SMP
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.

Program

12:30 P.M. _ Registration & Networking
12:45 P.M. _ WelcomeTim Schlösser, SMP, Berlin
1:00 P.M. _ Current developments in PE (in German)
Nils Koffka, Allen & Overy, Hamburg
Andreas Hoger, Hengeler Mueller, Frankfurt
Kilian Helmreich, Gütt Olk Feldhaus, Munich
 
Moderation: Jörn Wöbke und Tim Schlösser, both SMP, Hamburg / Berlin
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: Benjamin Ullrich und Matthias Schatz, beide SMP, Berlin / Cologne
2:30 P.M. _Coffee Break
3:00 P.M. _ Financing Team Commitments – Options for GPs

John Rife III, Debevoise & Plimpton, London
Kimberley J. Kaplan-Gross, Choate, Hall & Stewart, Boston
Oz Halabi, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz, New York
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
Patricia Volhard, Debevoise & Plimpton, Frankfurt / London
Florian Becker, Aquila Group, Hamburg
Jens Kretzschmann, SMP, Berlin

Moderation: Lennart Lorenz, SMP, Hamburg

4:30 P.M. _ Coffee Break
5:00 P.M. _ Keynote ( in German)

Jörg Kukies, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin

followed by Panel V

Jörg Kukies, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin
Jörg Goschin, KfW
Frank Schäffler, Taxation and Finance of the FDP Parliamentary Group German Bundestag

Moderation: Peter Möllmann, SMP, Berlin

6:00 P.M. _ Tax notification requirements for private equity funds - all or nothing? Crystal clear? Part I (in German)
Alexander Mann, Hessian Ministry of Finance, Wiesbaden
Arne Schnitger, PwC, Berlin
Hans Galavazi, AKD, Amsterdam

Moderation: Thomas Töben, SMP, Berlin
6:30 P.M. _ Tax notification requirements for private equity funds - all or nothing? Crystal clear? Part II (in German)
Andreas Rodin, P+P: Pöllath + Partners, Frankfurt
Alexander Mann, Hessian Ministry of Finance, Wiesbaden
Jan Neugebauer, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg
Christiane Schönbach, WTS, Frankfurt
 
Moderation: Andreas Kortendick, SMP, Cologne
19:00 Uhr _ Get-Together
 

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Date

February 26, 2020, 12.30 P.M.