Insolvency Law

Counseling of creditors before and during insolvency

Securing creditor’s claims; contract drafting considering the threat of insolvency on part of the other party, especially the insolvency-proof acquisition of objects and rights – for example, rights of use under copyright and industrial property rights (licenses); safeguarding of claims and rights in case of impending insolvency; filing for insolvency by the creditor to ensure the equal satisfaction of claims for all creditors; filing claims against debtor; judicial ascertainment of insolvency claims; representation of creditors in the general assembly of creditors and in the committee of creditors.

Counseling of debtors in case of impending insolvency

Ascertaining the duty to apply for insolvency proceedings; preparation and filing the application; avoiding liability pitfalls for directors and officers of the debtor; support with restructuring measures to prevent insolvency – especially, avoiding liability pitfalls for directors and officers of the debtor; preparation of  insolvency plan proceedings and accompanying them.

Support in insolvency proceedings

Special audits; legal expertise on specific problems of use rights under copyright and industrial property rights in the insolvency; expertise on industry-specific issues; enforcement of claims against the debtor’s bodies; enforcement of claims under insolvency contestations.

Contact: Dr. Franz Ludwig Heiss
Dr. Axel P. Fröhlich