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Dr Sven Prüfer


Frankfurt am Main

Pruefer Sven
Dr Sven Prüfer


Frankfurt am Main

Sven advises domestic and international enterprises, investors and financial institutions on national and cross-border M&A transactions as well as on complex restructuring matters and corporate questions. He regularly lectures on corporate law and insolvency, e.g. at the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany.



Frankfurt am Main

Allen & Overy LLP
Bockenheimer Landstraße 2
60306 Frankfurt am Main

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Admitted as Rechtsanwalt, Germany, 2003

Assessor, Germany, 2001

Referendar, Germany, 1997


LL.M., European Law, 2008

Dr iur, University of Potsdam, Germany, 2000

Second German Law Degree

First German Law Degree

Master, European Economic Law

Published work

Pruefer S., Seiler O. (2005) "Licht und Schatten der Ein-Euro-GmbH", Handelsblatt 23/03/2005

News & insights

Covid-19 COVInsAG

Publications: 30 DECEMBER 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Amendment to COVInsAG

Suspension of obligation to file for insolvency extended until 31 January 2021 – **Update December 2020**

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Publications: 10 NOVEMBER 2020

Act on the Stabilisation and Restructuring Framework for Businesses

A short bullet point summary of the new StaRUG-Scheme and a non-reliance translation of the draft bill for the StaRUG-Scheme from German into English based on the preliminary text of the new draft…

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Publications: 01 OCTOBER 2020

German scheme under the StaRUG (draft bill)

Germany uses the implementation of the EU directive to make a bold move: As from January 2021, German companies too can successfully carry out their restructurings with cram-down decisions, moratorium…

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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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