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“Best Commercial Law Firms 2021” – brand eins awards again GAZEAS NEPOMUCK

Our law firm has been named again one of the best corporate law firms in Germany by the renowned business magazine brand eins and is listed on the “Best Corporate Law Firms of 2021” list in the category of white collar crime/corporate crime. The special issue of brandeins...

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Essay by Dr. Gazeas on the new money laundering legislation in the law journal NJW

Since March 18, 2021, a stricter money laundering criminal law has been in force with far-reaching consequences for the practice. The implementation of an EU directive has prompted the legislature to restructure fundamentally the criminal offense of money laundering in section 261 of...

Dr. Gazeas appointed to Scientific Advisory Board at Munich’s LMU Faculty of Law

Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas has been appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Digitization and the Law of Homeland Security (IDRIS) at the Faculty of Law of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. The Institute, which is headed by Prof. Dr. Mark A. Zöller, is a...

Dr. Gazeas Expert in the German Bundestag on matters related to criminal proceedings and the use of undercover police informants

Dr. Gazeas was heard as an expert in the Committee on Legal Affairs of the German Bundestag on the initiative to create a law for the use of undercover police informants in criminal proceedings and on legal questions regarding the provocation of crimes by such so-called police...

Once again recognized as TOP law firm in white-collar crime 2021 by Wirtschaftswoche – Dr. Gazeas and Dr. Nepomuck additionally recognized as TOP lawyers in white-collar crime 2021

This year, our law firm has again been named TOP Law Firm 2021 (TOP Kanzlei 2021) in white-collar criminal law by the German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche. Both name partners of the firm, Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas and Dr. Lutz Nepomuck, are additionally listed among the most renowned...

Dr. Gazeas expert in the German Bundestag on the law regarding the Foreign Intelligence Service of Germany (BND Act)

Dr. Gazeas was heard as an expert on the planned law reform of the BND Act before the Committee on Internal Affairs of the German Bundestag on 22nd February 2021. He has expressed considerable criticism of the Federal Government’s draft bill, describing it as “not...

Dr. Gazeas expert in the German Bundestag on Security Laws

Dr. Gazeas was heard as an expert before the German Parliament’s (Bundestag) Committee on Internal Affairs on 2nd November 2020 on the planned de-restriction of the anti-terror laws. In the public hearing, he urged, among other things, the necessity of a fundamental reform of the law...

Recommendation in the JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021

GAZEAS NEPOMUCK is again recommended as a law firm for white-collar criminal law (advising/defending individuals) nationwide in the leading German handbook “JUVE-Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2020/2021”. In order to classify the reputation and current development of our law firm in the...

FOCUS ranks GAZEAS NEPOMUCK as one of Germany’s TOP business law firms for white-collar crime 2020. Dr. Gazeas and Dr. Nepomuck are additionally recognised as TOP lawyers in criminal law.

Our law firm is recognised in the annual ranking of the German FOCUS magazine as one of the leading commercial law firms in Germany in the field of economic and financial criminal law (white-collar crime). The FOCUS law firm ranking is based on a survey of around 8,100 lawyers in...

Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt Germanys BEST Lawyers 2020: Award for Dr. Gazeas in the field of Criminal Defense/White-Collar Crime and Dr. Nepomuck in the field of Compliance

Both partners of the law firm are ranked among the Best Lawyers in Germany 2020 in the renowned ranking of the US publisher “Best Lawyers”, which is published annually in cooperation with the Handelsblatt, Germanys most reputable daily economic newspaper. Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas is awarded...

“Best Commercial Law Firms 2020” – brand eins awards GAZEAS NEPOMUCK

Our law firm has been named one of the best corporate law firms of 2020 by the renowned business magazine brand eins and is listed on the “Best Corporate Law Firms of 2020” list in the category of white collar crime. The special issue of brandeins...

Award as TOP Law Firm for White-Collar Crime 2020 and Dr. Nepomuck as TOP Attorney for White-Collar Crime 2020 by the business magazine WirtschaftsWoche

Our law firm has been awarded the title of TOP Law Firm 2020 in the field of white-collar defense and corporate crime by the business magazine WirtschaftsWoche (issue 18/2020). Dr. Lutz Nepomuck has also been awarded TOP Attorney 2020 in the field of white-collar defense and corporate...

Interview with former Federal Minister Gerhart R. Baum and Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas at LTO on corona measures by the government

Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas gave an interview to Legal Tribune Online (LTO) together with the former Federal Minister of the Interior and attorney Gerhart R. Baum on the legal classification of anti-corona measures by the government. The interview, conducted by the editor-in-chief of LTO, Pia...

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Epidemic Law NRW – Statement by former Federal Minister Gerhart R. Baum, Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas and Max Schulze in the Legislative Process in the State Parliament NRW

During the legislative process, Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas, together with the former Federal Minister of the Interior Gerhart R. Baum and Max Schulze, expressed criticism of the planned Epidemic Law in NRW from a constitutional and civil law perspective in a joint statement and submitted...

Recommendation in „JUVE-Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2019/2020“

GAZEAS NEPOMUCK has been recommended in Germanys leading industry handbook JUVE-Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2019/2020 as a law firm for criminal law regarding economic offenses (advice/defence of individuals). With regard to the reputation and the standing of GAZEAS NEPOMUCK in the...

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Expert Hearing on Police Commissioner in the NRW State Parliament

The State Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia is currently dealing with a draft bill of the parliamentary group BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNNEN on the introduction of an independent commissioner for the police of North Rhine-Westphalia (Polizeibeauftragtengesetz NRW – PolBeaufG NRW,...

Dr. Gazeas gives lecture at the Federal Ministry of Justice as part of the 9th EU evaluation round

As part of the 9th evaluation round on criminal law cooperation within the European Union, Dr. Gazeas will give a lecture on the case law of the German Higher Regional Courts on the European Arrest Warrant at the Ministry on 5th November 2019, following an invitation of the Federal...

12th EU Criminal Law Day 2019 – Lecture on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters with third-partie states

At this year’s 12th EU Criminal Law Day 2019 in Bonn, Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas will speak on the 18th October 2019 on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters with third-party states outside the EU. He will speak about the implications and difficulties following the Petruhhin...

Panel discussion on the terror-attac at the Berlin Breitscheidplatz and its consequences

Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas will discuss at the 3rd Symposium on Intelligence Services Law, organised by the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the Federal Chancellery (Bundeskanzleramt) and taking place in Berlin on the 7th and 8th November 2019, together with the Federal Public Prosecutor...

German Lawyers’ Day 2019 – Lecture on the reform of police laws

At this year’s German Lawyers’ Day in Leipzig, Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas will speak on 17th May 2019 at the event “On the way to the police state? Reform of the police laws from a lawyer’s perspective” on the reformed police laws, in particular on the right to...

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Interview on the Julien Assange case

Dr. Nikolaos Gazeas discusses the current legal questions on extradition law in the Julien Assange case in an interview with Christoph Heinemann on Deutschlandfunk.

Interview in the ARD magazine „Kontraste“ on the use of Amazon’s Alexa for law enforcement purposes

In a report, the ARD magazine „Kontraste“ dealt with the question of the extent to which Amazon’s Alexa can be used by law enforcement agencies and intelligence services as a wiretapping instrument. Among others, former Federal Minister of the Interior Gerhard Baum and Dr....

Dr. Gazeas Expert in the Landtag on the Police Act NRW

Dr. Gazeas was heard as an expert on the planned tightening of laws in the Police Law /Act NRW in both hearings before the Committee of Internal Affairs of the Landtag North Rhine-Westphalia on 7th June 2018 and on 13th November 2018. He expressed considerable criticism of the draft...

Dr. Gazeas represents FDP Members of Parliament and former FDP Ministers in Constitutional Complaint proceedings against the State Trojan

Dr. Gazeas represents the FDP politicians who filed a constitutional complaint with the Federal Constitutional Court against the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure on online searches and source telecommunications surveillance on August 20, 2018. Among them are Christian...

Dr. Nepomuck certified as data protection officer

Dr. Nepomuck has obtained the certificate Data Protection Officer (TÜV ®). It documents his expertise in the fields of data protection law, data protection management and organization as well as information security. With the entry into force of the GDPR, data protection law had...

Interviews with Dr. Gazeas on the Puigdemont case

Interviews with Dr. Gazeas on the Puigdemont case Dr. Gazeas has commented on the legal issues of extradition in the Puigdemont case in several interviews (inter alia ARD-Morgenmagazin, Deutschlandfunk, ZDF heute journal, ARD Mittagsmagazin, n-tv Nachrichten, ZEIT online, Legal Tribune...

Dr. Gazeas becomes co-editor of the standard work on International Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Grützner/Pötz/Kreß/Gazeas

Dr. Gazeas is co-editor of “Grützner/Pötz/Kreß/Gazeas”, Internationaler Rechtshilfeverkehr in Strafsachen. The standard work, comprising more than 10,000 pages, which he published together with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. Claus Kress, contains and comments on all provisions...