White & Case (Frankfurt)

Alexander Kiefner

White & Case (Frankfurt)
Lawyer (Partner)

Alexander advises companies on all aspects of corporate law, with a focus on the law of stock corporations and affiliated companies, including capital markets law issues. He is often involved in landmark international transactions of significant value, and a range of clients benefit from his knowledge and experience of structural measures, such as statutory mergers, squeeze-outs, or domination and profit transfer agreements. Other transactions on which Alexander has advised clients include litigation in actions for rescission or appraisal proceedings, as well as the preparation and execution of shareholders’ meetings. He also advises management and supervisory board members on aspects of corporate governance, compliance and intra-group financing. Recent prominent clients include Asklepios, Covestro and Daimler and banks including Deutsche Bank and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg. Noted for his cutting-edge knowledge of corporate law, Alexander has undertaken various speaking engagements for professional organisations such as Deutsches Aktieninstitut (The German Institute for Stock Corporations), Börsenzeitung and Bund der Unternehmensjuristen (association of inhouse counsels).

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Articles

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Justus Herrlinger, Karl-Jörg Xylander, Alexander Kiefner The German Federal Constitutional Court upholds limitations to the prohibition of seizure of evidence at law firms (Volkswagen)

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The protection from seizure by law enforcement, which the client-attorney privilege affords to the findings gathered by lawyers who are commissioned with internal investigations at businesses, has narrow limits. The affiliate of a law firm’s client has been denied protection from seizure by the (...)

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