Dr. Manuel Lorenz

Homepage

http://www.bakernet.com

Position

Partner of the law firm Baker & McKenzie, Frankfurt am Main (since 1999).

Admitted as "Rechtsanwalt" (attorney at law) (since 1991) und as Solicitor for England and Wales

Special interests

Dr. Lorenz is active in the areas of Corporate Finance und Banking, in particular securities, capital markets and banking law, corporate and contract law.

He heads the Corporate Practice Area Capital Markets of the German/Austrian offiices of Baker & McKenzie.

Dr. Lorenz has worked on numerous initial public offerings, tender offers and other corporate and capital markets transactions of listed companies and he advises issuers and market participants on all capital markets and corporate law issues, such as compliance, corporate governance and corporate structuring. Another area of his practice is advising banks, securities firms and fund issuers on regulatory matters such as licensing and compliance as well as structuring and registration of products.

Vita

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

- Academic Assistant at the Institute for Comparative Law of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Prof. Dr. Axel Flessner (1988 - 1991)

- Attorney at law with Droste Killius Triebel (since 1993: renamed Droste, since 1997 Boesebeck Droste, as a result of a merger), Frankfurt am Main, since 1998 as Partner (1991 - 1999).

- On Secondment with the English law firm Lovell White Durrant in London (1995)

- Partner, Baker & McKenzie (since 1999).

EDUCATION AND DEGREES:


- Studies of law at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main (1978-1980 and 1981-1983)

- Studies of law at the University of Geneva and general studies at the Institute of Graduate European Studies ("Institut Universitaire des Hautes Etudes Européennes"), Geneva/Switzerland (1980/81)

- Studies of US law at the University of Illinois/USA (1985/86)

- Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Illinois (1986)

- Legal clerkship ("Referendariat") (1984/85 and 1986 - 1988)

- Second Juridical State Exam (1988)

- Doctor of Law ("Dr. iur"), Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main (1991)

- Admission as German attorney at law ("Rechtsanwalt") (1991)

- Admission as Solicitor for England und Wales (1996)

Publications

- EEC Law and Other Problems in Applying the SEC Proposal on Multinational Securities Offerings to the U.K., The International Lawyer, Summer 1987, Vol. 21, p. 795 - 826.

- Kündigungsschutz im amerikanischen Arbeitsrecht (Dismissal Protection in U.S. Employment Law), RIW 1988, p. 25 - 33 (with Dr. Klaus Jander).

- EEC Law and Other Problems in Applying the SEC Proposal on Multinational Securities Offerings to the U.K., The International Lawyer, Summer 1987, Vol. 21, p. 795 - 826.

- Kündigungsschutz im amerikanischen Arbeitsrecht (Dismissal Protection in U.S. Employment Law), RIW 1988, p. 25 - 33 (with Dr. Klaus Jander).

- Kündigungsschutz im amerikanischen Arbeitsrecht, RdA 1990, p. 97 - 109 (with Dr. Klaus Jander, revised version of the article previously published in RIW)

- Unterbeteiligungen an Krediten im Common Law und im Civil Law, (Loan Sub-Participations in Common Law and in Civil Law), Doctorate Thesis, Berlin, 1993 (Duncker & Humblot).

- Klein/Salger, EG-Rechtshandbuch (EU-Law Handbook), (co-author), chapter on banking and money transfers, Herne/Berlin 1996

- Witz/Salger/Lorenz, International Einheitliches Kaufrecht (International Uniform Sales Law), (co-author), Heidelberg, 2000

- Deilmann/Lorenz, Die börsennotierte Aktiengesellschaft (The listed stock corporation) (co-author and co-editor), Munich, 2005

- Risse/Kästle/Gebler, M&A und Corporate Finace von A-Z (co-author), Munich, 2006
- Die rechtlichen Grundlagen des Risikomanagements (The legal foundations of risk management), Zeitschrift für Rsik, Fraud und Corporate Governance 2006, p. 5 - 11.

- Einführung in die rechtlichen Grundlagen des Risikomanagements (Introduction to the legal foundations of risk management), in: Romeike (ed.), Die rechtlichen Grundlagen des Risikomanagements ((The legal foundations of risk management), Berlin, 2008, p. 3 - 29.

- Insider-Compliance für Rechtsanwälte (Insider compliance for attorneys), Neue Juristische Wochenschrift 2009, p. 1254 - 1255.

Course(s)

Law of Investment Banking