Dr. Daniel Valdini

Associate, Hamburg



Daniel Valdini's main practice areas are European and German competition and procurement law. Furthermore he has comprehensive knowledge and experience in distribution law with a focus on international commercial agency agreements. He regularly publishes articles in his field of work in leading law journals.

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Dr iur
University of Hamburg
Second State Exam
Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg
First State Exam
University of Bayreuth


Advised payment service provider Concardis in connection with purchase to Advent and Bain Capital.*

Advised HSH Nordbank, UniCredit, NordLB and DNB on the refinancing of a US$1.385 billion loan to the Rickmers Group.*

Advised DIF Renewable Energy Fund in connection with sale of nine onshore wind farms to Allianz Renewable Energy Fund.*

Advised HSH Nordbank, regarding the financing of two wind farm projects in Finland in the amount of approx. EUR 80.6 Mio.*

*Matters prior to working for White & Case.


Protection of the weaker party in international distribution law, 2013, (Der Schutz der schwächeren Vertragspartei im internationalen Vertriebsrecht)

Legislative reform through the backdoor? The deselection of cogent law through arbitration agreements within domestic cases, ZIP, Issue 1, p. 7 – 12, 2017, (Gesetzesreform durch die Hintertür? Die Abwahl zwingenden Rechts durch Schiedsabreden bei Inlandssachverhalten)

Online hotel portals as commercial agents, BB, Issue 16, p. 899 – 903, 2016, (Online-Hotelportale als Handelsvertreter) (co-author with Raimond Emde)

The commercial agent's guideline, ZVertriebsR, Issue 6, p. 353-362, 2016 (Part 1) and ZVertriebsR, Issue 1, S. 3 -14, 2017 (Part 2), (Die Handelsvertreter-Richtlinie) (co-author with Raimond Emde)

The improper use of Russian-Roulette-Clauses, GWR, issue 9, p. 179 – 182, 2016, (Die missbräuchliche Verwendung von Russian-Roulette-Klauseln) (co-author with Malte Koch)