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Our German restructuring team has experts in banking, capital markets and corporate law as well as employment and tax law. It advises banks and corporate entities on cross-border reorganisations, restructurings and insolvency proceedings.

We are developing innovative solutions and products to provide the best advice to lenders and borrowers in crisis or near insolvency within an international and increasingly complex market. As part of the worldwide restructuring group we work with colleagues in the world's financial centres as an international team, setting new standards in cross-border work-outs and restructurings.

Restructuring involves many stakeholders and solutions often need to be implemented quickly. We know how to deal with these challenges and run the transaction as adviser to a steering committee on the lenders’ side or in pushing for a solution on the borrower’s side.

Our team belongs to the leading practices for Restructuring & Insolvency in Germany.

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Publications: 31 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: temporary suspension of obligation to file for insolvency in Germany

From announcement to law With unprecedented speed, the legislation only proposed by the Federal Government on 16 March 2020 temporarily suspending the obligation to file for insolvency proceedings for…

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Covid-19

Publications: 31 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Access to new debt and equity during the corona crisis

Fundamental changes for restructuring and shareholder loans

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Covid-19

Publications: 31 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Temporary suspension of the obligation to file for insolvency proceedings

From announcement to law With unprecedented speed, the legislation only proposed by the Federal Government on 16 March 2020 temporarily suspending the obligation to file for insolvency proceedings for…

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Publications: 16 MARCH 2020

Airline insolvencies in Germany: Questions and challenges for aircraft lessors

Airlines under pressure The market for airlines is under extreme competitive pressure. We have seen some recent examples of European airlines that have gone into insolvency proceedings (Air Berlin,…

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Overview of our expertise in restructuring and insolvency

Allen & Overy’s Restructuring team consists of experts in banking and corporate law as well as employment, tax and international capital markets law, and advises banks and corporate entities on cross‑border reorganisations, restructurings and insolvency proceedings involving any practice group required for the relevant restructuring.

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Adapting to change: Restructuring and insolvency in 2018

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” So said Stephen Hawking in one of his best-known quotations. If this is right, restructuring professionals will need to be particularly clever, nimble and inventive in the forthcoming year.