Emma advises financial investors and corporate clients on M&A and venture capital transactions as well as all matters of corporate law.
German qualified attorney (Rechtsanwältin)
LL.M. (New York University)
Education and Career
Emma studied law in Freiburg and Oviedo (Spain). During her legal traineeship, Emma worked for a large international law firm, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the European Union's Directorate-General for Competition in Brussels. Subsequently, Emma completed a Master of Laws at New York University School of Law.
Emma then worked as a research assistant at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin. Before joining SMP, Emma was a Senior Associate at the international law firm Hengeler Mueller focusing on corporate law, venture capital and M&A.
Emma's recent work highlights include advising (in her previous position with an international law firm):
• Accel und 83 North and other international venture capital funds on their investments in Celonis SE or in other portfolio companies in Germany, respectively • Companies or finance investors on the acquisition or disposal of shareholdings in companies, including Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited on the acquisition of a strategic stake in Goodminton AG, a venture capital-backed holding company, whose subsidiaries distribute sports and dietetic nutrition, inter alia under the brands "foodspring" and "amapur" • Various (technology) companies on financing rounds and /or corporate law issues • Numerous listed companies or their executive bodies, respectively, on various (corporate) law issues and restructuring measures
Ubiquitous computing and increasing engagement of private companies in governmental surveillance Oxford Journal for International Data Privacy Law, 2017, pp. 126-136 (together with Dr. Adrian Haase)
Law enforcement through public private partnership – cooperation between law enforcement agencies and private third parties in the collection of data in light of the fundamental rights of the data subject in: Gusy / Kugelmann / Würtenberger (eds.), Legal Handbook Civil Security, 2017, pp. 527-538 [in German]
Criminal law and data protection in the Internet in: Kugelmann (eds.), Migration, data transfer and cyber security, 2016, pp. 167-172 [in German]
Treaty of Pruem - never heard of it? Freiburg Law Students Journal, 02/2008 [in German]
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