Barnim, attorney-at-law (Germany) and partner, is an expert in corporate, compliance, capital markets and ﬁnancial supervisory law. He provides comprehensive compliance expertise, having practised at first tier German business law ﬁrms. His expertise includes international compliance investigations and he also defends board members against liability claims. He regularly advises management boards and owners of listed as well as German Mittelstand companies in corporate matters. Barnim’s expertise includes equity and debt capital ﬁnancing and legal advice to regulated entities such as banks and mutual funds and its advisers (AIFM), also regarding the German Banking Act (KWG).
Barnim holds a German law degree and has received the title of Dr. iur. from the University of Cologne. A native German speaker, he is also ﬂuent in English and Italian and has basic knowledge in French. He has been living in the U.S. and Italy for several years. He regularly publishes expert articles in legal literature, holds seminars and is a speaker at corporate and compliance events.