Mr. Weiss is a German attorney-at-law with additional admissions in the state of New York and the Czech Republic. As a founding partner of the leading German law firm Greenfort he advises in M&A transactions and other corporate as well as litigation and compliance matters.
Mr. Weiss is also the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the German CRONIMET Holding. CRONIMET is the globally leading stainless steel raw materials and recycling company. Until recently, “Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine” (ZCMC) was a majority-held company of the CRONIMET group. ZCMC is the largest private employer and one of the biggest corporate taxpayers in the Republic of Armenia with more than 3500 employees. Mr. Weiss advised and still advices CRONIMET in various issues in relation to CRONIMET’s former and current activities in Armenia.
In addition, Mr. Weiss is a close advisor to the family of owners of the CRONIMET group, including the group’s founder Mr. Günter Pilarsky who is appointed as the Honorary Consul of Armenia to the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. Against this background, Mr. Weiss has been involved with Armenia for many years and has traveled to the country several times.