Tag Archives: insolvency

How will StaRUG help German companies address the impact of COVID-19?

by Frank Grell and Dr. Nils Röver Looking back at the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit many companies hard and amplified disruptive trends in various sectors. In addition to other measures to address COVID-19 impact on businesses, Germany has made significant progress toward international best practices for restructuring: StaRUG — known as … Continue Reading

Legal Update: Mitigation of Clawback and Liability Risks for COVID-19 Era Financings in Germany

by Frank Grell, Dr. Jörn Kowalewski, Dr. Ulrich Klockenbrink The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) is currently finalizing the law to mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in civil, insolvency, and criminal proceedings with extraordinary commitment. It shall be adopted less than two weeks after the beginning of the extensive restrictions on public … Continue Reading

Legal Update – COVID-19: Immediate Measures to Gain State Aid Financing (KfW Credit et al)

by Frank Grell, Dr. Jörn Kowalewski, Dr. Ulrich Klockenbrink Due to the already existing and upcoming multiple business challenges caused by COVID-19, there will be a strong demand for additional financing throughout the German and European economy. The German government announced on 13 March 2020 that “unlimited funds” will be provided and “all weapons” will … Continue Reading

Legal Update – COVID-19: The four pillar protective governmental shield for Germany

German government introduces a series of measures to mitigate fallout for companies and their employees. by Rainer Wilke, Dr. Natalie Daghles, Dr. Tobias Leder, Joachim Grittmann, Dr. Ulrich Klockenbrink, Dr. Thomas Fox The German Federal Ministry of Finance and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy have announced a protective shield for employees and companies in Germany in … Continue Reading