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Restructuring and insolvency

Corporate recovery and restructuring services

  • Comprehensive and timely corporate recovery and restructuring advice (relating to corporate law, labour law and insolvency law)
  • Close collaboration and liaison with certified public accountants/ tax advisors in the preparation of financial plans


Advisory services to creditors

  • Advice to businesses with insolvent or crisis-stricken customers and suppliers
  • Insolvency-optimised design of supply agreements, general terms of business, framework agreements etc.
  • Comprehensive, competent and fast assistance in the event of a contractual partner's insolvency
  • Creditor coaching during insolvency proceedings, e.g. as member of a creditors' committee


Insolvency-related advice/ preventive insolvency consultancy services

  • Development of strategies to prevent an insolvency application, e.g. subordination agreements or letters of comfort
  • Use of alternative financing instruments
  • Assistance with the wording of the insolvency application
  • Comprehensive advice on risks to which company directors/ shareholders are exposed and risk assessments
  • Advice on potential liquidator claims against company directors/ shareholders
  • Minimisation of potential criminal law consequences for company directors/ shareholders


Transferred reorganisation

  • Advisory services to the liquidator/ shareholders/ company directors with regard to optimising the recovery process ("transferred reorganisation") so that the company or individual company divisions can continue to operate


Rescission advice

  • Advice to creditors on averting unjustified rescission claims
  • Advice to liquidators on asserting justified rescission claims


Insolvency planning

  • Recovery of original corporate entity on the basis of an insolvency plan
  • Detailed preparation of a complete insolvency plan (the part describing the measures taken since insolvency and the part describing how the insolvency plan will change legal position of the interested parties)


Dr. Marcus Backes, Partner
Phone +49 40 18067 24699

Reinhard Willemsen, Partner
Phone +49 89 23714 25792

Restructuring and insolvency