Christoph Gringel

Christoph Gringel



  • Capital Market Law
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital

WSG Practice Industries


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek



2001 - 2003 Westfaelische-Wilhelms-University Munster
1998 - 2001 Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
Areas of Practice

Capital Market Law | Private Equity | Venture Capital

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association

Professional Activities and Experience

August 2010 - September 2013: Berger Steck & Kollegen Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH (Partner, Investmentfonds; Bankaufsichtsrecht)
October 2007 - July 2010: Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP (Associate)
2005 - 2007 Traineeship OLG Bezirk Duesseldorf (LG Duesseldorf)


Public Financial Aid for Start-Ups in the Corona Crisis
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020

The German government launched an aid program to support start-ups and young growth companies in the corona crisis aimed at providing start-ups with liquidity quickly. One of the pillars of this program is the Corona Matching Facility (CMF), where KfW Capital and the European Investment Fund (EIF) are “matching” investments of private venture capital funds (VC funds). The aid is therefore linked to the investments of VC funds...

ESMA Has Lowered the Initial Reporting Threshold For Net-Short Positions To 0.1 Per Cent
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020

ESMA DECISION The European Securities and Markets Authority („ESMA“) announced today the decision to lower the initial reporting threshold for net short positions under the EU Short Selling Regulation to 0.1 percent (the „ESMA Decision“). The ESMA Decision has entered into force immediately after its publication on ESMA’s website. INITIAL REPORTING THRESHOLD NOW 0.1 PERCENT (PRIOR: 0...