Insights Archive


SMP Funds Webinar: Fundraising and Investing in the U.S.

In the webinar, "Fundraising and Investing in the U.S.," which will be takin place on 12th September, 4 p.m.,  Kenneth Berman and Gregory Larkin of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Fabian Euhus of Schnittker Möllmann Partners will discuss the regulatory requirements imposed on European fund managers when approaching U.S. investors, investing in the U.S., or opening a stateside office.

September 12, 2018 News Read more

The Tax Valley

The Tax Valley. SMP Tax Conference.
June 21, 2018. Mojo Club, Hamburg.

June 21, 2018 News Program

SMP advises first registered Crypto Fund in Germany

SMP has advised Blockwall Management GmbH on the formation of their Crypto Fund "Blockwall Capital I". As early as February 12, 2018, Blockwall Management GmbH had been registered with German BaFin (Financial Supervisory Authority) as Alternative Investment Fund Manager focusing particularly on Crypto Investments.

March 19, 2018 News Read more

SMP featured in digital kompakt’s podcast on the structuring of VC funds

Journalist Joel Kaczmarek and SMP partner Helder Schnittker discuss the structure, tasks and types of new venture capital funds in the podcast of the online magazine digital compact.

February 08, 2018 News Read more

SMP featured in digital kompakt’s podcast on employee stock option programs

Employee Stock Option Programs, or short ESOPs, are frequently used in young enterprises to incentivize employees and improve employee retention.

February 01, 2018 News Read more

SMP Webinar: January 24, 2018, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CET

Trump's big hit? - Impact of the US tax reform on German private equity / venture capital investors, funds and transactions

January 16, 2018 News Read more

SMP is now Deutsche Börse Capital Market Partner

Deutsche Börse Capital Market Partners are familiar with the necessary listing processes, in particular listing documents, inclusion prerequisites and follow-up inclusion obligations.

December 14, 2017 News Read more

ICOs under scrutiny by regulatory authorities

European regulatory authorities, including ESMA and BaFin, have published warnings targeted at investors participating in and firms involved in ICOs. While token sales may become a valuable and important financing alternative for early stage companies in selected industries, they will be under close scrutiny by regulatory authorities throughout Europe.

November 15, 2017 News Read more