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Anmerkung zum Beschluss des AG Berlin Charlottenburg vom 22.01.2016 - 99 AR 9466/15, GWR 2016, S. 96
Anmerkung zu den Urteilen des BGH vom 16.10.2012 - II ZR 239/11 und II ZR 251/10, S. 42
Anmerkung zum Beschluss des LG Neuruppin vom 10.08.2012 -6 O9/11, S. 442
Anmerkung zum Beschluss des KG vom 23.02.2012 - 25 W 97/11, S. 512
Anmerkung zum Beschluss des OLG Hamm v. 02.11.2011 - 27 W 100/11, S. 62
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Justitia 4.0 – the pros and cons of digital court proceedings and notarial records in Germany
Justitia 4.0 – the pros and cons of digital court proceedings and notarial records
Reforms under Corporate Law


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Dr. Axel Berninger

Dipl.-Finw. (degree in financial management)
Attorney at Law and notary
Specialist tax lawyer


Axel Berninger has worked as a lawyer for Schindhelm in Hanover since 1996; since 2000, he has been a managing director and partner. He was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2000 to 2004. After being admitted to practise law in 1993, he initially worked from 1993 to 1995 at the Mannheim office of the law firm Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz. From 1986 to 1993, he was a research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Blaurock at the University of Göttingen.

After his training in the higher-grade service of the Hessian tax administration with career examination and qualification in financial management (“Diplom-Finanzwirt”) in 1983, Axel Berninger studied law at the University of Göttingen from 1983 to 1988. 1989 First State Examination in Law, 1993 Second State Examination in Law. Doctorate in law as “Dr. jur.” in 1993.

Axel Berninger has been a specialist tax lawyer since 1997; notary since 2002.