Bernd Hanowski

is mainly active in the areas of banking/capital market law and corporate law. Bernd Hanowski represents clients in complex disputes and mass proceedings, including litigation under the Capital Markets Model Case Act (KapMuG). Bernd Hanowski is also active as a judge in arbitration proceedings.

Vita

  • Attorney with EttrichRechtsanwälte (since 2013)
  • Specialist lawyer for banking and capital markets law (since 2009)
  • Attorney and Partner in an international law firm in Frankfurt am Main, Litigation Practice Group (2008–2012)
  • Attorney in an international law firm in Frankfurt am Main (2005–2007) 
  • Solicitor traineeship at the Higher Regional Court Frankfurt am Main
  • Law studies in Leipzig 

Publications

  • Liability for a defective prospectus arising from Article 13 Sales Prospectus Act (VerkProspG) o.v., NJW 2013, p. 510
  • Duty of the advisor or agent to provide information; product information in advertising letters, discussion of judgement of the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Munich, judgement of December 13, 2010 (19 U 1594/08), WuB I G 1.-8.12, July 2012, p. 389
  • Interest rate swap judgement of the Federal High Court of Justice (BGH) – will this trigger of a new financial crisis, discussion of the ruling, NZG 2011, pp. 573–575
  • Interest Rate Swap Judgement by the BGH (Federal Court of Justice) and its Practical Consequences, Thomson Reuters - EuroWatch, May 15, 2011 
  • Duty of the independent investment advisor to provide information on commissions; double remuneration; proper plausibility check, discussion of judgement of the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Munich, judgement of January 12, 2011 (7 U 4798/09), WuB I G 1.-17.11, August 2011, pp. 453-456
  • Model investor proceedings; suspension of proceedings according to Art. 7 (1) Capital Markets Model Case Act (KapMuG); accumulation of claims, discussion of judgement by the Federal High Court of Justice (BGH), ruling of November 30, 2010 (XI ZB 23/10, Munich), WuB VII D. Art. 7 Capital Markets Model Case Act (KapMuG) 1.11, April 2011, p. 229–232
  • Duty of the investment advisor to provide information; duty to investigate, evaluation of serious business press, discussion of judgement by the Federal High Court of Justice (BGH), judgement of September 16, 2010 (III ZR 14/10, Munich), WuB I G 1. -2.11, February 2011, p. 83–86
  • Duty of the investment advisor to provide information; differentiation between reimbursements and sales commissions, judgement discussion Regional Court (LG) of Bremen, judgement of January 28, 2010 (2 O 2431/08), WuB I G 1. - 15.10, August 2010, pp. 445–448
  • No prospectus liability for advertising statements?, NZG 2010, p. 254
  • Duty of the trustee acting as limited partner to provide information in case of participations in closed funds; discussion of judgement by the Federal High Court of Justice (BGH), judgement of November 6, 2008 (III ZR 231/07, Munich), WuB I G 1. 2.09, February 2009, p. 241–244
  • Presentation of a "worst-case" forecast in the issue prospectus, WuB I G 8., June 2008, p. 423 f.
  • Requirements for clarity and comprehensibility in prospectuses, WuB I G 8., June 2006, p. 371 f.

Contact

Bernd Hanowski
Attorney

EttrichRechtsanwälte
Eschersheimer Landstrasse 6
60322 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 (0) 69 15 05 04 28
Fax: +49 (0) 69 15 05 04 40
E-mail: hanowski(at)ettrich.de

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