Plaintiff representatives see tailwind for lawsuits against EY FT, September 30, 2020, Olaf Storbeck | With reference to an addendum to the KPMG report of April 27, 2020, the “Financial Times” reports that an EY-internal whistleblower had already warned of irregularities at WIRECARD in 2016. Specifically, the warnings dealt with a company acquisition in India and […]
Dr. Wolfgang Schirp
Attorney, Partner, Specialized lawyer for banking and capital market law
- Capital Market Law
- Banking Law
As founding partner of the law firm Schirp & Partner, Dr. Wolfgang Schirp has been dedicated to the representation of harmed investors since 1994 and has more than twenty years of experience in litigation and conflict resolution. He is also the author of numerous publications on various issues of capital market law. In particular, the essay “Aufklärungspflichten bei internen Provisionsvereinbarungen”, published jointly with Oleg Mosgo (published in the Zeitschrift für Bank und Kapitalmarktrecht – BKR 2002, 354), was cited in 2004 as an important basis for the so-called kick-back jurisprudence of the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof).
As a lawyer with the additional qualification as a lawyer for banking and capital market law, Dr. Schirp sees himself as an attorney in the service of investor protection and is involved – besides judicial representation of his clients in damages proceedings – especially in out-of-court cases such as shareholder and creditor meetings. Since 2012, Dr. Schirp has been regularly invited as an expert on hearings of the German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt) regarding the research project “Protection against Investigation by Criminal Law”. Dr. Schirp is also a founding member of the Aktionsbund Aktiver Anlegerschutz e.V., the largest investor protection association for investors of the gray capital market.
Dr. Schirp studied law at Kiel, Göttingen and Freiburg, followed by legal clerkship in Freiburg at the Higher Regional Court of the district of Karlsruhe, with an international station in Brussels.
- German-Polish legal association
- Working committee for banking and capital market law at the German Bar Association
- Vice President of the arbitration panel of the FDP’s regional association, Berlin
- Founding member of the German-Polish lawyers’ association with associated law firms in Warsaw, Szczecin, Gdansk, Posen, Lodz and Katowice
Der Aktionsbund Aktiver Anlegerschutz e.V. vertritt bereits zahlreiche Anleger des im Jahr 2008 von der KGAL GmbH & Co. KG emittierten Waldfonds. Wirtschaftlich sieht es für die Gesellschafter des Fonds schlecht aus. Die versprochenen Ausschüttungen blieben bisher aus! Der AAA hat den Fonds analysiert und empfiehlt dringend zu handeln! Quelle: Aktionsbund
WIRECARD AG files for Insolvency – Legal Action against EY is the best Way Out for aggrieved Shareholders, Bondholders and Derivative holders
Few minutes ago, Wirecard AG filed for insolvency. This means that Wirecard AG is likely to be eliminated as an opponent for legal proceedings. Damaged investors, however, have the option of relying on Wirecard’s annual auditor, Ernst & Young Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (EY). Information on the Lawsuit against Ernst & Young » The law firms Schirp & Partner and attorney […]
Berlin-based law firms Schirp & Partner and Dr. Marc Liebscher have filed their first lawsuits against EY…
German Property Group GmbH (formerly Dolphin Capital GmbH) has recently sent a letter to its investors urging them to provide details of their investment. It also threatens to file for bankruptcy if they do not agree to restructuring the company, i.e. asking the investors for a moratorium and selling it to a consortium. We strongly advise our clients […]
The price of the WIRECARD share is still under pressure and so far the company has not been able to dispel the allegations beyond a reasonable doubt…