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Dr Dominic Reitner


Dr Dominic Reitner advises and represents both individual and corporate clients throughout the entire spectrum of commercial criminal law and the law regarding tax offences. His focus areas include the defence of clients in fraud proceedings as well as against the prosecution of tax offences. In addition, he advises executive boards and managers with regard to high-risk decisions that may raise concerns under the law on regulatory offences. Dr Dominic Reitner also represents clients in all areas of criminal sports law. Most recently, he published papers addressing criminal liability risks when contracting professional e-athletes and sanctions for a federation’s vicarious liability in professional sports.

Curriculum vitae

  • Legal studies, and fundamental business studies at EBS University of Business and Law in Wiesbaden and the University of Queens in Canada
  • Doctorate at the University of Potsdam (“Die Kenntnis vom Steueranspruch und ihr Nachweis in der Rechtsprechung zu § 370 AO”)
  • Lawyer at Feigen Graf since 2023


highly qualified, very committed lawyers
Legal 500 2021
the team offers particular expertise on matters related to financial misconduct, cum-ex matters, tax evasion and corruption
Chambers 2023
very clearly one of the foremost firms
Legal 500 2022
present in almost all current investigations
JUVE 2022/23

Areas of practice

Criminal employment law

Criminal law on corruption

Criminal law implications of cryptocurrencies

Fraud and embezzlement proceedings

Sports criminal law

Subsidy fraud proceedings

Capital markets criminal law

Tax criminal law

selected publications

Crypto trading in Germany – is a wave of tax convictions rolling in?


Financier Worldwide Magazine, 10/2023

The professional eSportsman as an employee – risk factor under criminal, regulatory and sports law?


SpoPrax, 384 ff., 2022

The proposed changes to combat money laundering in professional sport – integrity boost or regulatory stumbling block?


SpoPrax, 445 ff., 2022

Association penalties in professional sport – Red Bull complains but does not sue


LTO, 2022

Spectacular white-collar criminal proceedings


ZWH, 214 ff., 2021

Sound recordings of “important” (criminal) trials for scientific purposes pursuant to section 169 (2) sentence 1 GVG


Jura, 821 ff., 2022

The determination of the “idem factum” according to Art. 50 GrCh, Art. 54 SDÜ in the case of accusations under criminal economic law


ZWH, 189 ff., 2021