Restructuring and Insolvency Law

GLNS has particular expertise in the area of restructuring and insolvency law. Our experts have many years of professional experience in advising credit and financial institutions, companies and shareholders on complex financial restructurings (both within and outside insolvency proceedings). We also provide regular support regarding the enforcement of claims and security interests in insolvency proceedings. This is complemented by the expertise of our transaction attorneys, who advise at the highest level on acquisitions of companies from insolvency proceedings or in insolvency-related scenarios.

Our restructuring expertise includes the following:

  • Advising debtor companies, creditors and shareholders on restructurings (in particular with regard to credit commitments/loan liabilities) in both, non-insolvency and insolvency scenarios
  • Advising creditors on the enforcement of claims and the realization of securities in insolvency proceedings of the debtor company
  • Advice on reorganization solutions within insolvency proceedings and on trust models
  • Distressed M&A (advising investors and insolvency administrators on the acquisition or sale of companies and parts of companies out of insolvency proceedings or in crisis situations)
  • Distressed Debt and Trade Claims Trading (acquisition and sale of defaulted claims), NPL- -transactions
  • Advising members of corporate bodies (management board, supervisory board, and managing directors) with regard to their duties in crisis and insolvency scenarios and in avoiding personal liability risks
  • Advice on the effects of insolvency on contracts of any kind
  • Advising companies on the defence against insolvency-related claims by insolvency administrators (e.g. insolvency avoidance claims)