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Lawyers for Governance & Risk Compliance

A fundamental change in societal values in recent years has led to sustainability aspects playing an increasingly important role for stakeholders. Long-term value creation instead of short-term financial goals is also moving into the focus of corporate governance. At the same time, the EU Commission has announced its intention to anchor environmental, social, humanitarian and economic consequences of corporate decisions more firmly in corporate governance.

The CMS lawyers for Governance & Risk Compliance support their clients in mastering the central corporate governance tasks. We support the executive bodies of companies from a wide range of sectors in exploring their options, always keeping an eye on upcoming legislative developments in the area of ESG. 

The COVID 19 pandemic has shown how important it is to align corporate management with the benchmarks of resilience and sustainability in order to keep the company successfully on course even in times of crisis. Our lawyers for Governance & Risk Compliance can help you establish appropriate structures to strengthen your company's resilience while avoiding the liability risks associated with breaches of ESG-related issues such as environmental protection, human rights and corporate governance. 

Our experts on Governance & Risk Compliance place particular emphasis on advising company management on prevention. We support directors and board members in early crisis detection and accompany crisis management including involving supervisory bodies and shareholders.

Would you like to learn more? On this page you will find the contact details of all Governance & Risk Compliance lawyers whom you are welcome to contact at any time. 

You can find more information about our advisory services on the topic of Governance & Risk Compliance under this link.

Hilke Herchen
Dr. Hilke Herchen
Germany, Hamburg
Hilke Herchen specialises in advising on transactions as well as on stock corporation law and corporate group law matters. Her clients include large and medium-sized companies in Germany and abroad, international...
Petra Schaffner
Dr. Petra Schaffner
Germany, Cologne
Petra Schaffner is a specialist in the areas of corporate/M&A and corporate compliance. She advises on all areas of corporate and partnership law, including providing advice on the law relating to stock...
Alexandra Schluck-Amend
Dr. Alexandra Schluck-Amend
Rechtsanwältin | Fachanwältin für Insolvenz- und Sanierungsrecht (Certified lawyer for insolvency and reorganisation law) | Head of Restructuring and Insolvency, CMS Germany
Germany, Stuttgart
With a focus on corporate and insolvency law Alexandra Schluck-Amend is an expert on reorganising and restructuring companies with or without insolvency proceedings. She prepares and implements restructuring...
Oliver Thurn
Dr. Oliver Thurn, LL.M. (Univ. London)
Germany, Munich
Oliver Thurn advises on M&A, private equity and real estate transactions, both in a national and cross-border context. Oliver also advises on corporate structuring matters. Having worked in London for...
Tobias Hansen
Dr. Tobias Hansen
Germany, Cologne
Tobias Hansen’s advisory practice focusses on environmental law, construction and planning law as well as subsidies and public funding. With special expertise in waste and packaging regulations as well...