PE Legal

February 26, 2020

Waldorf Astoria | Hardenbergstraße 28 | 10623 Berlin

At the European Private Equity Summit 2020 on February 26, leading legal and tax experts will again address questions on PE fund structures and transactions in Berlin.


12.30 P.M. _ Registration & Networking
12.45 P.M. _ WelcomeTim Schlösser, SMP, Berlin
1.00 P.M. _ Current developments in PE (in German)
Kilian Helmreich, Gütt Olk Feldhaus, Munich
Andreas Hoger, Hengeler Mueller, Frankfurt
Nils Koffka, Allen & Overy, Hamburg
Christian Mogge, BC Partners, Hamburg
Moderation: Tim Schlösser and Jörn Wöbke, both SMP, Berlin / Hamburg
1.45 P.M._ With a little help from my friends: Going Private with PEs
Carsten Berrar, Sullivan & Cromwell, Frankfurt
Christoph Seibt, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Hamburg
Christian Wenger, Wenger & Vieli, Zurich
Moderation: Matthias Schatz and Benjamin Ullrich, both SMP, Cologne / Berlin
2.30 P.M. _Coffee Break
3.00 P.M. _ Financing Team Commitments – Options for GPs

Oz Halabi, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz, New York
Kimberley J. Kaplan-Gross, Choate, Hall & Stewart, Boston
John Rife III, Debevoise & Plimpton, London
Amos Veith, P+P: Pöllath + Partners, Berlin

Moderation: Stephan Bank, SMP, Berlin

3.45 PM _ Reaching full-regulation threshold – Should I stay or should I go? ( in German)

Adrian Aldinger, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg
Florian Becker, Aquila Group, Hamburg
Jens Kretzschmann, SMP, Berlin
Patricia Volhard, Debevoise & Plimpton, Frankfurt / London

Moderation: Lennart Lorenz, SMP, Hamburg

4.30 P.M. _ Coffee Break
5.00 P.M. _ Funds in Germany

Jörg Goschin, KfW Capital, Frankfurt
Frank Schäffler, Taxation and Finance of the FDP Parliamentary Group German Bundestag

Moderation: Peter Möllmann, SMP, Berlin

6.00 P.M. _Keynote (in German)Jörg Kukies, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin
6.15 P.M. _ Tax notification requirements for private equity funds - all or nothing? Crystal clear? Part I (in German)

Hans Galavazi, AKD, Amsterdam
Sebastian Gocksch, Triton, London
Alexander Mann, Hessian Ministry of Finance, Wiesbaden
Arne Schnitger, PwC, Berlin

Moderation: Thomas Töben, SMP, Berlin
6.45 P.M. _ Tax notification requirements for private equity funds - all or nothing? Crystal clear? Part II (in German)
Alexander Mann, Hessian Ministry of Finance, Wiesbaden
Jan Neugebauer, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg
Andreas Rodin, P+P: Pöllath + Partners, Frankfurt
Christiane Schönbach, WTS, Frankfurt
Moderation: Andreas Kortendick, SMP, Cologne
7.15 P.M. _ Get-Together

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February 26, 2020, 12.30 P.M.