Practice Areas

  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Governance
  • M&A
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2017
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (1996)
  • Expert witness for international law enforcement authorities
  • Worked in two international consultancy firms and a boutique law firm specialising in corporate governance & compliance
  • First Chief Compliance Officer at a Dax 30 company
  • Over 15 years of management experience in the aerospace and defence, automotive, telecommunications & semiconductor industries
  • Executive Education in Strategy at the Harvard Business School
  • Executive in-house MBA from Babson College (USA)
  • Trainee lawyer with Gilt Chambers, Hong Kong
  • Studies at the University of Mannheim, the University of Lausanne, King’s College Cambridge (UK) and Heidelberg University
  • English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portugese
  • International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors (IAICM)
  • Secretary of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • German Institute for Compliance (DICO)
  • Clausewitz Society
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Compliance” (Chambers and Partners 2021)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Compliance” (The Legal 500 2021)
  • Mayer, Eric: Neue gesetzliche Regelungen zum Schutz von Whistleblowern, in: Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel, Ausgabe 9, 28.04.2021, S.3 – 5.
  • Mayer, Eric: Compliance im M&A Transaktionsgeschäft, in: Mergers & Acquisitions: Erfolgsfaktoren für mittelständische Unternehmen, hg. T. Feix; J.-P. Büchler; T. Straub, Haufe 2017
  • Mayer, Eric: Kampf gegen Korruption. Die wichtigsten Strafen für Unternehmen und Lösungsansätze für Compliance, in: ChinaContact 7/2016
  • Mayer, Eric: Zur Implementierung des UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, in: Compliance Berater 4/2016
  • Mayer, Eric: Compliance im M&A-Transaktionsgeschäft, in: IWRZ 04/2016
  • Mayer, Eric: Länderreport Brasilien. Ordnung und Fortschritt in der Korruptionsbekämpfung?, in: Compliance Berater 7/2015
  • Mayer, Eric: Wer muss eine Compliance-Prüfung neuer Geschäftspartner freigeben?, in: Compliance Berater 6/2015
  • Mayer, Eric: Compliance Due Diligence. Pflicht bei M&A-Deals, in: FINANCE 9/2014
  • Mayer, Eric: Von Compliance 1.0 zu 2.0 – Ein Plädoyer gegen Bürokratie und für mehr Geschäftsnähe, in: RISIKO MANAGER 05/2013
  • Mayer, Eric: Der Pyramideneffekt. Compliance in ausländischen Tochtergesellschaften, in: FINANCE 2/2013
  • Mayer, Eric: Integriertes Compliance Management – Weltweit auf der sicheren Seite stehen, in: WSM – Wirtschaftsverband Stahl- und Metallverarbeitung e.V. – WSM Nachrichten 1/2012
  • Mayer, Eric: Controlling von R&D-Aktivitäten im Innovationswettbewerb. Erfahrungen des Technologieunternehmens Infineon, in: ZfCM – Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, Sonderheft 3/2007
  • GSK Updates
    23 June 2021

    The new German law on corporate due diligence in supply chains

    German Bundestag passes controversial Supply Chain Due Dilligence Act before parliamentary summer recess in "Super Election Year 2021".

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  • GSK Updates
    29 January 2021

    The Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2020 – is there a correlation between effective corruption prevention and successful COVID-19 containment?

    The Non-Governmental Organization Transparency International (TI) published on January 28, 2021 the latest version of the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). The TI CPI 2020 appea...

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  • GSK Updates
    25 September 2020

    The Federal Assembly approves government draft bill on Law to strengthen Integrity in Business

    The German Federal Assembly approved the government draft bill on the Law to strengthen Integrity in Business on 18 September 2020.

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