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Martin Mönicke


Martin Mönicke advises and represents both individual and corporate clients across the entire spectrum of commercial criminal law, the law regarding tax offences and regulatory offences, also in an international context. His focus areas include the penal provisions concerning money laundering, criminal tax law (particularly in connection with cum/ex scenarios) as well as environmental criminal law. Martin Mönicke is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Officer (TÜV) and currently a PhD candidate in the area of substantive criminal law relating to money laundering.

Curriculum vitae

  • Law studies at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main with a focus on criminology
  • Academic assistant at Hengeler Mueller in the area of Compliance and Internal Investigations
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Officer (TÜV)
  • Currently PhD candidate working on a doctoral thesis in the field of commercial criminal law at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main (“Geldwäschestrafrecht, § 261 StGB i.V.m. GwG“)
  • Lawyer at Feigen Graf since 2022


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

Capital markets criminal law

Tax criminal law

Environmental criminal law

Banking criminal law

Criminal law on corruption

Cum/ex proceedings

Administrative offence proceedings

Criminal law relating to money laundering

Tax criminal law

selected publications

Comment on Nuremberg-Fürth Regional Court, decision of 28 March 2024 – 12 KLs 504 Js 1820/21 – On the status of employees within the meaning of Section 7 SGB IV of personally liable partners of partnerships with legal capacity


ZWH, 135 ff., 2024

Fine in addition to imprisonment pursuant to section 41 of the Criminal Code – Material prerequisites and procedural justification requirements. At the same time discussion on BGH HRRS 2022 No. 642


HRRS, 328 ff., 2022