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Andre-M. Szesny, LL.M.

Andre-M. Szesny, LL.M.


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

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André Szesny was admitted to the bar in 2005 and has been a partner with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek since 2013.

He specializes in business regulation, criminal compliance and criminal defense of individuals and corporations. He advises and defends clients in high-profile regulatory disputes, especially criminal proceedings. In the past, he represented private economy corporations and public enterprises, board members and advisory board members, i. a. in cross-border investigations.

He is a visiting lecturer at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences and editor of the professional journal WisteV-Journal. He authored several essays and book chapters dealing with financial market criminal law, internal investigations and criminal procedure and was rated a leading lawyer in corporate and criminal compliance by the WirtschaftsWoche.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Bar since 2005


LL.M. Programm White Collar Crime at University of Osnabrueck, Germany
University of Osnabrueck, Germany
Leiden University, The Netherlands
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
    Deutscher Anwalt Verein (Germany Lawyers' Ass.)
    Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung (WisteV)


American Chamber of Commerce Expert Briefing: German Anti Corruption Legislation (2013)
BehördenSpiegel: Compliance for public companies (2013)
Public Prosecution Authority Düsseldorf: Capital Market Criminal Law (2009)
North Rine Westfalia State Police: Capital Market Criminal Law (2011, 2012)

Professional Activities and Experience

VBB Verjans Boettger Berndt, Duesseldorf, Germany
Wessing II - Verjans, Duesseldorf, Germany
Research assistant at University of Osnabrueck, Germany

The German Federal Ministry of Justice Submits a Proposal for a Corporate Sanctions Act
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019

The German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) has submitted its long-awaited proposal for a Corporate Sanctions Act (VerSanG). When corporate crimes are committed, it is making provisions for independently prosecuting the entire organization in addition to prosecuting single perpetrators...

Additional Articles


Keine Garantenpflicht von Vorstandsmitgliedern oder Geschäftsführern gegenüber Dritten zur Verhinderung von Vermögensschäden, Anm. zu BGH, Urt. v. 10.7.2012 – VI ZR 341/10, WiJ 2013, 33 (www.wi-j.de)

Kommentierung der §§ 324-330d StGB (Umweltstrafrecht), in Leipold/Tsambikakis/Zöller (Editor.), AnwaltKommentar StGB, 2011

more publications: see http://www.heuking.de/en/anwaelte/profil/szesny-llm.html

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