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Carsten Domke

Carsten Domke, LL.M., Maître en Droit

Partner
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht (Certified lawyer for labor and employment law)

CMS Hasche Sigle
Neue Mainzer Straße 2–4
60311 Frankfurt
Germany
Languages German, English, French

Carsten Domke advises German and multinational companies on restructuring and outsourcing projects and negotiates collective bargaining agreements, reconciliations of interests and redundancy programmes. He is experienced in shaping – and cancelling – manager service agreements and he has special expertise in all matters related to the protection of employee’s personal data in groups including the international aspects involved, in particular in the context of transferring data to India and the USA. Carsten Domke is specialised in setting up international compliance programmes, implementing whistleblower systems and integrated production systems as well as stock option plans.

Carsten joined CMS in 2005. Prior to that, he worked with two business law firms (in Paris and Cologne) as well as with the Federal Law Society and the Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the European Union, both based in Brussels.

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Education

  • Maîtrise en droit at Université de Paris I and Magister Legum Cologne-Paris (LL.M. Köln-Paris)

  • Law studies at Cologne University, Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne and Berlin’s Humboldt University

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Memberships

  • International Bar Association (IBA)

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

  • IPBA

  • Association of German and French Lawyers

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Publications

  • "Ist der Kündigungsschutz des AGG strenger als der des KSchG?", DB 05 2016, p. 297-298

  • "La prudente réforme du droit du travail français", ParisBerlinmag., Januar 2016

  • "Konzernarbeitsrecht", Kapitel "Arbeits- und Dienstverhältnisse im internationalen Konzern", Unterabschnitte "Anwendbares Recht und "Gerichtsstand", Beck Verlag; 2015

  • "Bonusregelung und Freiwilligkeitsvorbehalt – wie passt das zusammen?", DB 2015, p. 1352-1353

  • "Social Media in Germany", Keller/Darby (BNA/ABA Social Media Chapter); 2015

  • Die Grenzen der "Mitarbeitgeberschaft", ParisBerlinmag, September 2014

  • "Gesetz zur Regelung der Tarifeinheit", CMS Handelsblatt, März 2014

  • "CMS Guide to Data Privacy", CMS, Juli 2013

  • Ein Update - Social Media am Arbeitsplatz, AuA 2/13

  • World Law Group Global Guide to Whistleblowing Programs, Juni 2012

  • Arbeitnehmerdatenschutz - Neuer Koalitionsentwurf kommt in Bewegung, HR-Szene, Ausgabe Mai 2012

  • Social Media-Leitfaden für Arbeitgeber, HR-Szene, Ausgabe 07/2011

  • Arbeitszeiten in Zeiten von Mobile Devices, HR-Szene, Ausgabe 05/2011

  • Transfer of Untertaking Against Employment Contract Terminations in German Law Apply When Transferring Entity Is Outside of EU Just As They Do When Both Entities Are Inside EU, Courts Holds, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Issue August 2011

  • Social Media Policies, HR-Szene Newsletter, Ausgabe 04/11 Sept. 2011, p. 3

  • Entscheidung des BAG zur Tariffähigkeit der CGZP: Nüchterne Bewertung statt Panikmache, ArbR 6 2011, p. 136-139

  • BlackBerry & Co.: Was ist heute Arbeitszeit?, DB 37 2010, p. 2052-2055

  • Amendments to Stock Corporation Act Regarding Supervisory Board Members? Compensation Codifies Existing Practices", ABA Newsletter October 2009

  • Kommentar zum BAG Beschluss "Videoüberwachung im Betrieb" (1 ABR 16/07), BB 50 2008, p. 2752

  • Japanische Produktionsmethoden: Kaizen, Kanban & Co. im Lichte der betrieblichen Mitbestimmung, BB 17 2008, p. 890-896

  • Dossiers Internationaux, Allemagne, Droit Social, Editions Francis Lefebvre 2007

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Lectures list

  • CMS Webinar on ECJ Safe Harbor Decision, December 2015

  • CMS Compliance Roadshow, October 2015

  • HR Fitnessclub: Target Agreements, September 2015

  • Inhouseseminar Labor Relations, Hamburg, August 2015

  • 14. CMS Arbeitsrechtskongress, Minimum Wages & Co. - Influence by French Law, June 2015

  • 25 anniversary German-French University program Köln/Paris 1: Paneldiscussion "La protection des droits de l'Homme au sein de l'Union Européenne" in Sorbonne, Paris, May 2015

  • "International and Multinational Organizations Using Social Media", ABA, National Symposium on Technology in Labor and Employment Law, March 2015

  • Inhouseseminar: Labor Relations, November 2014

  • Seminar "Practice of collective labor law", Siegen University, June 2014

  • CMS Arbeitsrechtskongress "Negotiating the Implementation of new IT systems with the works council", June 2014

  • Moderation "Media under the rule of law"

  • Inhouseseminar: "Labor law for executives", December 2013

  • "The Right to Privacy is Dead - Or is it? Social Media use from a global perspective", ABA National Symposium on Technology in Labor and Employment Law, April 2013, Berkeley/California

  • "Social Media Seminar" Bundesverband Druck und Medien, November 2012, Frankfurt

  • "Works constitution act in practice", TAW Seminar, May 2012, Berlin

  • "Use of electronically stored information in trial", ABA Tech Committee, April 2012, New York

  • "What Do You Mean I'm Too Old for Cirque du Soleil? Age Discrimination Around the Globe", ABA Midwinter Meeting, March 2012, Las Vegas

  • "Toolkit for successful due diligence investigations", Vorträge AIJA, Oktober 2011, Paris

  • "Arbeitsrecht labor law - Social Media", v. Rundstedt, Juni 2011, Wirtschaftsclub Düsseldorf

  • "Background Checks in Germany", ABA Tech Committee, April 2011, New York

  • "International Privacy Issues: Technology is Not Always Your Best Friend", ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law, April 2011, New Orleans

  • "Legal Consequences of Misclassifying Employees, Independent Contractors and Others", ABA Section of International Law 2010 Fall Meeting, November 2010, Paris

  • "Code of Ethics and Compliance for employees", Inhouse Seminar, October 2010, Rheinsberg / September 2010, Düsseldorf

  • "Dealing with Low Performers", v. Rundstedt, Juni 2010, Wirtschaftsclub Düsseldorf

  • "International E-Discovery", ABA Technology in the Practice & Workplace Committee, Mid Year Meeting, April 2010, New York University School of Law, New York

  • "The transparent employee - about the fine line between data privacy and a monitoring scandal", Inhouse Seminar, CMS Hasche Sigle, December 2009, Cologne

  • "Human Resources & Employee Relations - In Context of Global Competitiveness", Indian Chamber of Commerce, CII, December 2009, New Delhi

  • "European Employment Law Update" Falconbury Seminar, December 2009, London

  • "The stony path overseas: legal requirements for working in Europe and the actual arrangements for the secondment in the home country" AIJA / ABA Conference, June 2009, Hamburg

  • "International Dataprotection Congress", GDD-Fachtagung, April 2009, Berlin

  • "Investing in Germany: Labor", German Equity Forum, November 2008, Frankfurt

  • "Trade Secrets in Employment Relationships", ABA CLE Conference, September 2008, Denver

  • "Managing Expats Abroad – Transborder Data Privacy", OGLETREE Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar, May 2008, New Orleans

  • "Europeanizing U.S. Labor and Employment Law", U.S. Chamber of Commerce, May 2008, Washington

  • "Workplace monitoring in Europe", ABA Tech Committee Conference, May 2008, Chicago

  • "Whistleblowing and data protection" vbw - Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e.V., 2006, Munich

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