Criminal defense of entrepreneurs and private individuals is our core competence.
We attend to these criminal proceedings with utmost commitment and the goal of a confidential resolution. If a trial is necessary, you can rely on years of successful trial experience of Thomas Richter.
We advise companies on criminal law and criminal compliance.
This includes the diligent identification of legal risks and their mitigation, as well as careful handling of criminal charges and sensitive interactions with the relevant authorities.
Thomas Richter has gained extensive experience as witness counsel.
In this highly responsible role, we have many years of experience. We stand reliably by our clients when they are called upon to provide information before the authorities and in court. We also serve our clients in the context of internal investigations as their trusted independent personal counsel. If necessary, we also work across borders.
Violations against the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) and the European Market Abuse Regulation (MAR): Market manipulation, insider offenses, ad-hoc infringements
Regulatory infringements of the German Banking Act (KWG) and the German Money Laundering Act (GwG): Unlicensed business operations, reporting requirements, criminal liability exposure in connection with credit decisions (embezzlement, fraud etc.)
“Cum-ex” and “cum-cum” matters, income and corporate taxes, gift taxes, sales taxes
Criminal law risks in the event of bankruptcy, crises and insolvency
False statements, violation of reporting obligations
Antitrust and Competition
Antitrust violations, corruption offenses, infringement of trade secrets, criminal advertising, disclosure of secrets
Unauthorized operation of plants and equipment, environmental pollution
Criminal liability for design flaws, product compliance
Fraud, embezzlement, misappropriation
Doctors and Hospitals
Criminal law risks in the event of treatment failures (lethal and non-lethal), billing fraud
Negligent killing, negligent bodily harm, principal’s liability, breach of supervisory duties
Assault on personal integrity, testimonial offenses, negligence offenses