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The first English translation of German draft corporate liability act is available on  This new website is a private initiative. Therefore, the translation is to be understood as a convenience translation. If you are interested in reading the actual text of the draft act instead of relying on client alerts, this is the place to start. Click here to view the numerous sections of the draft act.

The initiative is in the process of establishing the first online commentary on the new draft law. More English content, in particular summaries on the draft sections will follow shortly.


Nicolai is a member of the Global Compliance and Investigations Steering Committee and co-heads the compliance practice in Germany. He is a member of the Global Innovation Committee of Baker McKenzie and co-heads the innovation and legal tech team for Baker McKenzie Germany / Austria. He co-chairs the committee "International Affairs" of the German Institute for Compliance (DICO). Nicolai is a regular speaker and author on compliance, white collar crime, innovation and legal tech topics. He is the founder of and both founder and editor of