Practice Areas

  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Governance
  • M&A
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Additional qualifications
  • Executive Inhouse-MBA
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
Languages
  • English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portugese
Memberships
  • Secretary of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • German Institute for Compliance (DICO)
  • Clausewitz Society
Publications
  • 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
    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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  • Law firm
    27 August 2020

    JUVE Awards 2020: GSK Stockmann nominated as “Law Firm of the Year for Compliance”

    We were nominated for the JUVE Award 2020 in the category "Law Firm of the Year for Compliance". The JUVE publishing house monitors and researches the German legal market. The annu...

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  • GSK Updates
    23 June 2020

    Grand coalition agrees on government draft bill on Law to strengthen Integrity in Business

    Analysis of the most recent state of the new German Corporate Sanctions Law and showcases the criticism this legal initiative is facing after the alignment.

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