We have proven expertise in resolving complex commercial disputes, particularly cross-jurisdictional matters involving insolvency issues. In such matters, we work together with our clients to find pragmatic solutions. When necessary, we represent the interests of our clients before state courts, arbitration tribunals and in all kinds of alternative dispute resolution such as, for example, mediation.
Advice on insolvency aspects of restructuring deals, for example, in connection with the design, negotiation and implementation of insolvency plans. We are assisting the trustee („Sachwalter“) during all types and stages of debtor-in-possession management proceedings pursuant to the ESUG. In addition, we have special know-how in relation to the legal issues that arise where insolvent companies are maintained as going concerns.
Advice on general insolvency law, particularly in respect of procedural matters, i.e. representation in insolvency litigation, protection of creditors' claims in dealings with insolvency administrators and at creditors' meetings as well as in other situations.
Advising and representing foreign insolvency administrators and creditors in German insolvency proceedings. Coordinating and assisting in domestic and international insolvency litigation, particularly through our worldwide network of contacts.
Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in banking law and securing both personal property and real property assets. We also represent clients in disputes involving these areas of law, especially as they relate to insolvency law. Our services include providing advice on loan and security documents and in particular their enforcement in national and international insolvency litigation. We also handle the legal issues raised in the enforcement of personal and real property security interests in insolvency proceedings.
We have special expertise in all of the questions that arise when a company becomes insolvent. These cover the spectrum from deciding procedural questions such as whether to involve a special insolvency administrator all the way to assessing the validity of contested transactions and company-law issues.
Comprehensive legal advice at the intersection of insolvency and labour law, in particular the conduct of personnel policies as well as transferring and restructuring (asset deals) during insolvency proceedings. This includes drafting and negotiating reconciliations of interests, social plans, company agreements for the establishment of transfer companies as well as collective bargaining agreements (with an emphasis on restructuring). We are especially experienced in representing insolvency administrators in any and all labour law proceedings.
Proven expertise in coordinating investigations to gather the relevant facts and the assertion of rights based on this information.
Our lawyers have many years of experience in dealing with all legal issues related to the realization of assets. This applies in particular to the liquidation of intellectual property portfolios as occurred, for example, in the KirchMedia and Qimonda insolvency proceedings. We provide assistance in such matters at not only the national level but also in relation to the liquidation of assets located all over the world.