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Christian Schmitt


Christian Schmitt advises in the areas of compliance, corporate governance and corporate law. Christian focuses on internal investigations as well as the development of tailor-made structures and further refinements of compliance systems as well as the review of their effectiveness. Christian also advises on corporate law issues with a compliance nexus, director and officer liability including D&O insurance and corporate transactions.

Languages: German and English


  • Law studies in Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2018 Admission to the bar in Germany
  • Since 2018 Associate at Pohlmann & Company


  • Die Neusegmentierung an der Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse – Rechtmäßigkeit und Konsequenzen der Schließung des First Quotation Boards, in Going Public Magazin Sonderdruck 2012, 13–15
  • The new French anti-corruption legislation, in: Pohlmann & Company International Compliance Update 3/2016, 1–4 (together with Eric Mayer)
Selected Mandates
  • Carrying out of an internal investigation at a worldwide operating family-owned company
  • Comprehensive committee advice on the management of compliance incidents and directors’ liability claims at an industrial company
  • Examination and judicial enforcement of liability claims against former board members of an energy supply company
  • Implementation of a compliance risk analysis for a transmission system operator