmann Walz)
  • Commercial Agency Law in Germany, in: Randolph/Davey, The European Law of Commercial Agency, Oxford et. al. (Hart) 3rd Ed. 2010