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Auctionata Paddle8 AG, web-based auction platform incl. its subsidiaries, 450 employees local and abroad, Insolvency administrationMatthies GmbH & Co. Rauch-Fleisch KG, 131 employees, Insolvency administrationZahnradwerke Pritzwalk GmbH, 230 employees, Insolvency administrationMore
Delta Agrar und Handels GmbH and 3 further companies belonging to the KTG Agrar S.E. group, 150 employees in total, restructuring by asset sale to SPV, Insolvency administrationRS Gleisbau GmbH, 350 employees, restructuring by way of insolvency plan, Debtor in possessionMLD Marketing Logistik GmbH & Co KG (logistics), advisorRESERV GmbH, 180 employees, restructuring by way of insolvency plan, Debtor in possessionNordwacht Sicherheitsdienst GmbH (service), advisorOut of court restructuring of a non-German family trust, followed by profitably transferring several enterprises and shareholdings to new ownersLFD Holding GmbH, a two-way trust, 350 employees, revenue of EUR 100 million, 12 single businesses, Advising/TrusteeshipsStührk Delikatessen GmbH & Co. KG (trading), advisorImprägnierwerk Finowfurt Hubertusmühle GmbH, insolvency administratorCoordination and negotiation of several insolvency-plans for a German agrarian combineBREAD & butter GmbH & Co. KG, 90 employees, restructuring by way of insolvency plan and sale of shares to Zalando, Insolvency administrationGüpa Technik GmbH (automotive), insolvency administratorAdvisor to an international investor in its acquisition out of insolvency of an automotive company, ca. 350 employeesLUF Marketing & Consulting GmbH, insolvency administratorOut of court restructuring of a German-Russian travel organizationAC Biogas, dissolution of approx. 16 assets belonging to the group of companies and separate sale, Advising/TrusteeshipsHartmann-Gruppe (insurance broker), insolvency administratorAdvisor to international clients on the restructuring and winding-up of financial institutions in Germany and regarding questions pertaining to the enforceability in Germany of ISDA Master Agreements in light of the old and new Sec. 104 German Insolvency ActCorporate reorganizations & carve outs i.a. of multinational business divisions: Siemens Gamesa, Siemens HealthineersBärliner Handwerks- und Baudienstleistungs UG, insolvency administratorStaff redundancies, negotiations concerning settlement of interest and social compensation plans, restructuring agreement at a casing producerRestructuring of a German family-office (real estate, pits)G.M.W. Präzisions GmbH & Co. KG, 140 employees, restructuring by way of insolvency plan, Debtor in possessionBesser GmbH (construction), insolvency administratorAdvisor to DF Deutsche Forfait AG, Köln: company active in foreign trade finance, publically listed company, restructuring through protective shield proceedings (§ 270 b InsO) via insolvency plan (including debt-to-equity swap)Corporate restructurings, M&A/VC and JV-activities: Advising in distressed situations including the legal aspects of operational and financial restructuring measures and contractual protection mechansims; (business areas: metal processing, software, telecommunications, casting, power generation and transmission)Advising and representing the operator of the “Hessenparkgastronomie” on the occasion of the filing of insolvency petitionRegular commissioning by management bodies for the defence of claims for compensation in accordance with § 64 GmbHG and for the defence of claims for the avoidance of insolvencyAdvice and representation of the owner of a craft enterprise before filing for insolvency, during the opening proceedings and especially after opening, in particular defence against claims for enforcement and remaining liability claims and disputes with the insolvency administrator regarding the scope of the objects belonging to the massesPermanent advice and representation of the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI e.V.) in all labour law mattersPermanent advice and representation of a shoe store operating throughout Germany in all labour law matters until its merger in October 2019Terra Grün GmbH, insolvency administratorTransferring restructuring (asset sale) production company with relocation and transfer of operationsArbitral procedures / enforcement of claims against ca. 100 companies in five countries for a German insolvency administrator (commodity futures)Biogas Lichterfelde, out-of-court restructuring of the company, Advising/TrusteeshipsPrint 64 GmbH (production), insolvency administratorAdvising/representing of notable Berlin’s restaurants in crisis situationsDefense against damage claims between 20 Mio. EUR and 71 Mio. EUR vis-à-vis supervisory board members of a German entityExpert hearings: Designated expert for voidable transactions under German insolvency law, invited to the Committee on Legal Affairs to the German Federal Parliament in 2016 – nominated by the Federal Association of the German Industrial Companies (BDI)Bauunternehmen Schenk GmbH, insolvency administratorTransferring restructuring (asset sale) of metal companyDefending a financial service provider against claims asserted by a German insolvency administrator (insolvency an banking law)BINZ Ambulance- und Umwelttechnik GmbH, 130 employees, sale to the Thai RMA Group, Insolvency administrationAgro Handel GmbH & Co KG (trading), insolvency administratorComprehensive advice and representation of a British insolvency administrator in Germany with regard to his claims in the context of the EUInsVO, dispute in German forced sale proceedingsAdvisor to Tectum group (call-center operator with over 3,000 employees) and Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) of TECTUM Professional Services GmbH, Gelsenkirchen: restructuring through protective shield proceedings (§ 270 b InsO) via insolvency planIndustrial site restructuring: Advised M&A project and structured a trust management model re. the future development of the siteManfred Berndt GmbH & Co KG, insolvency administratorRestructuring of the management level at lighting manufacturerDefending a private client against claims for damages (nine-figure amount)NextiraOne Deutschland GmbH, 800 employees, Sec. 270a InsO, protective shield procedings, restructuring by way of insolvency plan, Debtor in possessionPantim Holzagentur GmbH (trading), insolvency administratorRepresentation of insolvency administrator in disputes regarding complex contractual structures with parties entitled to segregation rights and rights to separate satisfaction, in particular regarding a suppliers pool in agricultural sectorAdvisor to RT-group, Leipzig: 220 employees, restructuring through debtor in possession proceedings (§ 270 a InsO) via insolvency planInsolvency proceedings of customers and strategic suppliers: Hock-group, Schöller-Electronics, Prokon, QimondaNationwide legal representation for court proceedings of the largest development bank in Germany in connection with medium-sized business and start-ups as well as student and education loansSKB Schmerzklinik Berlin GmbH, insolvency administratorOperation of various industrial bakeries, use of insolvency plans as restructuring toolOperation of various automotive suppliers, reorganized via asset sale to SPV (transferring restructuring)Operation of a copper foundry, reorganized via asset sale to SPV (transferring restructuring)Operation of a copper rolling mill, reorganized via asset sale to SPV (transferring restructuring)Operation of a cleaning company, use of insolvency plan as restructuring toolOperation of non-profit organizations, use of insolvency plans as restructuring toolOperation of (dental) surgeries, use of insolvency plans as restructuring toolOperation of a temporary work agency, reorganized via asset sale to SPV (transferring restructuring)Operation of an international logistics company, reorganized via asset sale to SPV (transferring restructuring)Operation of various metal and steel engineering companies, reorganized via asset sale to SPV (transferring restructuring)Advising insolvency administrators e.g. of bread & butter GmbH & Co. KG in the sale of retail division (Asset Deal) and in connection with insolvency planVarious lawsuits on behalf of insolvency administrators regarding the enforcement of insolvency claimsDefense against administrator’s insolvency contestation actions (FlexStrom AG) regarding claims of an overall volume of approx. 68 million EuroRestructuring of a German personnel service provider through insolvency plan (460 employees)Consulting of a pan-European company in the restructuring by spinning-off loss-making sectionsA-Company: Restructuring of an international film licensing company through insolvency plan in an international contextManagement of restructuring cases in insolvency proceedingInsolvency administration of insolvency proceedings of different sizes, varying in the sector of transferring restructurings (distressed M&A), insolvency plans, liquidations, also in an international environment (branch of automotive suppliers, synthetic material industry, business of property development, hotel- and gastronomy business, craft producers, agricultural business etc.)Numerous insolvency proceedings concerning physicians and pharmacistsThomas Niclas die Dachdecker GmbH, insolvency administratorRing Vier Business Media GmbH & Co. KG, insolvency administratorOHS Aviation Services GmbH, insolvency trusteeModeinstitut Berlin GmbH, insolvency administratorHOSEMA GmbH Hotelservice- und Management GmbH, insolvency administratorFleischerei Hoffmann, insolvency administratorAlpha Travel Consultants GmbH, insolvency administratorLegal advice to and representation of the management of „A10“ Einkaufszentrum Wildau S.á.r.l. & Co. KG, envia Partner Elektromontagen GmbH, Luxodo GmbH, SMP GmbH, SET GmbH, Metallbau Lenk GmbH, „Untere Oder“ Tiefbau GmbH, Windolph Bauunternehmung GmbH against their insolvency administrators and trusteesAsserting claims against 150 fund investors of IKAR Immobilienfonds 18 GbRLegal advice to and representation of creditors against the insolvency administrators of Biostrom Energiesysteme GmbH, BLUB Badeparadies GmbH, DIG Deutsche Immobilien- und Grundbesitz AG, Ex Oriente Lux AG, Global Financial Invest AG, IBL Innovative Berlin Laser GmbHAsserting claims against the management of AE Photonics GmbH, AQUA LIGRO GmbH & Co. KG, Central Europe Hotel Lease GmbH, FIRST GLAS GmbH, Sonderfahrzeugbau Ilmenau Abwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (previously operating under the name of BINZ Ambulance- und Umwelttechnik GmbH), Brendel Ingenieure AG, getgoods.de AG, Infernum AG, Theranetz GmbH, G.H.S. Global Hanseatic Shipping GmbH & Co. KG, Secuware Deutschland GmbH, STEUDAT GmbH, TENDENCE BAU GmbH, Walter Sperlich GmbH & Co. Giesserei KGForced administration of hotels, fitness centers, commercial real estate, residential and commercial buildings„cold administration“ for various banking institutionsGaza Holzhandels GmbH, insolvency administratorDiakonische Integhrationsbetriebe Dortmund Bochum Lünen gGmbH, insolvency administratorAll-Infra GmbH, insolvency administratorHolzknechts Gaststätten Betriebs GmbH, insolvency administratorKS Kanalsanierung Siegerland GmbH, insolvency administratorWOBEV GmbH & Co. KG, insolvency administratorWOBEV Wohnungswirtschaftliche Beratung und Verwaltung GmbH, insolvency administratorCossis GmbH, insolvency administratorFleischerei Köster GmbH, insolvency administratorTKL Transport & Küchenlogistik GmbH, insolvency administratorAdvice for shareholders of a company in the restructuring by spinning-off loss-making sections (construction industry)Defense against administrator’s insolvency contestation actions (FlexStrom AG) regarding claims of an overall volume of approx. 68 million EuroInsolvency plan to enable a natural person a fresh start (restructuing of debt of about 40 million Euro)Advice to an insolvency administrator (group of companies) regarding defense against rights of separation in connection with a complex collateral structure (insurance and real estate)Sales out of insolvency for insolvency administrators (e.g. aquaculture, agricultural engines, food, laundry company)Various lawsuits regarding the enforcement of and defense against insolvency claimsRestructuring of a company through insolvency plan (steel industry)Operation of various companies and individual enterprises, including insolvency payments to employees and y restructurings through asset sales in insolvency (transferring restructuring)Consultation of a pharmaceutical company (CC-pharma) restructuring the personnel to avoid insolvency proceedings; staff reduction of over 100; negotiations with workers’ council on balance of interests and social planConsultation of a company during the preliminary insolvency proceeding (Zahnradwerk Pritzwalk) with staff reduction of around 60 employees; negotiations with workers’ council and trade union about balance of interests and implementation of a transfer companyConsultation of the insolvency administrator regarding to the shutdown of a company (Walter Sperlich GmbH); Processing the formal requirements for giving notice of the termination (negotiations with the workers’ council on balance of interests and social plan, notification of collective redundancies)Consultation of different insolvency administrators on enforcement of contestation claimsEuroMaint Rail AB Group (Sweden): Sale and restructuring of the German subsidiary EuroMaint Rail GmbH with five factories in GermanyA-Company Film Licensing International GmbH: Financial restructuring through an insolvency plan procedure with a multinational approach. The Berlin-based company is regarded as the leading film retailer in the Eastern European marketOne of the top 5 German publishing groups: ongoing advice in all matters of insolvency law (creditor advice)The largest privately-owned railway company active in Germany: ongoing advice on all issues of insolvency lawAdvising several Start-up investors on financing rounds and in crisis situa-tions of various investmentsNon Performing Loan, sale and purchase for different national and international Banks and InvestorsAdvice to different Loan Servicers with respect to restructuring and enforcement of loans in a national and international environmentPurchase out of insolvency for international investors (e.g. Steel and Automotive Industry)Restructuring of the German companies in an international environment (e.g. branch of an international machine manufacturer, an internationally distributing dairy)Advise to a Canadian Insolvency Administrator with respect to his relationship to the German closed end fundsAdvise to an Investor with respect to various of his investments in RetailAdvise to various national and international active companies in case of an insolvency of any of their contractual partnersChief Restructuring Officer (CRO) of a company specialized in logistics, 100 employees, insolvency under debtor in possession, financial recovery via insolvency planAdvice to a mid-sized manufacturer of salmon and caviar with 100 employees, insolvency under debtor in possession, purchase out of insolvency, negotiations with leading German banks about a dip financingAdvice to a mid-sized security company with 450 employees, insolvency under debtor in possession, financial recovery via insolvency planPurchase out of insolvency of the “Hartmann-group”, an insurance broker with about 90 employees and agentsPurchase out of insolvency of the Besser GmbH, subsidiary of an US-manufacturer of special machinery for concrete treatment with 90 employeesContinuation of various companies in the areas of food, automotive, metal and steel engineering, hotels and restaurants, non-profitNegotiation and draft of asset deals with purchase price volume of several millions in bankruptcy casesAutomotive supplier industry, e.g. Key Plastics, Reum, Geiger, DG HeidenauMedia: Frankfurter Rundschau, CineMedia Film AG, Frame-pool AGRenewable Energies/plant manufacturer, e.g. SiC Processing, QCells, Fuhrländer, Agraferm, MageSolar AG, SiTec / Centrotherm;real estate/construction business: several international banks on the execution of their German real estate portfolio; Zapf GmbHWater Treatment, e.g. memsys groupmaintenance: advising the seller of EuroMaint GmbH to a Lux-embourg-based financial investorNationwide representation of, and claim enforcement for, a group of banks (funding of a real estate investment trust).Enforcement of claims under syndicated loans and SWAP agreements against investors in a closed property fund (700 cases)Enforcement of claims of German saving and cooperative banks as well as claims of medium-sizes companies in areas of civil, bank and economic lawAnalysis and enforcement of claims of insolvency administrators (particularly contestation claims) as well as malpractice claims vis-à-vis managing directorsAdvising a junior creditor in a pre-pack restructuring under English law (Re Christophorus 3 Limited [2014] EWHC 1162 (Ch))Advising a film licensing company on the applicability of German insolvency law in insolvency proceedings opened abroadAdvising on various matters regarding foreign and international corporate law and insolvency law, including appointment of directors, share purchase agreements, and determination of COMIInsolvency plan to enable a natural person a fresh start (restructuing of debt of about 40 million Euro)Advice to an insolvency administrator (group of companies) regarding defense against rights of separation in connection with a complex collateral structure (insurance and real estate)Memorandum on the implications of the reformed §104 InsO on the ISDA Master AgreementsAdvising a film licensing company on the applicability of German insolvency law in insolvency proceedings opened abroadAdvising on various matters regarding foreign and international corporate law and insolvency law, including appointment of directors, share purchase agreements, and determination of COMIRestructured a print-on-demand company as CEO during a debtor in possession proceedingAdvised a strategic investor on acquiring an insolvent security company with over 2,000 employeesAdvised and represented a private investor on the liquidation of a “Esch-Fond” of Privatbank Sal. OppenheimAE Photonics GmbH, insolvency administratorAdvised and represent an international investment fund as main creditor in an important insolvency proceeding regarding the solar industryTurmvilla e. V., insolvency administratorTMS Event GmbH, insolvency administratorM & G Intercon GbR, insolvency administratorAdvise to certification-company and representation in an insolvency proceedingAdvise to private-equity company in distressed M&APost M&A litigation or legal liability topics regarding insolvent divestitures: Gigaset or BenQ, FEAG Erlangen, i-centerAdvising an international automotive supplier company regarding to dispute resolution.Advice to a producer of spirits on its distressed M&A transactionAdvice on the restructuring for a large store chain

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AI and the Law – Tom Braegelmann / Legal Tech – lecture series, University of Passau 6. Lecture, January 7, 2019Restrukturierung ohne Stigma der Insolvenz: Neues EU-Recht ermöglicht Sanierungen mit Gläubigermehrheit von 75 Prozent. In: Börsen-Zeitung, 05.01.2019, 9 (together with Dr. Georg Bernsau).President of German Finance Regulator: Blockchain has potential to fundamentally change financial markets – Legal Tech Blog, June 13, 2018More
Der klügere Vertrag vollstreckt sich selbst. Digitalität des Vertragswesens mit Smart Contracts und Digital Assets: Wechsel des juristischen Betriebssystems? In: Rethinking:Law 2018, 34EU Digital Company Law: Online Founding of Companies within 5 days – Legal Tech Blog, 2 Mai 2018Chance für ein Superdigitalonlinegericht? Bayern gründet das Bayerische Oberste Landesgericht (BayObLG) neu – Legal Tech Blog, 20. April 2018Legal Tech für Alle!, in: Breidenbach/Glatz – Rechtshandbuch Legal Tech, C.H. BECK, 2018The Digital Judiciary, LR, 2 January 2018, Page 1, I to 1, VIOnline-Streitbeilegung (Online Dispute Resolution – ODR), in: Hartung/Bues/Halbleib – Legal Tech – Die Digitalisierung des Rechtsmarkts, C.H. BECK / Vahlen, 2018Can Legal Tech minimize Legal Disputes and Risks? Legal Tech Blog, 9. November 2017Lectures on various topics concerning German insolvency law, most recently:German LegalTech: Specific Challenges in Legal Practice/Theory? Legal Tech Blog, 2. März 2016„Crisis and insolvency of start-up companies, including the review of the closed license agreements under insolvency law“, Insolvenzrecht 2017/2018, Deutscher Sparkassenverlag, 5. Ed. 2017, co-publisher and co-authorModerne Onlinegerichte: Ein Reformvorschlag aus dem Vereinigten Königreich – Vorbild für die Digitalisierung des Deutschen Insolvenzrechts? ZInsO 2016, 950.„The Future of the Profession of Insolvency Administrators between the Poles of Market Changes and Creditors‘ Interests“, Insolvenzrecht 2015/2016, Deutscher Sparkassenverlag, 4. Ed. 2015, co-publisher and co-authorInsolvenzabhängige Lösungsklauseln im Visier des BGH, KSI 2013, 259. Zitiert vom BGH, Urt. v. 7.4.2016 – VII ZR 56/15, NJW 2016, 1945, 1947.“Change of Control” by Insolvency Plan Procedure – Improved Chances for the Shareholder and Investors due to ESUG“, Betriebs-Berater 2014, issue 32Umgang mit kritischen Gesellschaftern in der Unternehmenskrise. Zum erweiterten Blockadespielraum von GmbH-Gesellschaftern bei der Umsetzung von Sanierungsmaßnahmen. KSI 2013, 197, together with Andreas Ziegenhagen.„Hidden Opportunities for Investors – ESUG Makes Insolvent Companies More Interesting for Investors“, Betriebs-Berater 2013, issue 50“Chilling effect?” Gefährdet die Rechtsprechung zur Insolvenzfestigkeit von Lizenzverträgen den Wirtschafts- und Forschungsstandort Deutschland? ZInsO 2012, 629; zugleich Besprechung des Urteils des LG München I v. 9.2.2012 – 7 O 1906/11, ZInsO 2012, 651.Collaboration on the essay by Paul H. Silverman: Foreign Representative’s Use of U.S. Bankruptcy Court. An Introduction to Chapter 15, U.S. Bankruptcy Code Law with Annotations of Significant U.S. Court Decisions. In: Sanierung und Insolvenz. Festschrift für Klaus Hubert Görg zum 70. Beck 2010, 455–472.Schneider/Kramer, New Insolvency Law for Group of Companies in Germany: Proceedings More Effective Through Mediation, in: Betriebs-Berater 2018, Booklet 13/14, Side 713 ff.Das Amended Google Book Settlement – Welche deutschen Bücher fallen immer noch darunter? In: Kunst und Recht (KUR) 2009, 187-192.Deutschland: Der (immer bessere) Sanierungsstandort, erschienen in: Ausgabe Juli 2017 der Zeitschrift „maturus aktuell“Warum erfasst das Google Book Settlement Bücher aus Deutschland?, in: Kunst und Recht (KUR) 2009, 135-144.„Is Germany to become the most attractive place for business restructurings?“, Insolvency and Restructuring International (Journal), November 2016Copyright Law in and under the Constitution: A Comparison between American and German Constitutional Copyright Law. In: 27 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 99 (2009).Anspruch auf Umwandlung von genehmigten Arztanstellungen in Zulassungen nach „Auflösung“ eines MVZ, Anm. zu BSG, Urteil v. 11.10.2017 – B 6 KA 27/16 R, NZI 2018, 616 ff. (with K. Machatschek)Cranshaw/Michel/Paulus (Hrsg.), Bankenkommentar zur InsO, Co-Autor, Finanz Colloquium Heidelberg, 3. Auflage 2016English Translation: Metall auf Metall (Kraftwerk, et al. v. Moses Pelham, et al.), Decision of the German Federal Supreme Court no. I ZR 112/06, dated November 20, 2008, in: 56 Journal of the Copyright Society 1017 (2009) (together with Neil Conley).Bankruptcy Remoteness – Die “Insolvenzferne” des SPV bei ABS – Transaktionen in den USA, RIW 3/2008, 104 ff.„Neues Gesetz für die Sanierung von Unternehmen in Polen“ – ein Vorbild für Deutschland? – Co-Autor mit Mirco Weber (JP Weber, Polen), Rechtsboard Handels-blatt, 27.01.2016Co-author of „Crisis and insolvency of start-up companies, including the review of the closed license agreements under insolvency law“, published in Insolvenzrecht 2017/2018, Deutscher Sparkassenverlag, 5. Ed. 2017Nestlé Schweiz AG v. Masterfoods AG; Swiss Federal Supreme Court, No. 4P.222/2006, Decision of December 21, 2006, in: 26 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 623 (2008) (together with Neil Conley).Co-author of „The Future of the Profession of Insolvency Administrator between the Poles of Market Changes and Creditors‘ Interests“, published in Insolvenzrecht 2015/2016, Deutscher Sparkassenverlag, 4. Ed. 2015Schneider/Höpfner, Die Sanierung von Konzernen durch Eigenverwaltung und Insolvenzplan, in: Betriebs-Berater 2012, Heft 2, Seite 87 ff.Von „Walrave und Koch“ über „Bosman“ zu „Simutenkov“: Ausländerbeschränkungen in der Fußball-Bundesliga im Lichte der Rechtsprechung des EuGH: ein Plädoyer für eine Regelung auf EU-Ebene als Ausgleich zwischen Grundfreiheiten und sportspezifischen Besonderheiten, mit Rainer Vetter, in: Vetter, Rainer/ Sander Gerald /Hg.): Regelungswut in der EU – Wahrheit oder Mythos? Zur Regelungsdichte in Europa anhand ausgewählter Fallbeispiele, Logos 2007.Anspruch auf Umwandlung von genehmigten Arztanstellungen in Zulassungen nach „Auflösung“ eines MVZ, Anm. zu BSG, Urteil v. 11.10.2017 – B 6 KA 27/16 R, NZI 2018, 616 ff. (with Dr. Linkert)The safeguarding of the debtor´s assets in Czech and German opening proceedingsSeveral publications on copyright law (co-authorship Dr. Stefan Haupt)Verfilmungs- und Filmmanuskriptvertrag – Die Vertragsgestaltung von Autoren in der Filmproduktion im deutschen und US-amerikanischen Recht, Peter Lang, 2011Several publications on copyright law (co-authorship Dr. Stefan Haupt)Lectures to various different topics on German insolvency LawDie „Insolvenz in der Eigenverwaltung“ – auf die richtige Vorbereitung kommt es an, in: Betriebs-Berater 2015, Heft 50, Seite 3017Lecture on defense against insolvency contestation matters from a bank’s point of viewDie neue Insolvenzrechtsreform (ESUG), 1. Aufl. 2012Zulässigkeit eines von dem Gesellschafter einer führungslosen GmbH gestellten Insolvenzantrags, jurisPR Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht 12/2016 (Urteilsbesprechung)Nutzungsentgelt bei Gebrauchsüberlassung durch (mittelbare) Gesellschafter in Krise und Insolvenz der Gesellschaft, jurisPR Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht 6/2016 (Urteilsbesprechung)Die Eigenverwaltung ausschließende Umstände i.S.d. § 270 Abs. 2 Nr. 2 InsO, jurisPR Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht 3/2014 (Urteilsbesprechung)„Die Tötungshemmschwelle als Indiz zur Begründung bedingten Vorsatzes“, “Strafrecht in Forschung und Praxis” Band 228, Verlag Dr. Kovac, 2012Bald kein Mauerblümchen mehr – Die Eigenverwaltung im Insolvenzverfahren, in: Jahrbuch Restrukturierung 2011Einkommenssteuer als Masseverbindlichkeit bei Auflösung einer Rückstellung, Praxiskommentar zum BFH-Urteil vom 18.05.2010 – XI R 60/08, in: Betriebs-Berater 2010, Heft 42, Seite 2551Eine Stilblüte des Sparzwangs – das neue alte Fiskusprivileg im Insolvenzverfahren, in: Betriebs-Berater 2010, Heft 35, Seite 1Feststellungsbescheid über eine bestandskräftige Steuerfestsetzung im Insolvenzverfahren, Praxiskommentar zum BFH-Urteil vom 23.02.2010 – XI R 48/07, in: Betriebs-Berater 2010, Heft 31, Seite 1836Insolvenz als Chance – Wege aus der Krise, erschienen in: Dezemberausgabe 2008 der Zeitschrift „Der neue Kämmerer“Das Schicksal schwebender Verfahren des Insolvenzschuldners, Dissertation, Nomos Verlag 2007Masseverbindlichkeit oder Insolvenzforderung – Zur Einordnung der Kosten eines vom Insolvenzverwalter nach Verfahrenseröffnung fortgesetzten Prozesses, Zeitschrift für das gesamteInsolvenzrecht (ZInsO), 2007, Seite 569ff.Insolvenzrecht, Lehrbuch aus der Reihe „Prüfe Dein Wissen“, gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Ulrich Ehricke und Dr. Kristof Biehl, Beck Verlag 2007Lectures to various different topics on international and German insolvency Law as well as restructuring related matters for inter alia LMA, DDC Financial Group, R3 and the University for Applied Sciences in BerlinCompendium Insolvency Law in Europe – International Insolvency Law and chosen European Legislations, Co-author, edited by Kindler/Nachmann, first edition, pub-lisher C.H. Beck Munich, 2009Conflicts between WTO Rules an core labour standards, thesis, publisher LexisNexis ARD Orac, 2008Das neue Verbraucherinsolvenzverfahren nach der Insolvenzrechtsreform, Mitherausgeberin und Co-Autorin, 1. Auflage, HDS-Verlag 2014Commentary on „GmbH in a crisis“, in: Gottwald, Insolvenzrechtshandbuch, Verlag C.H.Beck, 5th edit. (2016)Commentary on International Insolvency Law, ibid., 4th edit. (2010) und 5th edit. (2016)Commentary on insolvency-related and liquidation-related provisions including but not limited to obligations of the man-aging directors and shareholder financing, in: Saenger/Inhester, Handkommentar GmbHG, Nomos-Verlag, 1st edit. (2010), 2nd edit. (2013) und 3rd edit. (2016)Practitioner´s handbook for protective shield proceedings, RWS-VerlagLecturer and panelist on different corporate/insolvency law topics„Liability trap Phishing – a case-by-case decision“ (Bankmagazin)„Online-Banking – the correct approach with PIN and Tan“ (Mainzer Allgemeine Zeitung)Regular publications of articles on topical legal issues in regional newspapersGore-Browne on EU Company Law (general editor), Bristol: Jordans 2010-2017Die Außenhaftung von Emissionskonsortien [Liability of Underwriting Syndicates in Public Offerings], Berlin, New York: De Gruyter 2009Diffusion of Regulatory Innovations: The Case of Corporate Governance Codes, Journal of Institutional Economics, 2017, 13(2), 271-303Costs of Separation: Friction between Company and Insolvency Law in the Single Market (with Edmund-Philipp Schuster), Journal of Corporate Law Studies 2014, 14(2), 287-332The Evolving Structure of Directors’ Duties in Europe (with Edmund-Philipp Schuster), European Business Organization Law Review 2014, 15(2), 191-233United in Diversity. Maximum vs. minimum harmonisation in EU securities regulation, Capital Markets Law Journal 2012, 7(3), 317-342Shareholders between the Market and the State. The VW Law and Other Interventions in the Market Economy, Common Market Law Review 2012, 49(1), 97-143Resolution and Insolvency of Banks and Financial Institutions (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2016), xxxvii + 531 pp.Konkretisierungskompetenz und Konkretisierungsmethoden im Europäischen Privatrecht [Interpretation and Application of Open-Textured Norms in European Private Law – Jurisdiction and Legal Reasoning] (Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009), xxii + 538 pp.Global Solutions, in M. Haentjes and B.Wessels (eds), Research Handbook on Cross-Border Bank Recovery and Resolution (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2017).Corporate Law after Brexit, (2016) 27 King’s Law Journal 431-441.The EU Resolution Toolbox, in M. Haentjes and B.Wessels (eds), Research Handbook on Crisis Management in the Banking Sector (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2015) 81-102.Corporate Insolvency Law in the 21st Century – State imposed or market based? (2014) 14 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 1-38.Directive 93/13 and the Price Term Exemption: A Comparative Analysis in Light of the Market for Lemons Rationale, (2011) 60 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 933-963.England and Wales, in Peter Kindler & Josef Nachmann (eds.), Handbuch Insolvenzrecht in Europa [Handbook Insolvency Law in Europe] (Munich: C.H. Beck 2010) 144 pp.Lectures and publications on various aspects of insolvency law and impacts of digitalization on restructuring practiceAbout the prove of the timely payment of a court’s advance for insolvency proceedings in the case of a disputed claim; Decision of LG Dessau-Roßlau dated 18.12.2015, ref .: 8 T 154/15 in: EWiR 2016, 475 (with Heiko Schaefer)“Change of Control” by Insolvency Plan Procedure – Improved Chances for the Shareholder and Investors due to ESUG, Betriebs-Berater 2014, issue 32About the prove of the timely payment of a court’s advance for insolvency proceedings in the case of a disputed claim; Decision of LG Dessau-Roßlau dated 18.12.2015, ref .: 8 T 154/15 in: EWiR 2016, 475 (with Dr. Christian Heintze)The affiliation of the right of residence as limited personal servitude to the insolvency mass; Decision of the Munich Higher Regional Court of Munich dated 14.09.2010 (Note: 34 Wx 72/10), in EWiR 2011, p. 223The acknowledgment of the right to vote for claims of the (insolvent) partner of the debtor for repayment of capital-replacing claims; Decision of the regional court Dresden dated 2.5.2006 (ref.: 550 IN 2324/05), in EWiR 2006, p.629Schneider/Kramer, New Insolvency Law for Group of Companies in Germany: Proceedings More Effective Through Mediation, in: Betriebs-Berater 2018, Booklet 13/14, Side 713 ff.Commentary on „GmbH in a crisis“, in: Gottwald, Insolvenzrechtshandbuch, Verlag C.H.Beck, 6th edit. (upcoming 2019)“Legal protection problems in the citizens’ petition”, dissertation

Memberships:

Registered Association of lnsolvency AdministratorsNIVD Neue Insolvenzverwaltervereinigung Deutschlands e.V.Chairman of the Examination Board for obtaining the title of “Certified Insolvency Law Specialist” at the Brandenburg Bar AssociationMore
Board Member of Wustrauer Arbeitskreis Insolvenzrecht e.V. Potsdam (Working Committee on Insolvency Law of Wustrau, Potsdam)Working Committee on Insolvency Law of Berlin/BrandenburgCorresponding Advisory Board of “Deutsche Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Insolvenzrecht” (DZWiR) (German Review of Business and Insolvency Law)Working Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationWorking Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationVID Verband Insolvenzverwalter Deutschland e.V. (Registered Association of lnsolvency Administrators)Forum Insolvenzrecht (Forum on Insolvency Law)Berlin-Brandenburger Arbeitskreis für Insolvenzrecht e.V. (Working Committee on Insolvency Law of Berlin/Brandenburg)Working Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationIGZ Interessengemeinschaft Zwangsverwaltung (Interest Group for forced administration)INSOL EuropeNIVD Neue Insolvenzverwaltervereinigung Deutschlands e.V.Industrieclub Potsdam „Christian Peter Wilhelm Beuth“ e.V.IBA International Bar AssociationNIVD Neue Insolvenzverwaltervereinigung Deutschlands e.V.Arbeitskreis für Insolvenzwesen Köln e.V.Berlin-Brandenburger Arbeitskreis für Insolvenzrecht e.V. (Working Committee on Insolvency Law of Berlin/Brandenburg)Berlin Lawyers AssociationGerman Bar AssociationLeipziger Insolvenzrechtsforum e.V.German Bar AssociationBerlin Lawyers AssociationDresden Lawyers AssociationPotsdamer Juristische Gesellschaft e. V.Interessengemeinschaft Zwangsverwaltung e.V.Norddeutsches InsolvenzrechtsforumWorking Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationArbeitskreis „Sanierung und Insolvenzverwaltung“ des Steuerberater-Verband KölnArbeitskreis für Insolvenzwesen Köln e.V.Working Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationWorking Group for Law Firm Management with the German Bar AssociationWorking Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationGerman Bar AssociationWorking Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationINSOL InternationalINSOL EuropeAmerican Bankruptcy InstituteInternational Association of Procedural LawArbeitskreis für Insolvenzwesen Köln e.V.German Bar AssociationINSOL EuropeTMA Turnaround Management Association Germany (TMA Deutschland e.V.)European Legal Technology Association (ELTA)IBA International Bar AssociationVID Verband Insolvenzverwalter Deutschland e.V. (Registered Association of lnsolvency Administrators)taxOS – Alumni und Förderer der Steuerwissenschaften Osnabrück e.V.Dresdner Juristische Gesellschaft e.V.NIVD Neue Insolvenzverwaltervereinigung Deutschlands e.V.Dresdner Juristische Gesellschaft e.V.Leipziger Insolvenzrechtsforum e.V.Working Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationGerman Bar AssociationWorking Group on Insolvency Law and Reorganisation in the German Bar AssociationGerman Private Insolvency Law Day e.V.

Other activities:

2004 – 2010 Lecturer at the Academy of Commerce in Bavaria for prospective business economists (IHK) since 2003 Member of the Board of the Frankfurt Bar Association since 2005 Arbitrator at the conciliation office of the Frankfurt a.M. Bar Association Various activities as appointed liquidator of law firms