Christian Sperling

Associate, Frankfurt



Christian Sperling is an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity practice group in the Firm's Frankfurt office.

He advises in the areas of national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions as well as corporate law.

Prior to joining White & Case, Christian Sperling gained practical experience by working as a trainee lawyer for a renowned international law firm in Frankfurt in the field of Corporate/M&A and the German Consulate General in Chicago.

Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt
First State Exam
Mag. jur.
University of Constance



"Section 283d German Criminal Code (fraudulent preference of a debtor – § 283d StGB) and Sections 1, 2 German Construction Loan Protection Act (§§ 1, 2 BauFordSiG), Folker Bittmann (Ed.), Insolvency Criminal Law Handbook (Praxishandbuch Insolvenzstrafrecht), 2nd Ed., 2017, Pages 1089-1104 and 795-825

Association of white-collar criminal law lecture and discussion "Criminal insolvency law in crisis" (WisteV Vortrags- und Diskussionsveranstaltung „Insolvenzstrafrecht in der Krise"), WiJ 2012, Pages 220-224

Co-author: "Principle of legality breaches in stock corporations as embezzlement relevant delinquency? (Legalitätsverstöße in der Aktiengesellschaft als untreuerelevante Pflichtverletzung?)", AG 2011, Pages 233-244 (with Christian Brand)"

Co-author: "Infidelity to the detriment of nonprofit organizations - some reflections due to the 'Kolping'-verdict, BGHZ 175, 12, (Untreue zum Nachteil von Idealvereinen - einige Überlegungen aus Anlass des 'Kolping'-Urteils)", JR 2010, Pages 473-480 (with Christian Brand)

Co-author: "Criminal liability risks in the creditors' committee (Strafbarkeitsrisiken im Gläubigerausschuss)", KTS 2009, Pages 355 - 374 (with Christian Brand)

Co-author: "The significance of section 283d German Criminal Code for limited liability companies in criminal law (Die Bedeutung des § 283d StGB im GmbH-Strafrecht)", ZStW 121 (2009), Pages 281-320 (with Christian Brand)