Dr Eberhard Vetter

Dr Eberhard Vetter

Dr Eberhard Vetter


T +49 221 9937 25788


Areas of practice

Dr Eberhard Vetter specialises in advising publicly listed companies on all matters pertaining to stock corporation and capital markets law, in particular, in preparing and supporting general meetings, providing advice on actions to set aside, advising management and supervisory board members on corporate governance and compliance issues, and rendering advice with regard to D&O liability. Another focus of his advisory services is insurance supervision law. Dr Eberhard Vetter can draw on his own experiences as a supervisory board member and has made a name for himself through numerous publications on stock corporation and capital markets law topics.


Dr Eberhard Vetter worked many years for companies and holding companies in machine and plant construction as well as in insurance and financial services before joining Luther’spredecessor firm in 2003. He has extensive experience and knowledge in corporate law, in particular, in stock corporation and group law.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2022/2023: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "Corporate Law" (first listed in 2021/2022, "experienced in regulatory issues and stock corporation law", competitor)
  • kanzleimonitor.de 2018/2019: Recommended in "Corporate Law" (first recommended in 2017/2018)
  • Best Lawyers 2025: Recommended in "Corporate Law" (first recommended in 2021) and in "Capital Markets Law" (first recommended in 2021)
  • WirtschaftsWoche 2019: Recommendation "Top Lawyer" in "Corporate Law"

  • Advising a bank on the enforcement of claims for damages against former management board members
  • Advising the management board and the supervisory board of OVB Holding AG in its capacity as the target company in a public takeover bid
  • Advising Vertriebsgesellschaft deutscher Brauereien mbH on the squeeze-out of DOM-Brauerei AG
  • Advising a group of insurance companies on group organisation issues
  • Assisting various publicly listed companies in the preparation and holding of their general meetings
  • Representing various stock corporations in actions to set aside and in clearance proceedings regarding the validity of resolutions of their general meetings
  • Representing various corporate minority shareholders on actions to set aside resolutions of the general meeting
  • Advising RCM Beteiligungs AG on the issuance of a public takeover bid for SM Wirtschaftsberatungs AG as the target company
  • Advising various stock corporations on capital increases
  • Representing Deutsche Immobilien Holding AG in arbitration proceedings in connection with a capital increase in return for contributions in kind
  • Advising the management and supervisory boards of various stock corporation on, inter alia, the compliance declaration to be issued under the German Corporate Governance Code
  • Advising various companies on compliance issues