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Kai Wallisch

Dr. Kai Wallisch


CMS Hasche Sigle
Schoettlestraße 8
70597 Stuttgart
Languages German, English

As a corporate and M&A lawyer, Kai Wallisch focuses on advising companies, primarily in the industrial and automotive sector, on the sale and acquisition of shareholdings. He also regularly assists industrial and other companies with all general corporate law matters.

Kai joined CMS in 2010 and has been a counsel since 2016. He lectures at Steinbeis University Berlin and at the Stuttgart Bar Association.

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Relevant experience

  • Advising the shareholders of Gustav Wahler GmbH u. Co. KG on the sale of their shares to BorgWarner
  • Advising Voith, a globally operating engineering company, on the sale of DIW Instandhaltung Ltd. & Co. KG to STRABAG
  • Advising ABB on the acquisition of gomtec GmbH
  • Advising Holtzbrinck Publishing Group on the merger of Macmillan Science and Education with Springer Science+Business Media
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  • 2013: PhD at the University of Tübingen; thesis on a corporate law topic
  • 2007 - 2009: Trainee lawyer at Stuttgart Regional Court
  • 2007: First state examination in law at the University of Tübingen
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  • Stuttgart Bar Association
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  • Introduction, Doing Business in Europe, 2017, Sweet & Maxwell (together with Dr. Thomas Meyding)
  • 2016: Fluch und Segen von Kaufpreisklauseln in Unternehmenskaufverträgen, Corporate Finance Nr. 09, 2016, 51 (together with Dr. Thomas Meyding)
  • 2016: Die Schutzfunktion der Gesellschafterliste beim GmbH-Anteilserwerb; NZG 2016, 801 (together with Prof. Walter G. Paefgen)
  • 2015: Vertragliche Kaufpreisanpassungsklauseln als Alternative zum Schadensersatz bei Bilanzgarantien, Bilanzgarantien bei M&A-Transaktionen, 2015, 205 (together with Prof. Walter G. Paefgen)
  • 2014: Unternehmerische Entscheidungen der Hauptversammlung – die Anwendung der Business Judgement Rule auf Hauptversammlungsbeschlüsse
  • CCH, Doing Business in Europe, 2014, Thomson Reuters (together with Dr. Thomas Meyding)
  • 2014: Sanktionen bei Verstoß gegen Pflicht zur Prüfung der Kreditwürdigkeit, WuB 2014, 593 (together with Prof. Walter G. Paefgen)
  • 2012: Zulässigkeit der Eintragung von Testamentvollstreckervermerken in die Gesellschafterliste, WuB 2012, 481 (together with Prof. Walter G. Paefgen)
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