Michael Schwartzkopff studied law at the Freie Universität Berlin, the University of Saarland and Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Besides the After completing his studies and subsequent legal clerkship, he worked as a sideline for a medium-sized a law firm.
Michael Schwartzkopff has been admitted to the bar since 1998. From 1998 to 2000 he was an in-house lawyer for Lawyer at the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange, including head of the securities admissions office. As a member of the Commission for the Audit of Stock Exchange Traders at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Start In 2001, he moved to a large business consulting firm based in Cologne, Germany, before taking up his position in 2006. became a founding partner of LLR.
Michael Schwartzkopff is active in corporate and capital markets law, including M&A. He advises Shareholders, investors, companies, board members, managing directors and supervisory board members. One focus of his activities is on capital measures that are carried out both publicly and non-publicly. Placements of shares and debt securities including the conceptual design and preparation of the fulfilment of the obligations arising from the Being Public of the Issuers. This includes the supervision of shareholders' meetings and General Assemblies, also in the role of professional assembly chairperson at critical General meetings.
Michael Schwartzkopff also advises on M&A lawsuits, the drafting of articles of association and articles of association. and investor agreements as well as in public acquisition and takeover bids, in the case of Squeeze-out and structural measures.
Michael Schwartzkopff has also been a member of the Supervisory Board for more than 15 years. including Chairman of the Supervisory Board, for various companies, including listed companies. He therefore also has a comprehensive practical and practical knowledge from the company's point of view. solution-oriented wealth of experience, which is reflected in his work as a lawyer.
Michael Schwartzkopff lectures and publishes regularly on the social and political issues of the Capital Market Law. He is the author of the Praktiker Handbook "Preparation and Implementation of the Annual General Meeting".
Michael Schwartzkopff is a founding member of the Arbeitskreis deutscher Aufsichtsrat, AdAR e.V. (German Supervisory Board Working Group).
Michael Schwartzkopff is married and father of two children. If there is time, he goes openly water swimming, fly fishing or cooking.