Dr. Alexander Kubik

Dr Alexander Kubik

Attorney at Law
Certified Specialist Lawyer for Criminal Law

  • Graduated doctor juris from the University of Passau in 2014;
  • Research Assistant and Doctoral Candidate at the Chair of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Law relating to economic offences (white collar) and Philosophy of Law at the University of Passau, Professor Dr. Armin Engländer;
  • Legal Clerk at the Higher Regional Court of Stuttgart;
  • 2016-2019 Attorney at Law for QUEDENFELD Rechtsanwälte in Stuttgart, a law firm specializing in white collar crimes;
  • Joined Tsambikakis & Partner in Stuttgart in April 2019

Languages: German, English.

Publications

  • Determinability of the so-called „damage-to-be“, NStZ 2017, 322 (co-authored with Thorsten Zebisch).
  • The illegal sanctions scissors – The judge’s criminal liability when announcing a disproportional difference of sanctions in deal negotiations, Peter Lang 2014.
  • VIP-Hospitalities at sports events as forbidden game of chance by Art. 284 German Criminal Code – risk analysis of guest care measures with profit opportunity, wistra 6/2015, 214 ff (co-authored with Dr. Max Klinger).
  • Murder and/or manslaughter? Critical analysis of present reform proposals on the law of intentional homicide, StV 2013, 582 (co-authored with Prof. Dr. Till Zimmermann).
  • Socially acceptable forced marriages? – The meaning of the term of damnability in Art. 237 § 1 para 2 German Criminal Code, JR 2013, 192 (co-authored with Prof. Dr. Till Zimmermann).

 

Florian Schmidt-Tüshaus

Florian Schmidt-Tüshaus

Attorney-at-Law – Local Partner
Certified Specialist Lawyer in the area of Criminal Law

Florian Schmidt-Tüshaus studied law in Konstanz, where he also completed his first state exam. He then served his legal clerkship in Heidelberg, completing external stations with a transregional criminal defense lawyer active in the area of Capital Criminal Law and a nationwide leading lawyer in the area of Commercial Criminal Law.

Florian Schmidt-Tüshaus gathered his first practical experience in Heidelberg, working with a local law firm dealing with general criminal matters, after which he worked with a transregional law firm in the field of Commercial Criminal Law and Criminal Tax Law.

He then worked as a criminal defence lawyer in the field of Commercial Criminal Law and Criminal Tax Law with a well renowned law firm in Frankfurt/Main, before joining Tsambikakis & Partner in 2018.

Florian Schmidt-Tüshaus is a certified specialist lawyer in the field of Criminal Law and member in multiple organizations for and with criminal defence lawyer.

He publishes in multiple journals and is an author in one commentary on Criminal Tax Law.

He is a member of the Deutsche Strafverteidiger e.V. (German Criminal Defence Association).

Languages: German, English.

Publications

  • NZWiSt 2013, 218 et seqq., On the doctrine of ne bis in idem in criminal proceedings
  • NZWiSt 2013, 468 et seqq. (together with lawyer Dr. Corsten), On the criminal punishability of a lawyer in cases of embezzlement and abuse of trust.
  • Wannmacher & Partner, Handbook Criminal Tax Law, 6th edition 2013, On the question of principals and secondary participants.

Dr. Florian Bach

Dr. Florian Bach

Attorney-at-Law – Local Partner
Certified Specialist Lawyer in the area of
Criminal Law and  Tax Law

Dr. Florian Bach studied law in Frankfurt/Main and Munich. Whilst completing his doctoral thesis he worked in a law firm specialised in the field of Private Commercial Law and Sports Law, after which he joined a renowned law firm in Sindelfingen in 2007, practising in the area of Commercial Criminal Law and Criminal Tax Law.

Dr. Bach comprehensively consults and defends both companies and private persons in Commercial Criminal Law and Criminal Tax Law matters. His focuses include the preparation and support of self-declarations, accompaniment during company audits and individual defences in both Criminal Tax Law and Commerical Criminal Law.

Dr. Bach is a certified specialist lawyer in both Criminal Law and Tax Law.

Languages: German, English

 

Hans-Peter Huber

Hans-Peter Huber

Attorney-at-Law

Studied and completed bis legal clerkship in Munich. Hans-Peter Huber joined the Bavarian Judiciary in Fall 1980 and served as district attorney, judge, ministry official and press secretary of the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice.

Hans-Peter Huber was the first head of the criminal law department of the Thuringian Ministry of Justice after the German Reunification.

From 1992 Hans-Peter Huber was editor-in-chief at the publishing houses C.H.Beck and Vahlen.

From 2000 until 2012 General Counsel of KPMG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft in Germany.

Since then Hans-Peter Huber has been working as an attorney, specialising in Commercial Criminal Law and Criminal Tax law and preventive consultation concerning question of Compliance and Internal Investigations.

Hans-Peter Huber has worked with a foundation focussing on the research of immunological diseases for 30 years. He has organised international conferences in, inter alia, Singapore, Bangkok, Cape Town, Pisa and Kairo, with emphases on gene diagnostics and gene therapy and lectures on epigenetics.

Languages: German, English

 

Prof. Dr. Karsten Gaede

Prof. Dr. Karsten Gaede

University Professor

Of Counsel

  • Holds the Chair for German, European and International Criminal Law and Criminal Procedural Law, including Medical and Commercial Criminal Law and Penal Tax Law at the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg
  • Editor of the Journal and Database HRRS/hrr-strafrecht.de
  • Member of the Association of Criminal Law Teacher (Strafrechtslehrervereinigung) and the Association of Medical Law Teachers (Vereinigung der Medizinrechtslehrer)
  • Member of WisteV
  • Expert Consultant to the Legal Affairs Committee of the German Parliament (Criminal Corruption Law and Criminal Procedural Law)
  • Managing Editor of the “Journal for Medical Criminal Law“ (Zeitschrift für Medizinstrafrecht – medstra)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal “The Criminal Defene Lawyer“ (Der Strafverteidiger – StV)
  • Liaison Professor of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation
  • Member of the German-Japanese Lawyers Association and the German-Taiwanese Lawyers Association
  • Was offered a professorship at Humboldt University in Berlin in 2016 (declined)
  • Regularly gives Lectures in Medical and Commercial Criminal Law, Penal Tax Law and Criminal Procedural Law

Important Publications

  • Fairness as Participation – The Right to direct and effective participation by defense according to Art. 6 ECHR (2007), doctoral thesis, awarded with the Annaul Award of the University of Zurich
  • Limited Accessory Medical Criminal Law instead of Hypothetical Consent (2014)
  • Commentary of the Sections concerning Fraud and the Principle of Legality in Leipold/Tsamibikakis/Zöller (eds.), A Lawyers Commentary to the German Criminal Code, 2nd ed. 2014
  • In Dubio pro Libertate (2015), co-editor of the Commemorative Publication for Manfred Seebode
  • Tax-Fraud (2016)
  • Commentary of Criminal Corruption Law (Secs. 11, 299, 299a,299b, 300-302, 331-338 CC) in Leitner/Rosenau (eds.): Nomos Commentary Commercial Criminal and Penal Tax Law, 2016
Publications

I. Monographs and Editorships

Fairness as Participation – The Right to direct and effective participation by defence according to Art. 6 ECHR

A contribution to the dogmatics of the fair trial in European Criminal Law Proceedings and the efficiency-led interpretation of European Conventions in light of the Right to a Defence Lawyer. Doctoral Thesis Zurich, Fall Semester 2005/2006. Duncker & Humblot, 992 pages, Berlin 2007.

Accepted to the Series “Criminal Law Treatises” (Strafrechtliche Abhandlungen N.F.), published in collaboration with the German Criminal Law Teachers, Vol. 185. Awarded the Annual Award of the University of Zurich 2006 and nominated for the Switzerland-wide Walter Hug Price. Reviewed by: Wegscheider JSt 2007, 103 (Journal of Criminal Law, Austria); Lukits Human Rights Newsletter, 1/2007, p. 54; Neuhaus HRRS 2007, 373; Bohlander International Criminal Law Review 2008, 386; Ahlbrecht wistra 2010, 260; Jung ZStW 2010, 408; Beulke GA 2001, 542; see also the evaluation of the whole publication by Lagodny NStZ 2007, 348.

 

HRRS-Commemorative Publication in Celebration of the 70th Birthday of Gerhard Fezer (ed. together with Frank Mayer and Stephan Schlegl), 225 pages, Hamburg 2008.

Limited Accessory Medical Criminal Law instead of Hypothetical Consent, published by C.F. Müller publishers in the series C.F. Müller Wissenschaft, 89 pages, 2014. Chinese and Japanese Translation in preparation.

HRRS-Commemorative Publication for Gunter Widmaier (published together with Lawyer Prof. Dr. Dr. Alexander Ignor, Lawyer Dr. h.c. Gerhard Strate, Lawyer Dr. Ali B. Norouzi and Lawyer Dr. Stephan Schlegl), 138 pages, 2014.

Commemorative Publication for Manfred Seebode: In Dubio Pro Libertate, published together with Prof. Dr. Helmut Goerlich, Prof. Dr. Michael Kahlo and Dr. Benno Zabel, B.A., 328 pages, published by Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag 2015.

Tax-Fraud, An investigation into the systematics of the Europeanized Fraud-Related Crimes and on the legitimate range of the necessarily legislation-influenced crime of tax-fraud. Likewise contribution on the relation of Criminal Law and Constitutional Law. Vol. 11 of the Nomos Series “New Writings on Criminal Law”, 900 pages, published by Nomos publishers, Baden-Baden 2016.

202 Volumes of the Online-Journal HRRS. The Journal and the Database at www.hrr-strafrecht.de are accessed approximately 130.000 times per month.

13 Volumes of medstra, Journal on Medical Criminal Law.

 

  1. Commentaries and Large Contribution to Handbooks

Material Law

Negligent Manslaughter and Causing Bodily Harm by Negligence in the Health-Care System, approximately 100 pages, in: Frank Saliger/Michael Tsambikakis (ed.): The Criminal Law of Medicine, published by C.H. Beck publishers, Munich, expected in Fall 2018.

Commentary on Sec. 13 CC (Omissions), Secs. 284-287 CC (Organizing and Participation in Unlawful Gaming and Lottery), Sec. 288 CC (Avoiding Enforcement of Judgments), Sec. 289 CC (Taking of Pawns), Sec. 290 CC (Unlawful Use of Pawns), Secs. 292-295 CC (Poaching and Destroying Game and Fish), Sec. 297 CC (Causing a danger of being impounded to ships, motor-vehicles and aircraft by taking prohibited goods on board etc), Sec. 323c CC (Omission to effect an easy rescue), in: Nomos Commentary to the German Criminal Code, approximately 170 pages in total (together with Wolfgang Wohlers), published by Nomos publishers, Baden-Baden, 2017.

Commentary on Sec. 370 of the German Fiscal Code (Tax Evasion), approximately 110 pages, in: Esser/Rübenstahl/Saliger/Tsambikakis (eds.): A Practitioner’s Commentary in Commercial Criminal Law, published by Otto Schmidt publishers, 2017.

Commentary on Corruption Crimes (Sec. 11 CC (Holders of Public Office), Sec. 299 CC, Secs. 299a, 299b CC, Secs. 331 et seqq. CC), approximately 160 pages, in: Rosenau/Leitner: Nomos Commentary on Commercial Criminal and Penal Tax Law, published by Nomos publishers, Baden-Baden, 2017.

Commentary on Sec. 369 of the German Fiscal Code (Tax Crimes), Secs. 26b and 26c UStG (German Value Added Tax Law) (Endangering Value Added Tax Revenue), approximately 86 pages, in: Flore/Tsambikakis:  A Commentary on Penal Tax Law, published by Carl Heymanns publishers, 2nd ed., Cologne 2016.

Commentary on Sec. 1 CC (No punishment without Law – Principle of Legality), Sec. 2 CC (Jurisdiction ratione temporis; lex mitior), Sec. 263 CC (Fraud) and Sec. 263a CC (Computer Fraud), approximately 180 pages, in: Tsambikakis/Zöller/Leipold: A Lawyer’s Commentary to the German Criminal Code, published by C.F. Müller publishers, 2nd ed., Heidelberg 2014.

Commentary on Sec. 13 CC (Omissions), Secs. 284-287 CC (Unlawful Gaming), Sec. 288 CC (Avoiding Enforcement of Judgments), Sec. 289 CC (Taking of Pawns), Sec. 290 CC (Unlawful Use of Pawns), Secs. 292-295 (Poaching and Destroying of Game and Fish), Sec. 297 CC (Causing a danger of being impounded to ships, motor-vehicles and aircraft by taking prohibited goods on board etc.), Sec. 323c CC (Omission to effect an easy rescue), approximately 160 pages, in: Nomos Commentary on the German Criminal Code, published by Nomos publishers, 4th ed., Baden-Baden 2013 (together with Wolfgang Wohlers).

Commentary on Secs. 15-17 CC (Intent and Negligence, Mistake of Fact and Mistake of Law), Secs. 185-200 (Libel and Slander), Sec. 264 CC (Subsidy Fraud), Sec. 265 CC (Insurance Fraud), Sec. 265a CC (Obtaining Services by Deception), approximately 180 pages, in: Matt/Renzikowski: The German Criminal Code, published by C.H. Beck /Franz Vahlen publishers, Munich 2013.

Commentary on Sec. 369 of the German Fiscal Code (Tax Crimes), Secs. 26b and 26c UStG (German Value Added Tax Law) (Endangering Value Added Tax Revenue), 89 pages, in: Flore/Tsambikakis:  A Commentary on Penal Tax Law, published by Carl Heymanns publishers, Cologne 2013.

Commentary on Sec. 1 CC (No punishment without Law – Principle of Legality), Sec. 2 CC (Jurisdiction ratione temporis; lex mitior), Sec. 263 CC (Fraud) and Sec. 263a CC (Computer Fraud), 166 pages, in: Tsambikakis/Zöller/Leipold: A Lawyer’s Commentary to the German Criminal Code, published by Deutscher Anwaltverlag, Bonn 2011.

 

Procedural Law

Secs. 239-242 CCP (Right to Ask Questions), 52 pages, in: Knauer/Kudlich/Schneider (eds.): The Munich Commentary on the German Code of Criminal Procedure – Vol. 2, Munich 2016

Commentary of the ECHR, approximately 200 pages, in: Knauer/Kudlich/Schneider (eds.): The Munich Commentary on the German Code of Criminal Procedure and the ECHR, 2017.

Commentary on Secs. 407-444 CCP (Part VI – Special Types of Procedure), in: Löwe-Rosenberg Commentary on the German Code of Criminal Procedure, Vol. 12 addendum, Berlin 2014.

Accepted for the 27th edition of the Löwe-Rosenberg Grand Commentary on the German Code of Criminal Procedure.

Constitutional and Procedural Rights in Europeanized Criminal Proceedings, 56 pages, in: Hatje/Müller-Graf (eds.): Encyclopaedia of European Law – Vol. 9: European Criminal Law and Police Law (edited by Martin Böse), published by Nomos publishers, Baden-Baden 2013.

III. Essays

The necessary level of care in Europeanized Criminal Legislation – an unavoidable gap in the WpHG?, in: wistra 2017, Issue 2.

Unlawful Appropriation in the Health-Care Sector – A Commentary, in: Kubiciel/Hoven (eds.): Corruption in the Health Care Sector, pp. 145 et seqq., Baden-Baden, 2016.

The Punishability of Aiding Suicide in a business-like fashion – Sec. 217 CC, in: JuS 2016, pp. 385 et seqq.

Awakening of the Force? On the Europeanized Functionality of Criminal Law, in: wistra 2016, pp. 89 et seqq.

La idoneidad objectiva del engaño como manifestación de la imputación objective en el fraude; in Problemas fundamentals de la imputación objetiva – II, Edgardo Alberto Donna (ed.), Buenos Aires 2015, pp. 39 et seqq. (Spanish Translation of „Objective suitability to cause an error as an expression of objective attribution in the offense of fraud“ by Florencia Ham).

Constitutional Guarantees in Europeanized Criminal Trials: Care instead of collective reservation?, in: StV 2016, Issue 5, Editorial

Sec. 217 CC – Lack of Doctors in the stocks?, in: medstra 2016, pp. 65 et seqq.

The pecuniary damage of accounting fraud in the health care sector – strict medical law accessoriness of private liquidation, in: Fischer/Hoven/Huber/Raum/Rönnau/Saliger/Trüg: Dogmatics and Practice of the criminal law pecuniary damage, Baden-Baden 2015.

Protection of Patients and Managing Indications – The Governments Draft Bill to Fight Corruption in the Health Care Sector, in: medstra 2015, p. 263.

Minimum Criminal Law Standards and criminal law opportunities in labour disputes, in: Giesen/Junker/Rieble: The Conference Transcript of the 6th ZAAR-Conference in Hamburg on “Borderless Labour Disputes”, Munich 2015, pp. 129 et seqq.

Light and Shade – Material Provision in the Draft Bill on Fighting Corruption in the Health-Care Sector by the Germanu Federal Ministry of Justice (together with Prof. Dr. Michael Lindemann and Lawyer Dr. Michael Tsambikakis), in: medstra 2015, pp. 142 et seqq.

Using Immorality to fight Hooligan Crime – The End of the “Third Half”? A Contribution on the basics and the reach of the barrier of consent in Sec. 228 CC when applying the theory of legally protected rights, in: ZIS 2014, pp. 489 et seqq.

The future of Europeanized Commercial Corruption according to Sec. 299 CC – An Evaluation of the Draft Law of the German Federal Ministry of Justice of 13th June 2014, in: NZWiSt 2014, pp. 281 et seqq.

Transnational “ne bis in idem” and its weak constitutional foundation, in: NJW 2014, pp. 2990 et seqq.

Unavoidable mistake of law of citizens advised by a lawyer – A Chimaera?, in: HRRS 2013, pp. 449 et seqq. (likewise in the Commemorative Publication for Manfred Seebode, pp. 85 et seqq.)

Minimal Protection of European Constitutional Guarantees in the Cooperation in Criminal Proceedings, in: NJW 2013, pp. 1279 et seqq.

An Overview of Recent Court Rulings of the ECtHR in 2010-2011 – Part II (together with Prof. Dr. Robert Esser and Lawyer Dr. Michael Tsambikakis, in: NStZ 2012, pp. 619 et seqq.

An Overview of Recent Court Rulings of the ECtHR in 2010-2011 – Part I (together with Prof. Dr. Robert Esser and Lawyer Dr. Michael Tsambikakis, in: NStZ 2012, pp. 555 et seqq.

Freedom of Opinion in Criminal Proceedings – On the Right of Infringing Criticism of Judges, in: Commemorative Publication in Celebration of the 75th birthday of Imme Roxin, 2012, pp. 569 et seqq.

Right to Defence of the Parties in German Inquisitory Trials – On the Example of the Right to Ask Questions and to Examine, in: StV 2012, pp. 51 et seqq.

Temporal Laws in Commercial Criminal Law and punishability gaps closed retrospectively – An outdated method considering the MFN-principle of the European Charta of Fundamental Rights, in: wistra 2011, pp. 365 et seqq.

On the (non-) applicability of the commercial orientation or the commital as part of a gang in the offence of endangering the Value Added Tax Revenue, in: PStR 2011, pp. 233 et seqq.

Objective suitability to cause an error as an expression of objective attribution in the offense of fraud, in: Commemorative Publication in Celebration of the 80th birthday of Claus Roxin (“Criminal Law as an Scientia Universalis”), 2011, pp. 967 et seqq.

An Overview of Recent Court Rulings of the ECtHR in the years 2008 to 2010 – Part I (together wirh Prof. Dr. Robert Esser and Lawyer Dr. Michael Tsambikakis), in: NStZ 2011, pp. 78 et seqq.

An Overview of Recent Court Rulings of the ECtHR in the years 20008 to 2010 – Part II (together with Prof. Dr. Robert Esser and Lawyer Dr. Michael Tsambikakis), in: NStZ 2011, pp. 140 et seqq.

A premature good-bye to the partly voluntary disclosure of tax evasion?, in: PStR 2010, pp. 282 et seqq.

A Breakthrough without the slippery slope – A re-evaluation of the borders of crimeless assisted suicide covered by the law, in: NJW 2010, pp. 2925 et seqq.

Retrospective preventive detention – Art. 7 (1) (2) ECHR as “another” legal provision in the sense of Sec. 2 (6) CC, in: HRRS 2010, pp. 329 et seqq.

Preventive Preclusion of Reprimands as a means to prevent the abuse of the Appeal on Points of Law, in: wistra: 2010, pp. 210 et seqq.

Preventing Abuse by setting deadlines for Evidence-Requests in Criminal Proceedings, in: BLJ (Bucerius Law Journal) 2009, pp. 107 et seqq.

Inadmissible Evidence and the Court Rulings of the ECtHR on protecting the Fair Trial Principle especially concerning covert observations, in: JR 2009, pp. 107 et seqq.

Subsidiary Fraud by short-time work in the wake of the global financial crisis (together with Philipp Leydecker), in: NJW 2009, pp. 3542 et seqq.

On the way to potential intent? Problems and Justification of the rising statutory standardisation of the requirement of intent, in: ZStW 2009, pp. 239 et seqq.

The FCJ has confirmed the punishability of simple fare evasion – Unjust and with problematic expansions?, in: HRRS 2009, pp. 69 et seqq.

Constitutional Protection of private e-mails with the provider and their world-wide monitoring for criminal procedural purposes, in: StV 2009, pp. 96 et seqq.

Undiscovered Treasures in the Court Rulings of the ECtHR concerning Criminal Defence?, in; HRRS-Commemorative Issue Fezer (cf. supra I.), 2008, pp. 21 et seqq.

Fair sentencing by appeal courts only after effective participation in the proceedings, in: GA 2009, pp. 394 et seqq.

Inadmissibility of evidence and reversing the burden of proof when dealing with unjustly provoked offenses in the recent court rulings of the ECtHR (together with Ulf Buermeyer) in: HRRS 2008, pp. 279 et seqq.

Retrospective Condemnation of Corruption Abroad and Unjust Appropriation as a Corruption Offence – The Siemens-Case as a starting point for an international borderless Commercial Criminal Law (together with Frank Saliger), in: HRRS 2008, pp. 57 et seqq.

Criminal Damage by exploiting the functional boundaries of another’s things?, in: JR 2008, pp. 97 et seqq.

Defence below par – Taboos and Preclusions as a Protection from the Right to Effective Defence?, in: HRRS 2007, pp. 402 et seqq.

New Approaches to protect the Freedom of the Press in the offence of “unlawful disclosure of secrets by journalists”, in: AfP 2007, pp. 410 et seqq.

Goodbye lump sum? On the reasonableness of the payment for the public defender, in: StRR 2007, pp. 89 et seqq.

Fraud by manipulated soccer-bets: The Hoyzer-Case as an alarming expansion of the offence of fraud?, in: HRRS 2007, pp. 16 et seqq.

The submittal of the 1st Criminal Senate of the FCJ on the degeneration of procedural reprimands: Careful formality and efficient judicial development of the law, in: HRRS 2006, pp. 409 et seqq.

Boundaries of the fair trial principle according to Art. 6 ECHR when barring from the trail information and witnesses relevant for the defence, in: StV 2006, pp. 599 et seqq. (likewise in “Who is protected by Criminal Law?” – Publication Series of the Criminal Defenders Associations, Volume 29, 2006).

The German application of emetics violates human rights: Reasoning and Consequences of the decision of the ECtHR in the Jalloh-Case, in: HRRS 2006, pp. 241 et seqq.

Absolute Reason for Appeal on Points of Law and the Concern of Bias when facing the stretching of Sec. 26a CCP by the judge in its own interest, in: HRRS 2005, pp. 319 et seqq.

Commercial Criminal Law in between (European) Constitutional Law and the interpretation in conformity with European Directives on the example of Scalping (together with Tilo Mühlbauer), in: wistra 2005, pp. 9 et seqq.

Improving the effectiveness of the control of procedural deals by the appeal courts by means of making the waiver of procedural remedies in the deal unlawful (together with lawyer Dr. Markus Rübenstahl, mag.iur.), in: HRRS 2004, pp. 342 et seqq.

Unconstitutionality of commercially oriented tax evasion and committal by being member of a gang (Sec. 370a of the German Fiscal Code), in: HRRS 2004, pp. 317 et seqq.

The importance of the evaluation of evidence when facing the executive barring of evidence in conflict with the right to disclosure of evidence according to Art. 6 (1) (1) ECHR, in: StraFo 2004, pp. 195 et seqq.

Fragility of the prohibition of torture – Prevention as Justification for exceptions from the absolute prohibition of torture to establish absolute security?, in: Camprubi (ed.): Fear and the struggle for security in legislation and practice, 2004, pp. 155 et seqq.

Law-oriented interpretation of trading or waiver of the states right to inflict punishment at the discretion of the judge?, in: HRRS 2004, pp. 165 et seqq.

The right to efficient proceedings in Commercial Criminal and Penal Tax Law, in: wistra 2004, pp. 166 et seqq.

Human Rights questions and the holding back of evidence in German Criminal Proceedings, in: HRRS 2004, pp. 44 et seqq. (likewise in: Materials of the Criminal Defence Lawyers Convention 2005).

Expanding the Appeal on Points of Law to the co-accused – A plea for the interpretation of Sec. 357 CCP in accordance with the convention (together with Wolfgang Wohlers), in: NStZ 2004, pp. 9 et seqq.

Nullum judicium sine lege – the public international law obligation of an EU-Special Criminal Proceedings to the potential of the ECHR, in: ZStW 2003, pp. 845 et seqq.

The prohibition of bypassing the ECHR by means of using private persons for criminal prosecution, in: StV 2004, pp. 46 et seqq.

Possibilities and problems of the systematic legitimization-function of the theory of legally protected right on the example of subsidiary fraud, in: Hefendehl/von Hirsch/Wohlers (eds.): The Theory of the legally protected right – Basis for Legitimization of Criminal Law or a dogmatic glass bead game?, Baden-Baden 2003, pp. 183 et seqq. (likewise in Spanish translation in a book published by Hefendehl).

Denial of an request for evidence following dilatory actions because of the attempt at uncovering an unlawful procedural deal with the main witness for the prosecution being an accomplice to the accused?, in: HRRS 2003, pp. 93 et seqq.

Perversion of justice by acting because of extraneous considerations? (together wirh Wolfgang Wohlers), in: GA 2002, pp. 483 et seqq.

Sexual abuse of prostitutes, in: NStZ 2002, pp. 238 et seqq.

 

  1. Primarily Didactic Contributions

Basics of the defence in Penal Tax Proceedings – Part 2: Main Emphases of Defence in formal Penal Tax Law, in: JA 2009, pp. 633 et seqq.

Basics of the defence in Penal Tax Proceedings – Part 1: Main Emphases of Defence in material Penal Tax Law, in: JA 2008, pp. 804 et seqq.

Robbery of a money transporter (Focusing on punishable preparation and the likeliness of success of an appeal on points of law; together with Benjamin Tachau); Exam, in: JuS 2008, pp. 256 et seqq.

Basics of material and formal Penal Tax Law, in: JA 2008, pp. 88 et seqq.

The free offers of websites furthering the training of university students and young lawyers, in: JA 2007, Vol. 10, VIII.

Punishable Aiding and its recent problems – Successfully completing Sec. 27 CC in an exam, in: JA 2007, pp. 757 et seqq.

Principals and secondary participants in theft acting as a member of a gang (Criminal and Criminal Procedural Law Exam with a focus on theft, false testimony and perjury, and principals and secondary participants), in: JuS 2003, pp. 774 et seqq.

Murder without a corpse? – Coincidence, immediate starting of an attempt and the disabling of the victim’s possibilities to defend itself, in: JuS 2002, pp. 1058 et seqq.

 

  1. English-Language Publications and Translations

Decision of the ECtHR in the Case of Bykov v Russia, in: JR 2009, pp. 514 et seqq.

Case Note, German federal court of appeal [ordinary jurisdiction], 3rd criminal senate: plea bargaining: defence rights; in The Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 72 (2008), pp. 109 et seqq.

Decision of the ECtHR in the Case of Monika Haas v Germany, in: JR 2006, pp. 289 et seqq.

Decision of the ECtHR in the Case of Luca v Italy, in: HRRS 2006, pp. 35 et seqq.

Decision of the ECtHR in the Case of Weh v Austria, in: JR 2005, pp. 423 et seqq.

Decision of the ECtHR in the Case of Henning v Austria, in: wistra 2004, pp. 177 et seqq.

Decision of the ECtHR in the Case of Steur v Netherlands, in: JR 2004, pp. 339 et seqq.

Decision of the ECtHR in the Case of M.M. v Netherlands, in: StV 2004, pp. 1 et seqq.

Decision of the ECtHR in the Case of Allan v United Kingdom, in StV 2003, pp. 257 et seqq.

 

  1. Case Notes

Termination of the proceedings by the state prosecutor and the “ne bis in idem”-principle in accordance with Art. 54 CISA, in: NJW 2016, pp. 2942 et seq.

Implied deception by filing an application for a subsidy, note on BGH (FCJ) 1 StR 13/13 of 25th April 2014, in: NJW 2013, pp- 2298 et seq.

Guidelines for a separate sentencing-decision of the appeal-court, note on BGH (FCJ) 3 StR 175/09 of 11th August 2009, in: StV 2011, pp. 139 et seqq.

On deadlines for requests for evidence, note on BGH (FCJ) 1 StR 484/08 of 23rd September 2008, in: NJW 2009, p. 608.

On the enforcement-solution for excessively long proceedings, note on BGH (FCJ) GSSt (Large Senate for Criminal Matters) 1/07 of 17th January 2008, in: JZ 2008, pp. 422 et seqq.

Requirements for the calculation, the presentation of the results and the application of the law by the judge in proceedings for tax evasion and its disadvantage for other EU member states, note on BGH (FCJ) 5 StR 549/06 of 19th April 2007, in: wistra 2008, pp- 184 et seqq.

Constitutional barriers for separate sentencing-decisions of the appeal-courts, note on BVerfG (FCC) 2 BvR 1447/05; 2 BvR 136/05 of 14th June 2007, in: HRRS 2007, pp. 292 et seq.

The right to efficient proceedings and the right to appeal: The obligation to verify and compensate exists also for (asserted) unlawful delays in proceedings for the crime of murder, note on BVerfG (FCC) 2 BvR 750/06 of 21st June 2006, in: JR 2007, pp. 254 et seqq.

Obstruction of justice through false claims of mistakes in the court minutes, note on BGH (FCJ) 3 StR 284/05 of 11th August 2006, pp. 29 et seqq.

The right to confrontation; actually impossible examination; fair trial principle and the overall view; non-availability; proportionality; the Landshut-kidnapping; note on ECtHR No. 73047/01 of 23rd November 2005 (Haas v Germany), in: JR 2006, pp. 292 et seqq.

Light and Shade – The Right to effective proceedings in light of each segment of criminal proceedings (Art. 6 (1) (1) ECHR and the FCJs disregard of the duty to organize according to public international law, note on BGH (FCJ) 1 StR 78/05 of 21st July 2005, in: HRRS 2005, pp. 377 et seqq.

Basics and commencement of the protection of the right to remain silent and to refrain from self-incrimination, note on ECtHR No. 38544/97 of 8th April 2004 (Weh v Austria), in: JR 2005, 426 et seqq.

Completion and attempt when trading – on the submission of the third senate for criminal matters, note on BGH (FCJ) 3 StR 61/02; 3 StR 243/02 of 13th January 2005, in: HRRS 2005, pp. 250 et seqq.

Increasing the constitutional importance of the ECtHR by means of a duty to consider and increasing the number of checks, note on BVerfG (FCC) 2 BvR 1481/04 of 14th October 2004 (Görgülü), in: HRRS 2004, pp. 387 et seqq.

Protection of the freedom of opinion of the lawyer; Increasing the right to a fair trial, note on ECtHR No. 39657/98 of 28th October 2003 (Steur v Netherlands), in: JR 2004, pp. 342 et seqq.

Re-determination of the term “trading” in Control Substances Law; Legal certainty and proportionality in the criminal law protection of legal assets, note on BGH (FCJ) 3 StR 61/02; 3 StR 243/02 of 10th July 2003, in: StraFo 2003, pp. 392 et seqq.

Protection of the right to remain silent and the right to refrain from self-incrimination in functional examinations by informants attributable to the state and when facing state use of personal relationships; note on ECtHR No. 4839/99 of 5th November 2002 (Allan v United Kingdom) in: StV 2003, pp. 260 et seqq.

Interpreting the terms “gang” and “member of a gang” and “participation” in the offence of theft, note on BGH (FCJ) 4 StR 499/01 of 15th January 2002, in: StV 2003, pp. 78 et seqq.

Sentencing; The consideration of time-barred offences for evaluating the risk of absconding and proportionality of pretrial detention, note on BGH (FCJ) 2 StE 11/00 (StB 13/01 and 14/01) of 23rd August 2001, in: StraFo 2002, pp. 98 et seqq.

VII. Conference Reports

Report of the Criminal Law Teachers Conference 2009 in Hamburg (together with Lutz Eidam, in: ZStW 2009, pp. 985 et seqq.

Protection of Legal Assets and problems of attributability (together with Tilo Mühlbauer), Report, in: Hefendehl/von Hirsch/Wohlers (eds.): T The Theory of the legally protected right – Basis for Legitimization of Criminal Law or a dogmatic glass bead game?, Baden-Baden 2003, pp. 297 et seqq.

VIII. Reviews

Tim Neelmeier: Culpability of the non-patient for making decisions concerning the patient and the institutions duty to investigate (2014), in: medstra 2015, p. 285.

Christian Schröder: Handbook on Capital Market Criminal Law, 2nd edition (2010), in: HRRS 2011, pp. 532 et seq.

Heiko Ahlbrecht, Klaus-Michael Böhm, Robert Esser, Heiner Hugger, Stefan Kirsch, Michael Rosenthal: International Criminal Law in Practice, in: HRRS 2011, pp. 279 et seq.

Stefan Hiebl, Nils Kassebohm, Hans Lilie (eds.): Commemorative Publication in celebration of the 65th birthday of Volkmar Mehle on 11th November 2009 (2009), in: NJW 2011, p. 1660.

Marcus Danzer: Fighting Trader (Carousel) Fraud, in: HRRS 2011, pp. 81 et seqq.

Tido Park: Capital Market Criminal Law – A Commentary, 2nd edition (2008), in: HRRS 2011, pp. 29 et seq.

Heinz-Bernd Wabnitz, Thomas Jonovsky: Handbook of Commercial Criminal and Penal Tax Law, 3rd edition (2007), in: HRRS 2009, pp. 520 et seq.

Tonio Walter, The Core of Criminal Law (2007), in: HRRS 2009, pp. 37 et seqq.

Rainer Grote, Thilo Marauhn: ECHR/German Basic Law – A Concordance-Commentary (2006), in: HRRS 2008, pp. 31 et seqq.

Stefan Rolletschke: Penal Tax Law, 2nd edition (2007), in JA 2008, Issue 6

Dietrich Quedenfeld, Markus Füllsack: Defence in Penal Tax Proceedings, 3rd edition (2005), in HRRS 2007, pp. 424 et seqq.

Jens Meyer-Ladewig: The European Convention on Human Rights – A Commentary, 2nd edition (2006), in: HRRS 2007, pp. 298 et seqq.

Jan Bockemühl: Handbook of Criminal Defence, 3rd edition (2006), in: HRRS 2007, pp. 259 et seqq.

Wolfgang Schomburg, Otto Lagodny, Sabine Gleß, Thomas Hackner: International Cooperation in Criminal Matter, 4th edition (2006), in: HRRS 2007, pp. 83 et seqq.

Hans Achenbach, Andreas Ransiek: Handbook Commercial Criminal Law (2004), in: HRRS 2007, pp. 19 et seqq.

Dominik Ziegenhain: The Protection of Human Rights in Cross-Border Cooperation in Criminal Matters (2002), in HRRS 2006, pp. 422 et seqq.

Lutz Meyer-Goßner: The German Code of Criminal Procedure (with the German Courts Constitution Act and Side-Laws), 48th edition (2005), in: HRRS 2006, pp. 219 et seqq.

Marc Russack: The Appeal on Points of Law in the German Second State Exam, 2nd edition (2006), in: HRRS 2006, 191 et seq.

Stefan Trechsel: Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings (2005), in: HRRS 2006, pp. 44 et seq.

Walter Gollwitzer: Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings, ECHR and ICCPR (2005), in: HRRS 2005, pp. 383 et seqq.

Christoph Grabenwarter: European Convention on Human Rights, 2nd edition (2005), in: HRRS 2005, pp. 356 et seqq.

Herbert Tröndle, Thomas Fischer: The German Criminal Code, 52nd edition (2004), in: HRRS 2005, pp. 330 et seq.

Frank Meyer: Lack of Will and the Waiver of Procedural Remedies by the Accused in Criminal Proceedings (2003), in: HRRS 2005, pp. 179 et seqq.

Detlef Burhoff: Handbook on Criminal Investigation Proceedings, 3rd edition (2003) and Handbook on the Criminal Main Trial, 4th edition (2003), in: HRRS 2005, pp. 16 et seqq.

Werner Beulke, Criminal Procedural Law, 7th edition (2004), in: HRRS 2004, pp. 417 et seq.

Federal Constitutional Court – Official Record on CD-ROM, in: HRRS 2004, pp. 391 et seqq.

Gerwin M. Moldenhauer: A Guideline for Deals in Criminal Proceedings by the Federal Court of Justice? (2003), in: HRRS 2004, pp. 375 et seqq.

Helmut Streinz (ed.): Commentary on TEU and TEC (2004), in: GA 2005, pp. 262 et seqq.

Niklaus Schmid: Criminal Procedural Law, 3rd edition (2004), in: HRRS 2004, pp. 294 et seqq.

Daniela Demko: The Relativity of Legal Terms in Criminal Offences (2002), in: HRRS 2004, pp. 213 et seqq.

Gabriele Rose: Boundaries of Press Investigations in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedural Law (2001), in: GA 2002, pp. 571 et seq.

Dr Mathias Grzesiek

Dr Mathias Grzesiek

Attorney at Law

  • Studied Law at the Goethe-University Frankfurt
  • Legal Clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Frankfurt/Main, the Regional Medical Council Hessia, DLA Piper UK (Commercial Criminal Law) and White & Case LLP (Commercial Criminal Law)
  • Long-term Occupation with the Department of Criminal Science and Legal Philosophy at the Goethe-University Frankfurt, at the chair of Dr. Peter-Alexis Albrecht and at the chair of Prof. Dr. Matthias Jahn (Higher Regional Court-Judge). Dr. Mathias Grzesiek remains in close connection with the department.
  • Doctoral Thesis in Medical Criminal Law – supported by the Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit (Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom) and the Gesellschaft für Kassenarztrecht e.V. (German Association for Panel Doctors Law)
  • Lecturer for Criminology at the Goethe-University Frankfurt

Languages: German, English, Polish

List of Publications

  • Good things come to those who wait: Sec. 299 a and b CC as „universal remedy“ in the fight against Corruption in the Health-Care Sector, in: NZWiSt 2016, pp. 369-374
  • White Collar Crimes committed by Panel and Private Doctors – A Contribution to the Principle of Criminal Legality in the Health-Care Sector (likewise doctoral thesis Frankfurt/Main 2015), Frankfurt Criminal Science Studies Col. 155, published by Peter Lang publishers, Frankfurt/Main 2016
  • The Fight against Corruption in the German Health-Care Sector, in: Albrecht (et al.), The Ukraine’s path to a Rule of Law, pp. 89-93

Dr Daphne Petry, LL.M.

Dr Daphne Petry, LL.M.

Attorney at Law

  • Studied Law in Tübingen (Eberhard Karls University)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) with an emphasis on Medical Criminal Law at the University of Kent, Caterbury
  • Legal Clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe, the German Embassy in Ankarra, Turkey and the Commercial Law Firm Knorz Schütz Lawyers
  • Research Assistant at the Chair for German and European Criminal and Criminal Procedural Law, International Criminal Law and Comparative Criminal Law, Professor Dr. Arndt Sinn, University of Osnabrück
  • Attorney at Law with an International Law Firm for Commercial Criminal Law, Compliance and Internal Investigations
  • Joined Tsambikakis and Partner in 2017.

Languages: German and English

Publications

  • The Criminal Law Justification of Military Personnel Deployed Abroad (likewise doctoral thesis, Osnabrück 2016), published by Dr. Kovac publishers, Hamburg 2017.
  • Annotation on BGH (FCJ) 3 StR 25/16 of 28th July 2016, No application of the „ne-bis-in-idem“-principle after termination of the proceedings due to excessively long duration of the investigation proceedings, in: jurisPR-Compl 1/2017 Anm. 2 (together with Prof. Dr. Norbert Nolte)
  • Self-Indictment in Foreign Trade Law, in: ZfZ 2015, pp. 151-156 (together with Dr. Thomas Helck)

Dr. Karolina Kessler

Dr Karolina Kessler

Attorney at Law

  • Studied Law in Cologne
  • Legal Clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Commercial Criminal Law) and at Tsambikakis & Partner
  • Academic Assistant at the University of Cologne for the so called „Großer Examens- und Klausurenkurs“ (State Exam Preparatory Course)
  • Obtained her doctorates degree in Criminal Procedural Law
  • Joined Tsambikakis & Partner in 2017.

Languages: German and English

List of Publications

  • The Impartiality of the Judge in Criminal Proceedings in light of Art. 5 Sec. 1 Subs. 1 ECHR (likewise doctoral thesis Cologne 2015), published by Duncker & Humblot publishers, Berlin 2016 (published under the maiden name Karolina Kierzkowski).

Prof. Dr. Frank Saliger

Prof. Dr. Frank Saliger

University Professor, Of Counsel

  • Chair for Criminal Law, Criminal Procedural Law, Commercial Criminal Law and Legal Philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich
  • Frank Saliger focusses on the Special Part of the German Criminal Code, and the areas Commercial Criminal Law, Medical Criminal Law, Environmental Criminal Law, Criminal Procedural Law and Legal Philosophy
  • Frank Saliger is, inter alia, co-editor of the Journals „Medizinstrafrecht“ (Medical Criminal Law, medstra), gives lectures in Germany and abroad and regularly serves as a expert witness
  • Permanent Guest at the Criminal Law Committee of the German Federal Council of Lawyers since October 2014

Languages: German and English

Publications (Excerpt)

The German Political Parties Act and Criminal Law. On the Punishability of Offenses against the German Political Parties Act, with a focus on Embezzlement acc. To Sec. 266 CC, published by Mohr Siebeck publishers, Tübingen 2005 (likewise Habilitation Thesis)

The Radbruch Equation and the Rule of Law, published by C.F. Müller publishers, Heidelberg 1995 (likewise doctoral thesis)

Self-Determination until the End, A Legal Opinion on the Ban for Organized Assisted Suicide, 2015

Introduction to Legal Philosophy and Legal Theory in the Present, published by C.F. Müller publishers, 9th ed., Heidelberg 2016 (together with Winfried Hassemer and Ulfrid Neumann)

Commentary on Penal Tax Law and Procedural Law, published by Dr. Otto Schmidt publishers, Cologne 2017 (ed, together with Robert Esser, Markus Rübenstahl and Michael Tsambikakis)

Neutralised Criminal Law. On the 10-year-anniversary of the application-ban of the statutory law regulating the Organising of Unlawful Gaming (Sec. 284 CC) by private sports betting providers licensed in other EU-Member States, particularly Online-Casino-Games, published by Nomos publishers, Baden-Baden 2017 (together with Michael Tsambikakis)

Ole Mückenberger

Ole Mückenberger

Attorney at Law – Partner

 

„named lawyer for Commercial Criminal and Penal Tax Law“ (JUVE 2016/2017 Handbook)

„named lawyer for Compliance-Investigations“ (JUVE 2016/2017 Handbook)

„knowledge of the financial industry“ (JUVE 2016/2017 Handbook)

„recommended lawyer for Commercial Criminal Law“ (JUVE 2015/2016 Handbook)

„always factual and reputable advice“ (JUVE Handbook 2015/2016)

„recommended lawyer for Commercial Criminal Law“ (JUVE 2014/2015 Handbook)

„very proficient and skilled negotiator“ (JUVE 2014/2015 Handbook)

Ole Mückenberger studied Law in Konstanz and Frankfurt (Main). Before joining Tsambikakis & Partner he has gained professional experience with a leading US-Law Firm in Commercial Criminal and Penal Tax Law, Compliance and Internal Investigations. Ole Mückenberger is the regional coordinator of Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e.V. and a member of the Network Compliance e.V., the committee on Criminal Law of the German Lawyer’s Association and the German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV). He is a guest lecturer at the University of Mainz, gives lectures and seminars on commercial criminal law and compliance topics and is the author of many publications.

Languages: German, English

Anne Laurinat, MLE

Anne Laurinat, MLE

Attorney at Law

Anne Laurinat is part of the Tsambikakis & Partner Team since ist founding. Previously, Anne Laurinat worked for more than three years in the Commercial Criminal Law Department of a leading International Corporate Law Firm, focusing on Medical Criminal Law and Criminal Law related to drugs and controlled substances.

Studied in Göttingen, Hannover and Turku (Finland)

Magistra Legum Europae (Georg-August-University Göttingen)

Languages: German and English

List of Important Publications

I. Contributions to Commentaries

Federal Narcotics Law, in: Prütting, Attorneys Commentary to Medical Law, 3rd ed. 2014, pp. 825 et seqq.

II. Contributions to Journals

Electronic Cigarettes as Medical Products, Annotation on Frankfurt Local Court – 943 Ds 8940 Js253036/11 of October 11th 2012, in: ZWH 2013, 63 (together with Michael Tsambikakis)

Full List of Publications

I. Contributions to Commentaries

Kommentierung des Betäubungsmittelgesetzes (Commentary on the Federal Narcotics Law) in: Prütting, Fachanwaltskommentar Medizinrecht (Commentary on medical law), 3rd edn. 2014, pp. 825 ff.

II. Contributions to Journals

Electronic Cigarettes as Medical Products, Annotation on Frankfurt Local Court – 943 Ds 8940 Js253036/11 of October 11th 2012, in: ZWH 2013, 63 (together with Michael Tsambikakis)

Criminal Liability for Fraud in Cashless Payments Transactions (direct debit/transactions), Annotations to Higher Regional Court Hamm – III-3 RVs 89/11 of November 22nd 2011, in: ZWH 2012, 190 (together with Michael Tsambikakis)

Search: Examination of Data and Search of Third Parties, in: PStR 2012, 283 (together with Johannes Stalberg)

Simone Lersch

Simone Lersch

Attorney at Law – Partner

Before joining Tsambikakis & Partner in Simone Lersch gained professional experience as a State Prosecutor with the Office of Public Prosecution in Cologne (2006-2015); she worked, inter alia, in the departments dealing with Criminal Proceedings against Lawyers and in the Capital Crimes Department. Simone Lersch is a Lecturer for Criminal and Criminal Procedural Law at the University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration and Management of North Rhine-Westphalia (FHöV NRW).

Simone Lersch studied Law in Bonn.

Languages: German, English.

Prof Dr Michael Kubiciel

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Michael Kubiciel

Professor – Of Counsel

  • Director of the Department for Criminal and Criminal Procedural law at the University of Cologne and holder of the Chair for Criminal Law, Criminal Law Theory and Comparative Criminal Law at the University of Cologne
  • National Research Correspondent for the Preparation of the EUAntiCorruptionReports for the Directorate-General Migration and Home Affairs of the European Commission
  • Consultant to the United Nations and the Council of Europe

List of Important Publications

I. Monographs

The Science of the Special Part of the German Criminal Code – Tasks and Methods, published by Vittorio Klostermann publishers, Vol. 52 of the Legal Treatises, Frankfurt 2013 (346 pages).

Reviews: Tiedemann, JZ 2014, 395; Wohlers, ZStR 2014, 238-240

Institutions against Corruption – A Comparative Study of National Anti-Corruption Strategies, with Albin Eser, published by Nomos publisher, Baden-Baden 2005 (128 pages).

Review: Journal of Political Science (ZPOl) 2006, 1406

The first edition is out of stock, in the meantime the book is available for download free of charge at www.freidok.uni-freiburg.de.

Restrictions on the Conduct of Dominant Companies through Sec. 19 of the Act against Restraints of Competition, published by Duncker&Humblot publishers, Berlin 2003 (310 pages)

II. Books (editor)

Current Thoughts on the Criminal Theory of Hans Welzel, published by Mohr Siebeck publishers, Tübingen 2015 (together with G. Jakobs, W. Frisch, M. Pawlik, C.F. Stuckenberg)

Feuerbach’s Bavarian Criminal Code – The Birth of a Liberal, Modern and Rational Criminal Law, published by Mohr Siebeck publishers, Tübingen 2014 (together with A. Koch, M. Löhnig, M. Pawlik) (546 pages)

Reviews: Köbler, ZIER 2014, 58; Pflaum, Die Rezensenten, May 14th 2014

 

III. Commentaries

Ambos/König/Rachow (eds.): Nomos COmmentary on Mutual International Assistance in Criminal Matters, published by Nomos publishers, Baden-Baden 2014

  1. a) Extradiction; Secs. 2-11 of the Act on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters (pp. 162-210)
  2. b) Police and Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters: Artt. 39-53 CISA (pp. 780-796)
  3. c) EU Law on other Assistance (Mutual Legal Assistance) (pp. 796-869)
  4. d) Conventions and Protocols of the Council of Europe (pp. 934-975)

IV. Contributions to Journals and Books

On Commercial Criminal Law and Criminal Procedural Law

Flexibilisation of Criminal Law, in: Hilgendorf/Kudlich/Valerius (ed.): Handbook of Criminal Law, Vol. 1, published by C.F. Müller publishers, Heidelberg 2015

Corruption and Corruptibility in Commercial Practice – On a Competitive Implementation of the so-called Principal-Model in Sec. 299 CC, in: ZIS 2014, pp. 667-673.

Protection of the Foreign Credit System through the Statutory Offence of Obtaining Credit by Deception (Comment), in: Juris Praxis Report Compliance and Internal Investigation 3/2014 (together with Fabian Stam)

The Draft Law on Combating Corruption, in: Juris Praxis Report Compliance and Internal Investigation, 2/2014

Association Penalties – Constitutionality and System Compatibility, in: ZRP 2014, pp. 233-237-

Between Effectivity and Legitimacy – On the Legislators Scope of Action after the „Deal“-Decision, in: HRRS 2014, pp. 204-209

The EU Anti-Corruption Report – A new Benchmark in the Fight against Corruption, Journal of Business Compliance Vol. 2 (2014), pp. 5-14 (together with C. Spörl)

Pecuniary Damage caused by Fraudulent Representation to Obtain a Contract (Judgment Review), in: JZ 2014, pp- 99-102

‘Grave’ Breach of Duty and Special Intent Requirements for Embezzlement and Abuse of Trust? (Judgment Review), in: StV 2014, pp. 91-93.

The Act on Refencing and Recovery and Resolution Planning for Credit Institutions and Financial Groups as a Means of forming Morals through Criminal Law?, in: StV 2013, Editorial Issue 10

The EU Anti-Corruption Report – New Ways towards a Coherent Anti-Corruption Policy, in: HRRS 2013, pp. 213-219.

Procedural Applicability of Digital Contrabands, in: GA 2013, pp. 226-239.

The Financial Market Crisis between Commercial Criminal Law and Political Criminal Law, in: ZIS 2013, pp. 53-60

Liability Risks for Software Producers – Programming of File-Sharing Sites as Criminal Aiding, in: wistra 2012, pp. 453-456.

  • Japanese Translation in: Kansai Law Review 63 (2013), pp. 209-223 (translated by Kawaguchi/Morikawa)

International Legal Development and National Legal Change in the Fight Against Corruption, in: D. Linnan (ed.), Legitimacy, Legal Development & Change: Law and Modernization Reconsidered, published by Ashgate Publishing, Newport, Hampshire 2012, pp. 419-437

Core Criminal Law Provisions in the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, in: ICLR Vol. 9 (2009), pp. 137-151

Criminalization and Law Enforcement, in: United Nations (ed.), Technical Guide to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, New York 2009, pp. 79-137 (together with Doig/Jorge)

Fighting corruption – International Development and Changing Laws in Transition States, in: ZStW 2008, pp. 429-446

Also published in: Norbert Szczech (ed.), Commemorative Publication of the University of Liegnitz, Ksiega jublieuszowa z okazji 5-lecia Wydzialu Prawa Wyzszej Szkoly Menedzerskiej w Legnicy, Liegnitz 2010, pp. 95-110

Betting and Fraud – On Implied Deception, in: HRRS 2007, pp. 68-71

Breach of Duty under Company Law and Punishability for Embezzlment and Abuse of Trust, in: NStZ 2005, pp. 353-361

Referenced by the FCC on June 23rd 2010 – 2 BvR 2559/08, 2 BvR 105/09, 2 BvR 491/09

Restrictions on Conduct through Objectives outside of Competitions, in: WuW 2004, pp. 164-172.

Commercial and Legal Questions of the Competitive System, in: ZEuP 2000, pp. 710-713

 

On Criminal Law Theory, Criminal Law History and Philosophy of Law

The History of the Department of Criminal and Criminal Procedural Law at the University of Cologne, in: Association for the Advancement of Legal Studies (ed.), Faculty Report (will appear soon, 5 pages)

Welzel and the others – Welzels positions and positionings before 1945, in: Jakobs/Frisch/Kubiciel/Pawlik/Stuckenberg (eds.): Current Thought on the Criminal Theory of Hans Welzel, published by Morh Siebeck publishers 2015.

From Darkness into Light? The Bavarian Criminal Law Reform and Feuerbach’s Criminal Code), in: Koch/Kubiciel, Löhing/Pawlik (eds.): Feuerbach’s Bavarian Criminal Code, published by Mohr Siebeck publishers, Tübingen 2014, pp. 1-16.

„Separation of Humans from Humans“? – Feuerbach’s Understanding of Freedom based on the Example of Religious and Sexual/Moral Offenses, in: Koch/Kubiciel, Löhing/Pawlik (eds.): Feuerbach’s Bavarian Criminal Code, published by Mohr Siebeck publishers, Tübingen 2014, pp. 393-411

Financial Crisis and a State of Emergency, in: Nomos – Kansai Law Journal (2013), pp. 21-36

Translated into Japanese by Morikawa/Kawaguchi, ibid, pp. 36 et seqq.

Retribution, Moral Development or Rehabilitation? – The Criminal Theory Debate on the Great Reform of German Criminal Law, in: Löhnig/Preisner/Schlemmer (eds.): Contemporary Legal History of the 1960s and 1970s, published by Mohr Siebeck publishers, Tübingen 2012, pp. 217-230.

The German Sanction System in a state of Crisis: On the Debate on Preventive Detention, in: DPJZ 2011, pp. 37-39

„Shame Sanctions“ in the light of Criminal Theory, in: ZStW 2006, pp. 44-75.

 

On Comparative Criminal Law and Internationalization of Criminal Law

European Influence on Minimum Standards and Principles in Criminal Proceedings, in: Althammer/Weller (eds.): Minimum Standards in European Procedural Law – Prerequisites for Mutual Trust, published by Mohr Siebeck publishers, Tübingen 2015 (14 pages).

A Uniform European Criminal Law and A Comparative Representation of its Foundations, in: JZ 2015, Issue 2.

A more detailed and reworked version with the title „Franz von Liszt and The European Criminal Law“ has been published in: Koch/Löhnig (eds.): The von-Liszt-School – Specific Deterrence in Criminal Policy and the Development of Modern Criminal Law, published by Mohr-Siebeck publishers, Tübingen 2016 (19 pages)

The Criminal Prohibition of Incest before the Restrictions of the European Court of Human Rights. The Judgment and its Consequences for the Debate on Criminal Law, in: ZIS 2012, pp. 282-289.

Functions and Dimensions of Comparative Criminal Law, in: RW 2012, pp. 212-222

Review Essay: Mireille Delmas-Marty, Ordering Pluralism – A Conceptual Framework for Understanding the Transnational Legal World, in: CLF 2011, pp. 433-438

Criminal Law and European Criminal Policy, in: ZIS 2010, pp. 742-748

Spanish Translation by Hernan Orosco in Revista Derecho Penal y Criminologia

The ‘Lisbon’-Judgment and its Consequences for European Criminal Law, in: GA 2010, pp. 99-114

Reason and Boundaries of the European Community’s Authority to Instruct in Criminal Law Matters, in: NStZ 2007, pp. 136-141

 

On Medical Criminal Law and Criminal Law for Medical Professions

Corruption and Corruptibility in the Medical Systen (Sec. 299a CC) – An Opinion on the Draft Law of the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, in: medstra 1/2015 (together mit Michael Tsambikakis)

Reasons and Boundaries of the Ban of Pre-Implantation Diagnostics, in: NStZ 2013, pp. 382-386

Turkish translation by Gülsun A. Aygörmez in: Karşılaştırmalı Güncel Ceza Hukuku Serisi (The current comparative Criminal Law Series), Vol. 14 (2014), pp. 295-307

Killing at the Request of the Victim – A Ban and its Exceptions, in: AL 2011, pp. 361-369

Deception regarding the Price and Effectiveness of Medical Drugs as Fraud (Judgement Review), in: JZ 2010, pp. 422-424

God, Rationality, Paternalism – The Reasons for the Ban on Assisted Suicide, in: JA 2011, pp. 86-91

Criminal Liability for the Termination of Artificial Nutrition, in: ZJS 2010, pp. 656-661

Killing at the Request of the Victim and Assisted Suicide as self-determined Death?, in: JZ 2009, pp. 600-608

The current debate on Assisted Suicide, in: DPJZ 2007, pp. 32-37

 

On Other Areas of Criminal Law

New Rules in Criminal Law for the Relationship between the Economy and Politics, in: NJW-aktuell 3/2015, pp. 14-16

The Ban on Bribing Delegates – Reason and Scope of the new Sec. 108e CC, in: NK 2014, pp. 339-358.

Disqualification from Driving or Community Service for Tax Evaders?, in: RuP 2014, pp. 159-162

Political Corruption: Why the Debate should be held on a Broad Basis and in a Study Commission of the German Parliament, in: ZRP 2014, pp. 49-51.

Revival of the Legal Protection of Family Honour?, in: EWE 2008, pp. 431-433

Right-Wing Extremists Music by and with Undercover Informants – Social Adequacy and Justifications in Secs. 86, 86a, 130 CC, in: NStZ 2003, pp. 57-61

„Punishability Isles“ and „Globalization Floods“ – A Plea for the Abolition of the Legal Protection of Honour, in: ZStW 2001, pp. 304-334.

V. Mainly Didactic Essays

Deceiving and Being Deceived (Exam Paper on Fraud, Problems of Attempt and Intent and the Fair Trial Principle), in: JA 2014, pp. 214-219 (together with F. Stam)

A Doctor gone astray (Exam Paper on Assisted Suicide, Fraud and Indirect Perpetration), in: JA 2013, pp. 112-119 (together with M. Wachter)

Criminal Liability of Initiating a Suicide Attempt, in: JA 2007, pp. 741-745

The Effect of the Principal’s Error in Persona on the Abettor, in: JA 2005, pp. 694-700

The „Cannibal-Case“, FCJ-Judgement of April 22nd 2005, in: JA 2005, pp. 763-766

Disqualification from Driving for General Crime, FCJ-Judgement of April 27th 2005, in: JA 2005, pp. 845-847

On the Statutory Crime of Attacking a Driver for the Purpose of Committing a Robbery, FCJ-Judgment of June 28th 2006, in: JA 2005, pp. 843-845.

VI. Reviews

Albrecht von Bitter: The Criminal Law of the Prussian General State Law of 1794 in light of the History of Ideas of ist Time, in: ZRG 2015, pp. 541-542

Frank Meyer: The Genesis of Criminal Law in International Organizations, in: GA 2015, pp. 61 et seqq.

Erik Kraatz: Criminal Law for Medical Practitioners, in: MedR 2014, p. 138

Ioannis Gkountis: Autonomy and Criminal Law Paternalism, in: ARSP 2012, pp. 431-433

Frank Müller: Sec. 216 CC as Prohibition of an Abstract Threat – Attempt at an Apologia of a Criminal Provision, in: JZ 2011, p. 248

Volker Haas: Understanding of Punsihment, Conception of Statehood and the Structure of a Criminal Process – On the Exercise of Sovereign Authority through the Office of Public Prosecution and the Criminal Court in German Criminal Proceedings, Translation of the Review by M. Pawlik, in: GLJ 2009, pp. 1274-1276

Tudor Avrigeanu, Ambivalence and Unity – An Examination of the Current Debate on Criminal Legal Doctrine with its References to the Philosophy of Kant, in: HRRS 2007, pp. 471-472

Rouven Seeberg, Imposed Defense of a Third Party, Self-Defense and Excessive Self-Defense, in: HRRS 2006, pp. 264-265

Ionnan Anastasopoulou, Types of Offenses for the Protection of Legally Guaranteed Collective Rights, in: HRRS 2005, pp. 381-383

Marios Nikolidakis, Basic Questions on Abetting, in: HRRS 2005, pp. 181-184

Dirk Quasten, The judicature of the Federal Court of Justice on the Perversion of Justice during the Nazi Regime and in the GDR, in: HRRS 2005, pp. 67-68

Detlef Burhoff (ed.): Handbook on the Law of Remuneration of Attorneys in Criminal Proceedings and Legal Fining Proceedings, in: StraFo 2005, pp. 431-432 (together wirh J. Wessing)

 

VII. Contributons to (Online-) Newspapers

Murderer is – who?, LTO, 27th November 2014, available here

What kinds of Behaviour may the State Criminalize? A reply to Tatjana Hörle and Thomas Fischer, Constitutional Blog „On Matters Constitutional“, 29th October 2014

Smart or Cheeky? On the Termination of the Proceedings Against Bernie Ecclestone, LTO, 5th August 2014, available here

The FCJ on Sec. 89a CC – Not a Constitutional „Low Point“, LTO, 9th June 2014, available here

A Political Scandal, not a Justice Scandal: On the Acquittal of Christian Wulff, LTO, 28th February 2013, available here

Disqualification from Driving for Thieves and Violent Criminals – There are better Alternatives available, LTO, 22nd November 2013, available here

Legitimate Employment or Nepotism? The Employment of Relatives in the State Parliament of Bavaria, LTO, 7th May 2013, available here

Publicly Exposed: American Shame Sanctions and their German Revenants, LTO, 27th November 2012, available here

The right to be heard, not to receive lethal drugs – The ECtHR on Assisted Suicide in Germany, LTO, 19th July 2012, available here

The difficult Fight against the „Death-Trade“, LTO, 7th March 2012, available here

VIII. Interviews

Germany needs a Criminal Law for Corporations, Interview with the Press Agency „epd“ on 5th November 2014

Money in Exchange for Favors – Local Delegates and Corruption, „Bayerische Staatszeitung“ on 17th October 2014 (No. 42/2014), p. 1

Termination of the Corruption Proceedings against Bernie Ecclestone, TV interview with WDR „Aktuelle Stunde“ (Question Time), on 5th August 2014

Criminal Prosecution Online – The „Edathy“ Case, TV Inteview with WDR „Aktuelle Stunde“ (Question Time), on 3rd March 2014

The EU-Anti Corruption Report, Interview with LTO on 4th February 2014, available here

Senior Citizens as Victims and as Perpetrators, Interview with „Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger“ on 14th January 2014

Conflict of Interest wanted:  Transitioning from Politics into the Free Market, LTO on 6th January 2014, available here

Ordered Truths: Researchers and Institutes must name their Donors, Interview with „Deutsche Universitätszeitung (Europa)“, No. 10/2012, p. 9

MAN and the Others: On the Increase of Corruption Proceedings in Germany, Radio Interview with „Bayerischer Rundfunk“ on 19th September 2012

Targeting Corruption: Regensburg-Based Scientist advises the EU, Radio Interview with „Bayerischer Rundfunk“ (Program: „Mittags in…“), on 28th August 2012

Lectures

Abstract Endangering Offenses – A Prototype of Commercial Criminal Law, Conference within the Framework of the project „Economy, Criminal Law, Ethics (ECLE)“, Institute for Law and Finance, Frankfurt, 21st and 22nd November 2014

Principles of European Criminal Law, Conference: Minimum Standards in European Criminal Procedural Law at EBS Law School, 14th and 15th November 2014

Franz von Liszt and European Criminal Law, Conference on Franz von Liszt at the University of Augsburg, 27th September 2014

The Impact of Hans Welzel’s Philosophy of Criminal Law on Penology until 1945, Conference: Current Thoughts on Hans Welzel’s Theory of Crime, organized together with W. Frisch/G. Jakobs/M. Pawlik/C.F. Stuckenberg, 10th to 12th April 2014

Plea Bargaining and the Search for Truth in Criminal Proceedings, Comparing Current Problems of Civil and Criminal Procedural Law in Germany and Japan, Symposium of the Universities of Kyoto and Cologne in Cologne on 11th and 12th October 2013 (see Weigend, JZ 2014, 133 et seqq.)

Criminal Law in an Ageing Society, Lecture Series „Good Living Standards in an Ageing Society“, University of Cologne on 21st January 2014

Religious and Moral Offenses in Feuerbach’s Criminal Code of 1813, Lecture Series at the University of Regensburg in the Winter Term 2012/2013

From Darkness into the Light? Ambiguities in the Bavarian Criminal Law Reform, Opening Lecture, Conference: Feuerbach’s Criminal Code, University of Regensburg on 19th October 2012 (see Preisner JZ 2013, 884 et seq.)

Procedural Admissibility of Digital Contrabands, Habilitation Lecure, University of Regensburg on 4th July 2012.

Ethical and Legal Questions in Pre-Implantation Diagnostics, Medical Ethics Conference at the Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Koblenz/Vallendar on 28th April 2012

Corruption and Compliance in Companies, Lecture before a Delegation of Chinese Industry Representatives and Civil Servants, Program on Training Specialist and Management Staff, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich on 14th November 2014

Retribution, Moral Development or Rehabilitation? The Criminal Theory Debate on the Great Reform of Criminal Law, Lecture Series „Legal History of the 1960s and 1970s, University of Regensburg on 15th June 2011

Changes to German and Polish Law on Sanctions, Colloquium at the Unviersity of Regensburg on 9th June 2011, organized in cooperation with Dr. P. Goralski, University of Wroclaw/Poland

Implementing International Standards on the Financing of Terror, 2nd December 2010, International Strategic Security Network Foundation, Bern/Switzerland

Criminal Law in Everyday School Life – Basics and Current Problems, Annual Conference of the Bavarian Teachers Association in Arnberg on 9th October 2010

European Criminal Law following the Inception of the Lisbon Treaty, Polish-German Lawyers Conference, University of Wroclaw/Poland on 8th October 2010

Intercultural Criminal Law, Network of Foreign Lawyers, Regensburg on 3rd August 2010

God, Rationality, Paternalism: The Reasons for the Ban on Assisted Suicide, Conference: „Zôon Politikón – Philosophy of Statehood“, Cusanuswerk, Niederalteich/Bavaria

Criminal Law: Transnational Tool or Mirror of Culture?, Renmin Universit School of Law, Beijing/PR China

Criminal Law in the German Legal System, Kunming-University, Kunming/PR China on 22nd September 2009

The Debate on Assisted Suicide in Germany, German-Polish Lawyers Conference, University of Regensburg, 26th June 2008

International Legal Development and National Legal Change in East European Transition States, Barnes Symposium, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina/USA, 3rd February 2007

Criminal Law and Law Enforcement in the U.N. Convention Against Corruption, Expert-Group Meeting United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna/Austria, 25th September 2006

Bribery of National and Foreign Public Officials, Expert-Group Meeting United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Institute, Turin/Italy, 3rd May 2006

Prof Dr Michael Tsambikakis

Prof Dr Michael Tsambikakis

Rechtsanwalt (Attorney at law) · Partner
Certified Specialist Lawyer for Criminal Law
Certified Specialist Lawyer for Medical Law

   

„Adept, and a skilled behind the scenes player“,
„a brilliant negotiator“  
(JUVE 2015/2016 Handbook) 

 

‘Top lawyer 2014 for criminal law’ (‘Focus – Deutschlands große Anwaltsliste’ (Germany’s big list of lawyers))

‘distinguished lawyer for commercial criminal law’ (‘Kanzleien in Deutschland 2014’ (Law firms in Germany 2014))

‘distinguished lawyer for commercial criminal law’ (‘Kanzleien in Deutschland 2013’(Law firms in Germany 2014))

‘recommended lawyer for commercial criminal law’ (JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2009/2010 and 2010/2011(Handbook of corporate law firms)

‘established criminal lawyer’ (JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 (Handbook of corporate law firms))

  • Independent Attorney at law for more than 15 years; most recently partner at a leading corporate law firm with an international focus (head of White Collar Crime Department)
  • Spokesman for the Criminal Law Committee of the Cologne Lawyer Association, ‘Strafrechtsausschuss Kölner Anwaltsverein’
  • Spokesman for the Working Group on Medical Criminal Law of the Commercial Criminal Law Association, (‘WisteV’)
  • Managing Editor of the journal ‘Zeitschrift für Medizinstrafrecht (medstra)’ (Journal of Medical Criminal Law)
  • Managing Advisory Board Member of the journal ‘Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsstrafrecht und Haftung im Unternehmen (ZWH)’ (Journal of Commercial Criminal Law and the Liability in a Company)
  • Advisor to the journal ‘Der Strafverteidiger’ (Journal of Criminal Defense)
  • Lecturer at the University of Passau
  • Lecturer at the Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
  • Legal Expert to the Committee on Legal Affairs  of the German Parliament (pre-trial detention)
  • Legal Expert to the Committee on Legal Affairs of the State Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia (execution of detention)
  • Regular lectures on Commercial Criminal Law, Criminal Tax Law and Medical Criminal Law

Languages: German, English, Greek, Norwegian

Full List of Publications

I. Books (editor)

Anwaltkommentar StGB (Commentary on the German Criminal Code), 2nd edn. 2015, (together with the lawyers Dr. Klaus Leipold and Prof. Dr. Mark Zöller)

Internal Investigations – Ermittlungen im Unternehmen (Internal investigations within the company), 2013 (together with the lawyers Thomas Knierim and Dr. Markus Rübenstahl)

Kriminologie und Medizinrecht (Criminology and medical law), 2013 (together with Dr. Herbert Schiller, legal advisor to the Bavarian State Medical Association and to the Bavarian Statutory Health Care Administration, Munich)

Steuerstrafrecht – Kommentar zur Abgabenordnung u.a. (Criminal tax law – Commentary on the fiscal code), 2012 (together with the lawyer Dr. Ingo Flore)

Anwaltkommentar StGB (Commentary on the German Criminal Code), 2011 (together with the lawyer Dr. Klaus Leipold and Prof. Dr. Mark Zöller)

Freiheit, Gesetz und Toleranz, Festschrift für Karl Heinz Kunert, 2006 (Freedom, law and tolerance, commemorative publication for Karl Heinz Kunert)

II. Monographs

Der Beweisantrag im Strafprozess (The application to take evidence in criminal proceedings); (founded by the lawyer Prof. Dr. Max Alsberg, continued in cooperation with chief prosecutor Prof. Dr. Georg Güntge and prosecutor PD Dr. Jens Dallmeyer)

Strafprozessuale Zeugnisverweigerungsrechte aus beruflichen Gründen, 2011  (The application to take evidence in criminal proceedings); (founded by the lawyer Prof. Dr. Max Alsberg, continued in cooperation with chief prosecutor Prof. Dr. Georg Güntge and prosecutor PD Dr. Jens Dallmeyer)

III. Contributions to Commentaries and Handbooks

Commentary on the provisions on the exclusion and challenges of court personnel (sections 22-32 of the German Code of Criminal Procedure) in: Münchener Kommentar zur Strafprozessordnung: StPO, 2014 (Eight volume commentary on the German Code of Criminal Procedure), 2014 (together with the lawyer Stefan Conen)

Mandatsverhältnis (Client-lawyer relationship) in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Strafverteidigung (Lawyer’s handbook on criminal defense), 2nd edn. 2014

Sockelverteidigung (Collaborative defense) in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Strafverteidigung (Lawyer’s handbook on criminal defense), 2nd edn. 2014 (together with the lawyer Thilo Pfordte)

Technik der Befragung von Sachverständigen (The technique of questioning expert witnesses) in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Strafverteidigung (Lawyer’s handbook on criminal defense), 2nd edn. 2014

Comments on the provisions on searching (sections 102-110 of the German Code of Criminal Procedure) in: Löwe/Rosenberg, StPO, 26. Aufl., 2014 (Commentary on the German Code of Criminal Procedure), 26th edn. 2014

Comments on the provisions on fraud (section 263 of the German Criminal Code), embezzlement and abuse of trust (section 266 of the German Criminal Code), taking and giving bribes in commercial practice (section 299 of the German Criminal Code), Corruption of public officials (sections 331-336 of the German Criminal Code), violation of private secrets (section 203 of the German Criminal Code) and the issuing of incorrect health certificates (section 278 of the German Criminal Code), in: Prütting (ed.), Fachanwaltskommentar Medizinrecht (Specialised commentary on medical law), 3rd edn., 2014

Comments on provisions of the German Code of Criminal Procedure (sections 42-47, 58a-58b, 133-135, 247-247a, 255a) in: Satzger/Schluckebier/Widmaier (eds.), StPO, 2014 (Commentary on the German Code of Criminal Procedure), 2014

Medizin- und Pharmarecht (Medical and pharmaceutical law), in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Verteidigung in Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafsachen, 2014   (Lawyer’s handbook on criminal defense in commercial criminal and criminal tax matters), 2014

Kapitalmarktstrafrecht (Capital market crime),  in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Verteidigung in Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafsachen, 2014 (Lawyer’s handbook on criminal defense in commercial criminal and criminal tax matters), 2014 (together with the lawyer Dr. Markus Rübenstahl)

Arztstrafrecht, (Criminal law for medical practitioners), in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Medizinrecht (Lawyer’s handbook on medical law), 2nd edn., 2013 (together with the lawyer and specialist in criminal law Prof. Dr. Ulrich Sommer)

Die strafrechtliche Verantwortung des Aufsichtsrats (The criminal liability of the supervisory board), in: Schweinsberg/Laschet, Die wichtigsten Aufsichtsräte in Deutschland, 2013, (Germany‘s most important supervisory boards), 2013, p. 160

Strafbarkeitsrisiken korruptiven Verhaltens niedergelassener Ärzte nach dem Beschluss des Großen Senats für Strafsachen (Criminal liability risks of corruptive behavior of resident doctors following the Grand Criminal Panel’s ruling), in: Schiller/Tsambikakis, Kriminologie und Medizinrecht, 2013, (Criminology and medical law), 2013, p. 217

Strafrechtliche Risiken von Kooperationsmodellen (Criminal risks of cooperation models), in: Aktuelle Entwicklungen im Medizinstrafrecht, 2013, (Current developments in medical criminal law), 2013, p. 42 (together with the lawyer Dr. Karl-Heinz Möller)

Ermittlungen und Beweissicherung – informatorische Befragungen und Interviews (Investigations and securing of evidence – informational questioning and interviews), in: Knierim/Rübenstahl/Tsambikakis, Internal Investigations – Ermittlungen im Unternehmen, 2013 (Internal Investigations within a company), 2013 (together with the lawyers Thomas Knierim and Dr. Oliver Klug)

Individualvertretung im Strafverfahren (Individual representation in criminal proceedings), in: Knierim/Rübenstahl/Tsambikakis, Internal Investigations – Ermittlungen im Unternehmen, 2013 (Internal investigations within a company) 2013 (together with the lawyers Thomas Knierim and Dr. Oliver Klug)

Comments on the provisions on the defense in criminal tax matters, on negotiated agreements in criminal tax matters and on the validity of procedural rules, in: Flore/Tsambikakis, Steuerstrafrecht, 2012, (Commentary on German criminal tax law), 2012 (in part together with Prof. Dr. Holm Putzke)

Comments on the provisions of the violation of private secrets (section 203 of the German Criminal Code), fraud (section 263 of the German Criminal Code), embezzlement and the abuse of trust (section 266 of the German Criminal Code) and the taking and giving of bribes in commercial practice (section 299 of the German Criminal Code), in: Prütting (ed.), Fachanwaltskommentar Medizinrecht, 2. Aufl., 2012 (Specialised commentary on medical law), 2nd edn., 2012

Comments on the provisions of the remand detention (sections 112–130 of the German Code of Criminal Procedure), in: Radtke/Hohmann (eds.), Kommentar zur Strafprozessordnung, 2011 (Commentary on the German Code of Criminal Procedure), 2011

Besonderheiten in Wirtschaftsstrafverfahren (Specifics in commercial criminal proceedings), in: Böttger (ed.), Praxishandbuch Wirtschaftsstrafrecht, 2011 (Practical handbook of commercial criminal law), 2011

Recht der medizinischen Behandlung (strafrechtliche Verantwortung) (Right to medical treatment (criminal liability)), in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Medizinrecht, 2009, (Lawyer’s handbook of medical law), 2009, (together with the lawyer and criminal law specialist Prof. Dr. Ulrich Sommer)

Zeugnisverweigerungsrechte bei (verdeckten) Ermittlungsmaßnahmen (The right to refuse testimony regarding (covert) investigative methods),  Schriftenreihe der Strafverteidigervereinigungen (Band 30), 2007 (Publication series of the criminal defense lawyer associations) (Vol. 30), 2007

Mandatsverhältnis (Client-lawyer relationship) in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Strafverteidigung, 2006 (together with the lawyer and criminal law specialist Christian Richter II)

Sockelverteidigung (Collaborative defense) in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Strafverteidigung (Lawyer’s handbook on criminal defense), 2006 (together with the lawyer and criminal law specialist Christian Richter II)

Technik der Befragung von Sachverständigen (The technique of questioning expert witnesses) in: Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Strafverteidigung (Lawyer’s handbook on criminal defense), 2006

Strafprozessuale Beweisprinzipien im Wechselspiel (The interplay of criminal procedural principles of evidence in interacting), Festschrift für Karl Heinz Kunert, 2006, 87 (Commemorative publication for Karl Heinz Kunert), 2006, 87

Das (geteilte) Akteneinsichtsrecht (The (shared) right to inspect files), Festschrift für Christian Richter II, 2006, 529 (Commemorative publication for Christian Richter II), 2006, 529

IV. Essays

Die Schätzung im Steuerstrafverfahren (The estimations in criminal tax proceedings), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law in practice) 2015, 10 (together with the lawyer Dr. Dario Buchholz)

Die Schätzung im Besteuerungsverfahren: Rechtsprechungsübersicht zu § 162 AO (The estimations in criminal tax proceedings: an overview of the court judgments on section 162 of the Fiscal Code of Germany), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law in practice) 2014, 287 (together with the lawyer Dr. Dario Buchholz)

Abrechnungsbetrug durch Führungskräfte im Krankenhaus (Accounting fraud by management personnel in hospitals), Der Krankenhaus-Justitiar (Hospital law journal), 3/2014, 10

Neues Unternehmensstrafrecht: Der NRW-Gesetzesentwurf zur Einführung der strafrechtlichen Verantwortlichkeit von Verbänden (The new criminal law for corporations and enterprises: The NRW-draft-law for the implementation of the criminal accountability of organizations), ZWH (Journal of commercial criminal law and the liability in a company) 2014, 8 (together with the lawyer Dr. Markus Rübenstahl)

Rechtsprechungsübersicht zum Wirtschaftsstrafrecht 2012, StRR 2013, 367 (An overview of the jurisdiction on commercial criminal law 2012), StRR (Criminal law report) 2013, 367 (together with the lawyer Dr. Johannes Corsten)

Der Haftbefehl im Steuerstrafverfahren (Arrest warrant in criminal tax proceedings), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law in practice) 2013, 159

Der Vermögensschaden beim Abrechnungsbetrug (Financial loss due to accounting fraud), MedR (Journal of medical law) 2013, 284 (together with Prof. Dr. Frank Saliger, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg)

Handeltreiben mit Arzneimitteln bei der Weitergabe von Arzneimitteln zum Selbstkostenpreis (Trading of medicinal products when transfering these at cost price), ZMGR (Journal of medical law) 2013, 238 (together with the lawyers Dr. Rübenstahl, Dr. Töfflinger and Dr. Skoupil)

Die Zukunft der strafprozessualen Verständigung (The future of the criminal process negotiated agreement), ZWH (Journal of commercial criminal law and the liability in a company) 2013, 209

Übersicht zur Rechtsprechung des EGMR in den Jahren 2010 bis 2011 – Teil I (An overview of recent judicature of the European Court of Human Rights in the years 2010 to 2011 – Part I), NStZ (New criminal law review) 2012, 554; Teil II (part II), NStZ 2012, 619 (together with the lawyers Professor Dr. Robert Esser, Univ. Passau and Professor Dr. Karsten Gaede, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg)


Durchsuchung
,(Search), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law), 2012, 255

Rechtsprechungsübersicht zum Wirtschaftsstrafrecht 2011 (An overview of the jurisdiction on commercial law 2011), StRR (Criminal law report) 2012, 284 (together with Dr. Johannes Corsten)

Rechtsprechungsübersicht zum Wirtschaftsstrafrecht 2010 (An overview of the jurisdiction on commercial law 2010), StRR (Criminal law report) 2011, 454 (together with Dr. Johannes Corsten)

Vertragsärzte als Amtsträger (Public health doctors as office holders), ZMGR (Journal of medical law) 2011, 123 (together with the lawyers Dr. Matthias Dann, LL.M., Dr. Matthias Brockhaus, Dr. Patrick Teubner)

Übersicht zur Rechtsprechung des EGMR in den Jahren 2008 bis Mitte 2010 – Teil I (An overview of recent judicature of the European Court of Human Rights in the years 2008 to 2010 – part I), NStZ (New criminal law review) 2011, 78; Teil II (part II) NStZ 2011, 140 (together with Professor Dr. Robert Esser, Univ. Passau and Professor Dr. Karsten Gaede, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg)

Rechtsprechungsübersicht zum Wirtschaftsstrafrecht (2008/2009), Teil I (An overview of the jurisdiction of the commercial law 20008/2009, part I), StRR (Criminal law report) 2011, 9; Teil II (part II), StRR 2011, 46; Teil III (part III), StRR 2011, 92 (together with Dr. Johannes Corsten)

Im Auftrag der Krankenkasse: Der Vertragsarzt im Wettbewerb (On behalf of the health insurance companies: The public health doctor in competition), wistra (Review of commercial criminal law and criminal tax law) 2010, 418 (together with the lawyers Dr. Matthias Dann, LL.M., Dr. Matthias Brockhaus, Dr. Patrick Teubner)

Moderner Pranger: Die sog. Negativliste von Pankow, (The modern pillory: the so-called negative list of Pankow) StraFo (Criminal defense lawyer forum) 2010, 177 (together with lawyer Rochus Wallau)

Moderne Einwirkungen auf die Strafprozessordnung – Beispiel: Untersuchungshaft, (Modern effects on the Code of Criminal Procedure – Example: remand detention), Zeitschrift für Internationale Strafrechtsdogmatik (Review of international criminal law doctrine) 2009, 503

Der Entwurf eines Untersuchungshaftvollzugsgesetzes NRW – Ein rechtliches und politisches Ärgernis (The draft of a remand detention enforcement bill of North Rhine-Westphalia – A political and judicial annoyance), ZRP (Review of legal policy) 2009, 33 ff. (together with the lawyers Milena Piel, Christof Püschel, Rochus Wallau)

Brennpunkt Wirtschaftsstrafrecht: Aktuelles zur Eingrenzung der Untreue – der langsame Abschied vom “Gefährdungsschaden”? (Focal point: commercial criminal law: News about the limitation of embezzlement), StRR (Criminal law report) 2008, 404

Verfahrensbeendigung ohne öffentliche Hauptverhandlung (Termination of the proceedings without a public trial), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law in practice) 2008, 159 (together with the lawyer Rochus Wallau)

Der “Bundesliga-Wettskandal” und der Betrugstatbestand (The Bundesliga betting scandal and the fraud offense), StRR (Criminal law report) 2007, 204 (together with the lawyer and specialist lawyer for criminal law Stefan Conen)

Verfahrenseinstellung nach § 153a StPO – Chancen und Risiken (Termination of proceedings according to section 153a of the German Code of Criminal Procedure), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law) 2007, 232 (together with the lawyer and specialist lawyer for criminal law Christof Püschel)

Strategien bei überlanger Verfahrensdauer (Strategies in overlong durations of proceedings), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law in practice) 2006, 205

Kontenabfrage in Europa (Bank account investigations in Europe), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law in practice) 2006, 113 (together with the lawyer and specialist lawyer for tax law Thomas Wenzler)

Die Vergütungsvereinbarung in Strafsachen (Payment agreements in criminal matters), StraFo (Criminal defense lawyer forum) 2005, 446

Aktuelles zum Insolvenzstrafrecht bei GmbH und GmbH & Co. (Current news on criminal insolvency law regarding GmbH and GmbH & Co.), GmbHR (GmbH review) 2005, 838

Aktuelles zum Strafrecht bei GmbH und GmbH & Co. (Current news on criminal law regarding GmbH and GmbH & Co.), GmbHR (GmbH Review) 2005, 331

Das neue Zeugnisverweigerungsrecht für Medienmitarbeiter (The new right of media workers to refuse testimony), StraFo (Criminal defense lawyer forum) 2002, 145

Strafrechtliche Einstandspflichten beim Betrieb von GmbH und GmbH und Co. KG (Criminal obligations for operating a GmbH and GmbH & Co.), GmbHR (GmbH review) 2001, 857 (together with the lawyer and specialist lawyer for tax law Tillmann Hermanns)

Strafprozessuale Wahrheitsfindung mittels Sachverständiger im Spannungsfeld zwischen Aufklärungspflicht und Beweisantragsrecht (Establishing the truth in criminal proceedings through expert witnesses between the obligation to inform and the right to apply to take evidence), GA (Goltdammer’s archive for criminal law) 2000, 372 (together with the lawyer and specialist lawyer for criminal law Stefan Conen)

V. Case Notes

Versuchte Nötigung durch “Inkassoanwalt für Masseninkasso” – Gewinnspieleintragungsdienste (Attempted coercion by ‘Attorney for debt collection and bulk collection’ – listing services for sweepstakes), NJW (New legal weekly) 2014, 406

Strafvereitelung bei unwahrer Verfahrensrüge (The obstruction of justice through false claims of procedural irregularities), StV (Journal of criminal defense) 2014, 25

E-Zigaretten als Arzneimittel (Electronic cigarettes as medical products), ZWH (Journal of commercial criminal law and the liability in a company) 2013, 63

Bestimmtheitsgebot und Haushaltsuntreue (The principle of legal certainty and budgetary fraud), StRR (Criminal law report) 2013, 107

Beschlagnahme von Verteidigerunterlagen (Seizure of a defense lawyer’s files), ZWH (Journal of commercial criminal law and the liability in a company) 2012, 514

Einwilligung des Vermögensinhabers bei der Untreue (Consent by the owner of the assets regarding embezzlement), ZWH (Journal of commercial criminal law and the liability in a company) 2012, 458

Durchsuchung eines Notariats (Search of a notary‘s office), ZWH (Journal of commercial criminal law and the liability in a company) 2012, 473

Chefarztbehandlung gegen “Spende” (Receiving treatment from a head doctor through making a ‘donation’), GesR (Review of health law) 2012, 344

Antrag auf gerichtliche Entscheidung wegen Versagung der Akteneinsicht; Gefährdung des Untersuchungszwecks (Request for a court decision because of the refusal to inspect the court files, risk of endangering the aim of the investigations), StV (Journal of criminal defense) 2012, 323

Der Vertragsarzt als Amtsträger (The public health doctor as a public official), JR (Legal review) 2011, 538

Untersuchungshaft wegen Flucht- und Wiederholungsgefahr bei Verfahrensverzögerungen (Remand detention because of the risk of absconding and danger of recurrence at procedural delays), StV (Journal of criminal defense) 2011, 735

Pflichtwidrige Normverletzung bei der Untreue (Norm violation regarding embezzlement), StRR (Criminal law report) 2011, 68

Zur Vermögensbetreuungspflicht von Bankmitarbeitern (On the fiduciary duties of bank employees), StRR (Criminal law report) 2010, 193

Zum Gefährdungsschaden beim Betrug (On the threat of damage in the case of fraud), StRR (Criminal law report) 2009, 268

“Schwarze Kassen” bei Siemens (‘Black accounts’ at Siemens), StRR (Criminal law report) 2009, 71

Das erste Urteil in der “Liechtenstein-Affäre” (The first judgment in the ‘Lichtenstain-affair‘), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law in practice) 2009, 1

Straflosigkeit gewerblicher Odd-Set Wettveranstalter und -vermittler mit europarechtlicher Erlaubnis in der Zeit vom 28.3.2006 bis zum 31.12.2007 (Impunity of commercial Odd-Set betting operators and betting agents with the permission of European law in the period 28.3.2006 to 31.12.2007), StRR (Criminal law report) 2008, 435

Zur Zulässigkeit der Nachholung der Vollstreckung (On the legitimacy of a catch-up of an enforcement), StRR (Criminal law report) 2008, 277

“Vollstreckungslösung” bei überlanger Verfahrensdauer (The solution of an enforcement in the case of an overlong duration of proceedings), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law in practice) 2008, 75

Leichtfertige Geldwäsche (Careless money laundering), StRR (Criminal law report) 2007, 356

Datenabfrage der Staatsanwaltschaft bei bundesdeutschen Kreditkarten-und Abrechnungsunternehmen (Data enquiry by the department of public prosecution at German credit card companies and invoicing companies, StRR (Criminal law report) 2007, 231

Verlesungs- und Verwertungsverbot nach berechtigter Zeugnisverweigerung (Prohibition of reading out and exploitation following the legitimate right to refuse testimony), StRR (Criminal law report) 2007, 66

Verwirkung von Verfahrensrügen (The forfeiture of procedural irregularities), StRR (Criminal law report) 2007, 67

Erklärungsgehalt und Schadensfeststellung beim Sportwettenbetrug (“Hoyzer-Entscheidung”) (Explanatory value and claims assessment concerning sports betting fraud (‘Hoyzer-decision’)), StRR (Criminal law report) 2007, 33 (together with the lawyer and the criminal law specialist Stefan Conen)

Verwertung von Maut-Gebührendaten im strafrechtlichen Ermittlungsverfahren (Exploitation of toll and billing data in criminal preliminary proceedings), VRR (Traffic law report) 2006, 197

Grenzen der Vergütungsvereinbarung eines Strafverteidigers (Limits to payment arrangements of a public defender), VRR (Traffic law report) 2006, 78

Steuerstrafverfahren: Schutzbehauptung Schenkung (Criminal tax proceedings: protective claim donation), Praxis Steuerstrafrecht (Journal of criminal tax law) 2001, 214 (together with the lawyer and specialist for tax law and criminal law Tillmann Hermanns)

VI. Reviews

Steuerstrafrecht (Criminal tax law), NJW (New legal weekly) 2014, 1430

Kapitalmarktstrafrecht (Criminal capital market law), StRR (Criminal law report) 2009, 57

Strafrecht Besonderer Teil I – Vermögensdelikte (Criminal law, special part I – offenses against property), GA (Goltdammer’s archive for criminal law) 2008, 124

Einführung in die Praxis der Strafverteidigung (Introduction into the practice of criminal defense), HRRS (Highest court rulings on criminal law) 2007, 477

Zeugnisverweigerungsrechte und strafprozessuale Ermittlungsmaßnahmen (The right to refuse testimony and criminal procedural investigation measures), GA (Goltdammer’s archive for criminal law) 2007, 241

Fallrepetitorium zum Strafverfahrensrecht nach höchstrichterlichen Entscheidungen (Case revision on criminal procedural law according to decisions by the highest courts) (Tutorial, GA (Goltdammer’s archive for criminal law) 2006, 537

Anwalts-Handbuch Strafrecht (Lawyer’s handbook for criminal law), GA (Goltdammer’s archive for criminal law) 2004, 675

VII. Miscellaneous

Die Risiken für Vertragsärzte bei Kooperation und Pharma-Marketing (The risks for public health doctors in cooperation and pharmaceutical marketing), Abrechnung aktuell Ärzte (Journal of doctors’ accounting) 6/2010, 193 (together with the lawyer Dr. Patrik Teubner)

Bestechung und Bestechlichkeit von Vertragsärzten – Neue Risiken (Taking and giving bribes by public health doctors – new risks), Ärztliche Praxis Neurologie und Psychiatrie (Journal of neurology and psychiatry) 8/2010, 37 (together with Dr. Matthias Dann, LL.M.)

Neue strafrechtliche Risiken – der Zahnarzt als “Beauftragter der Krankenkassen”?, (New risks of criminal law – the dentist as ‘representative of health insurance organizations’?) Zahnärztlicher Wirtschaftsdienst (Journal of dental commercial service) 6/2010, 3 (together with Dr. Patrick Teubner)

Der Gastkommentar: Gesundheitspolitik durch das Strafrecht (Guest commentary: national health policy through criminal law), ZKN Mitteilungen (Reports of the dental association of Lower Saxony) 2010, 435

Veranstaltungsbericht 4. Fachtagung “Betrug im Gesundheitswesen” (Event report of the 4th technical meeting ‘Fraud in the health care sector’), wistev-med (Newsletter on medical law of the commercial criminal law association) 2010, 14 (together with the lawyer Dr. Patrick Teubner)

Tagungsbericht XII. Strafverteidiger-Frühjahrssymposium (Conference proceedings of the XII. spring symposium of criminal lawyers) NJW (New legal weekly) 20/2008, XVI

Daniela Etterer

Daniela Etterer

Attorney at Law – Partner

Certified Specialist Lawyer for Medical Law

Daniela Etterer is an experienced and proven practitioner in the field of Medical Law. She studied Law in Berlin and served her Legal Clerkship there. Daniela Etterer is a certified Specialist Lawyer in the field of Medical Law. Before joining Tsambikakis & Partner she worked as an in-house lawyer for Germany’s largest Communal Hospital Corporation.

 

  • Daniela Etterer is a Lecturer for Medical Law Bachelor Degree course „Health and Social Management“ at the FOM University of Applied Sciences in Cologne.
  • She is also a member of the board of editors at the Journal „The Legal Advisor to Hospitals“ (Der Krankenhaus-Justitiar – KH-J).

Languages: German, English.