Dr. Carsten Bormann
M.Jur. (Oxford)

Public Law / RegulatoryForeign TradeCompliance

Dr. Carsten Bormann<br/>M.Jur. (Oxford)


Carsten Bormann advises and represents national and international clients on all aspects of public law.

In particular, he advises international companies on investment control and other regulatory issues in the context of corporate transactions and restructurings.

Another focus of his work is the design and implementation of compliance structures. Carsten Bormann advises companies on criminal, export and sanctions law risks and, in cases of suspicion, accompanies internal investigations as well as official criminal and administrative fine proceedings.

In addition to advising on transactions, Carsten Bormann also advises companies directly on regulatory issues and conducts complex administrative proceedings, including appeals against regulatory measures and licensing proceedings. More recently, he has increasingly been involved in climate change regulation and ESG compliance.


Carsten Bormann joined Oppenhoff in 2022. He studied law at the University of Bonn, specialising in European and international law, and at the University of Oxford (Magister Juris). Before joining Oppenhoff, he worked as an advisor in the national security division of the Federal Ministry of the Interior. He was also a lawyer in the regulatory practice group of Hengeler Mueller.


Dr. Carsten Bormann
M.Jur. (Oxford)

Junior PartnerAttorney

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