Homburger

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Switzerland
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Overview

Homburger has a dedicated team of specialists for restructuring and bankruptcy matters.

We advise clients in connection with solvent restructurings and all bankruptcy-related matters. The following are the main areas of our practice:

  • Advice to corporates and directors relating to restructurings and distressed refinancings;
  • Bankruptcy-related advice in corporate, commercial and financial market matters;
  • Representation of creditors in bankruptcy and resolution proceedings;
  • Representation of parties in bankruptcy-related litigation;
  • Representation of parties in proceedings concerning the recognition of foreign bankruptcy orders and coordination between foreign and domestic bankruptcy proceedings.  

Homburger has a strong bank recovery and resolution practice. Among other things, the team frequently advises on the implementation of Swiss recovery and resolution legislation and related transactions. Other recent work highlights include completion of the recognition of Kaupthing's composition plan by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA for which Homburger was awarded The American Lawyer Awards | Global Finance Deal of the Year (Private Restructuring) 2016.

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