Heike Richter is partner at Deloitte Legal in Duesseldorf. She specializes in Corporate Law, (global) corporate reorganizations and restructurings (with special expertise in cross-border mergers and migration), M&A, international project management and corporate secretarial services/. She has more than 12 years´ experience in advising clients in all aspects of German Corporate Law, M&A, group restructurings and reorganizations (including cross-border), start-ups and establishment of any type of legal entity/subsidiaries, branches and group structure. Heike focuses on advising national and international/overseas companies/multinational groups of companies in M&A transactions and in particular corporate reorganizations projects and has been working on numerous corporate simplification programs, entity reduction programs, entity to branch conversion projects, post-merger integration programs as well as in particular many cross-border merger projects. Heike speaks German and English.