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Languages spoken: French, German, Russian

Practice areas


  1. Media: 20%
  2. Telecommunications: 20%
  3. Investment Fraud: 20%
  4. Privacy: 20%
  5. Franchising: 20%

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1120 20th Street N West
Washington, DC, 20036


DCLegal Consultant199907/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ph.D FellowKonrad-Adenauer Foundation1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Head of Section Public LawVEBA AG1995 - 1999
RechtsanwalltPünder Moscow/Frankfurt1994 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
German-American LAwyers Association (DAJV)N/A1996 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: News Concerning the Aquisition of Participation in a U.S. Enterprise - CFIUS (in German)2009
MultiMedia und RechtFalse Grip into the Pocket -- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (in German)2009
MultiMedia und RechtUS-Elections: "Superman" in the Broadband Network (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Personalized Advertisement and Web Surfer Made Out of Glass (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: ComCast Restricts the Use of Broadband for Private User - Net Neutrality (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: News on Regional Deregulation - Forbearance (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: News Concerning the Law on Emergency Calls via IP-based Services (VoIP, etc.) (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: New FTC Rules on CAN SPAM Act (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Access to Cost Data Restricted by FCC (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Notification Duties if Data Security is Breached (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: European Data Protection Does Not Prevent Electronic Discovery (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Complaints Against Germany at the USTR (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Carriers Fear Data Retention Obligations (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Telecommunications Act - Export of Law Across the Atlantic? (in German)2008
MultiMedia und RechtInternational Eavesdropping Authority Expanded (in German)2007
MultiMedia und RechtUSA-FCC Auctions Valuable Spectrum (700 MHz) (in German)2007
MultiMedia und RechtFCC Rules for Access to Internet Telephony for the Disabled (in German)2007
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: International Electronic Discovery v. Data Protection (Privacy) (in German)2007
MultiMedia und RechtUS Trade Representative Keeps Germany Under Observation (in German)2007
Business Communications ReviewHow a New German Law Affects U.S. Content Business2007
Competitive Carriers Association of Germany"Deutscher TK-Markt in USA unter Beobachtung2007
Yearbook of Competitive Carriers Association of Germany (VATM)German Telecom Market Under Scrutiny (in German)2006
MMR Aktuell, September"US ITC: More Proceedings Regarding Violation of Intellectual Property2006
MMR"Berlin - Brussels - Washington2006
Unknown"European Data Protection: Handling Data Security Breaches2006
ICTLEX BRIEFS - Monti & Am"VoIP e 911. Nuove regole in vista per gli USA (FCC and Voice over IP - VoIP2006
MMR aktuell"Aquisition of US companies [USA: Unternehmenskauf - US-Regierung entscheidet mit] (CFIUS2006
Insights, Aspen Publishers IncDisagreements Continue Between the SEC and France on Sarbanes-Oxley Whistle Blowing Procedures2006
DuD"Microsoft als Initialzunder fur mehr Datenschutz in den USA?,"2006
ICTLEXBRIEFS: Management, Legge e ICT in Azienda"La FCC e la Sicurezza dei Dati di Traffico2006
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies"A Reasonable Expectation of Privacy? Data Protection in the United States and Germany2006
Unknown"Telecom in Europe: Disharmonies In The Regulatory Concert2005
VoIP Policy Report"European VoIP Regulation: Who is Leading the Way2005
BADC PTC Section News"Europe Moves Against Counterfeiting and Piracy2004
Unknown"Internet Telephony in Europe: No More Flying Under the Radar Screen2004
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: FCC Verfahren zur Kostenkalkulation (TELRIC2003
MultiMedia und RechtUSA: Competitor’s Pop-up Ads Do Not Infringe Trademarks or Copyrights2003
MultiMedia und RechtMonitoring Employee Communications In Europe2003
Business Communication Review, December 1"EU-U.S. Data Flow: An Unstable Connection2001
UnknownTransatlantischer Datenschutz: Turbulenzen und sichere HäfenN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of BonnN/APhD - Doctorate1991
Institut d'Etudes Politiques de ParisN/AC.E.P1989
University of BonnLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
American UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual TMT Meeting in FrankfurtObama Adiministration2009
TMT MeetingUS telecoms2008
Telecoms ReviewUS telecoms2008
Electronic DiscoveryElectronic Discovery / Data Protectioon2008