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Restructuring/Insolvency - Germany
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Andreas is European Head of Dentons' Restructuring and Insolvency practice group. He covers the areas of financial restructuring, distressed M&A, insolvency, corporate and tax law. Andreas regularly acts as coordinator and representative for promissory note loan creditors (“Schuldscheindarlehensgläubiger”) and as double-sided trustee in distressed situations. In the framework of debtor-in-possession insolvency proceedings, Andreas acts as a fully authorized representative (“Chief Insolvency Officer”) for restructuring. He advises in particular on complex insolvency plan restructurings.
Dentons Partner since 2006; Haarmann, Hemmelrath & Partner – Head of Corporate Recovery and Insolvency Practice Group (Partner 2001-2005 and Associate 1997-2001); Freie Universität Berlin – Research Assistant Corporate Law (1995-1997).
TMA Germany, INSOL Europe, American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI).
Andreas has contributed to several books and published numerous articles on distressed M&A, financial restructuring, tax and insolvency law including preventive restructuring frameworks. Andreas is also editor-in-chief of the ZInsO FOKUS Sanierung, Wolters Kluwer Verlag (insolvency law magazine with the highest circulation in Germany).
Andreas is one of the few German lawyers who is both, a qualified accountant and a tax consultant.