Sascha advises funds, corporations and growth companies on all matters of corporate law. He specializes in venture capital transactions and matters of transformation law in the context of national and cross-border scenarios.

Education and Career

Sascha studied business law in Dresden and Siegen. After that, he worked as a research fellow at Siegen University. Before joining SMP, he was an Associate at Flick Gocke Schaumburg. Sascha regularly publishes on corporate-law matters in a German and European context, and in particular on aspects of cross-border structuring and European company law.


Sascha’s recent work highlights include advising:

  • shareholders of MiNODES on the sale to Telefónica Next
  • Lesara on the purchase of a subsidiary as a European Company (SE)
  • on the application according to the German Ownership-Control Regulation
  • The Scope of Sec. 17 para. 5 No. 1 Protection Against Dismisal Act (KSchG) in Light of European RegulationArbRAktuell 2018, 390-392 - (in German)
  • Book Review to German Corporate Governance Code, edited by Kremer/Bachmann/Lutter/v. Werder, 7th Ed. 2018WM 2018, 1383
  • Cross Border Merger with Participation of a Foreign Shelf-Compay
    EWiR 2018, 173 - (in German)
  • Cross Border Conversion: Legitimacy of an outbound conversion
    AG 2017, 846-852 - (in German)
  • Cross-border Mobility of partnerships
    ZGR 2017, 312-349 - (in German)
  • Effectiveness of an outbound cross-border conversion from a German perspective
    GmbHR 2017, pp. 392-395 - (in German)
  • Business-oriented associations. Options to prevent striking-off of the register
    ZStV 2017, pp. 41-48 (together with Hermann Dück/Gerrit Terhorst/Christopher Weidt) - (in German)
  • Cross-border seat transfer of companies in Europe and Germany
    Carl Heymanns Verlag, 2017 - (in German)
  • Brexit and company law
    in: Kramme/Baldus/Schmidt-Kessel (Eds.), Brexit and its consequences, 2017, pp. 129-152 - (in German)
  • The UK green paper on corporate governance
    AG 2017, R4-R7 - (in German)
  • Dilution of the European capital directive?
    EuZW 2016, 921-922 - (in German)
  • Treatment of German assets of foreign companies
    GWR 2016, 421 - (in German)
  • Cross-border inbound conversion into a German company
    NZG 2016, 835-836 - (in German)
  • The British Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015
    ZIP 2016, 1808-1817 - (in German)
  • Comment to CJEU judgment KA Finanz
    EuZW 2016, 342-343 - (in German)
  • Changes in consumers' warranty rights?
    BB 2016, 903-909 (together with Diandra Wawryka) - (in German)
  • Application of para. 64 German Limit Liability Company Act to foreign companies
    GWR 2016, 39 - (in German)
  • Codification of European company law
    AG 2016, R48-R50 - (in German)
  • Ten years European cross-border merger directive
    GmbHR 2016, 406-414 - (in German)
  • Treatment of subordinated bonds regarding mergers
    EWiR 2016, 101-102 - (in German)
  • The European Commission’s action plan for an European capital markets union
    AG 2015, R311-R313 - (in German)
  • Transformation of the directive of interconnection of companies registers into German law
    NotBZ 2015, 329-339 - (in German)
  • Treatment of offence liabilities in context of a merger by acquisition
    EWiR 2015, 369-370 - (in German)
  • Cross-border transformation into an Austrian partnership
    EWiR 2015, 107-108 - (in German)
  • Unlimited power of representation in company law and its European implications
    in: Nueber/Przeszlowska/Zwirchmayr (Eds.), Changes in private autonomy, 2015, pp. 39-66 - (in German)
  • Cross-border inbound conversion into a German company
    NZG 2014, 351-352- (in German)
  • Developments in European company law 2013
    DB 2014, 525-530 - (in German)
  • Proceeding a cross-border outbound conversion from a German company law perspective
    KSzW 2014, 107-116 - (in German)
  • Cross-border conversions in Europe
    Peter Lang Verlag, 2013 - (in German)