BLOMSTEIN partner Dr Roland M. Stein joins the steering group of the Institute's Board of Directors alongside CELIS Executive Director and co-founder Steffen Hindelang and Deputy Director Lena Hornkohl.
The appointment of Roland Stein is another milestone in the process of bringing together the various stakeholders in the CELIS Institute. We look forward to further strengthening our common commitment to advancing the strategic dialogue between private practice, government and academia on foreign investment policy and economic security.
Steffen Hindelang, Executive Director and co-founder of CELIS, warmly welcomed Roland Stein as Deputy Director and said: "We are excited about the additional perspective Roland brings to the Institute's leadership. He will promote our strategic visions by fostering collaboration between the various stakeholders, in particular through CELIS' flagship conference, CFIS, to be held this year in Prague, Czech Republic, from 11 to 13 October".
Roland Stein is also expected to further develop the Institute's training capacity, particularly in relation to government authorities.
About Roland M. Stein
Dr Roland M. Stein is an international trade law expert and one of the founding partners of the leading law boutique BLOMSTEIN in Berlin, Germany. He is regularly ranked as one of the leading lawyers for “Trade and Customs”, “International Sanctions” and “Foreign Investment Review” by Who’s Who Legal. He is also recommended by JUVE and The Legal 500 and is listed in WorldECR’s Directory of Experts as a specialist for export control and sanctions compliance.
Roland has been advising clients for more than 15 years and is particularly experienced in the fields of IT and technology, finance, energy, general industry, infrastructure, as well as defence and security. He advises international companies (and sometimes the government) in German foreign investment control proceedings in connection with cross-border M&A transactions. His expertise also covers other international trade law areas such as customs law and excise taxes, as well as export control and sanctions law.