Contact person: Schultze & Braun
Dr Christoph von Wilcken
Attorney at Law in Germany
  • Position

With Schultze & Braun since 2009.
Business sector: Restructuring Consulting and International Business Recovery / Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvencies.
Specialising in: insolvency and company law.

  • Main Focus

Advising the management of a hotelportfolio in finance restructuring by establishment of an insolvency plan.
Advising the producer of solar cells in terms of insolvency preparation.
Advising investors in the restructuring of a real estate portfolio; evaluation of the juridical position within the documentation of finances.
Advising the insolvency administrator/CRO of a multinational automotive supplier with respect to cross-border insolvency matters.
Advising the management of a multi-national group (chemical industry) in the financial restructuring via a US-Chapter 11 proceeding with respect to its Germany affiliates, especially liability risks for the general management.
Advising a creditor based in London concerning the insolvency proceeding of a German shipbuilder.
Transfer of shares in real estate companies, which were part of the estate of an insolvency proceeding, to Anglo-Saxon investors.
Advising an association in order to maintain its common public interest and to defend against criminal allegations.
Advising shareholders of an insolvent automotive supplier concerning claims for damages
against The Free State of Saxony in the context of allocation of state grants.

  • Professional Career

From 2000 to 2003 attorney at law with Andersen Legal (Arthur Andersen) as well as E&Y Law (Ernst & Young), Berlin, Service-Line Corporate M&A.
From 2004 to 2009 attorney at law with Dr. Weiland and Partner, Hamburg, business sector: insolvency administration, conduct of cases, insolvency-related consulting.

  • Education

Studied science of law at the Universities of Bonn and Kiel.
Doctorate studies: „The reform efforts regarding the cooperative law in the early period of the German Federal Republic”.

  • Publications

Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvenzrecht und Unternehmenssanierung - Jahrbuch 2018, Achern 2017.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvenzrecht und Unternehmenssanierung - Jahrbuch 2016, Achern 2015.
Co-author of Flöther (publ.), Handbuch zum Konzerninsolvenzrecht, C.H. Beck Verlag, 2015.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvency and Restructuring in Germany - Yearbook 2014, Francfort/Main 2014.
Co-author of Richter/Timmreck (publ.), Effizientes Sanierungsmanagement, Schäffer/Poeschel, Stuttgart 2013.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvency and Restructuring in Germany - Yearbook 2013, Francfort/Main 2012.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvenzrecht und Unternehmenssanierung - Jahrbuch 2013, Frankfurt 2012.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvency and Restructuring in Germany - Yearbook 2012, Francfort/Main 2012.
Essays: Dr Christoph von Wilcken

  • Guest speaker and lecturer

"Releasing the brakes - The A.T.U. case", European Restructuring Day 2014, Noerr LLP, Frankfurt/Main, 05/2014.
"New Insolvency EU Reforms: International and 'Discharge & Fresh Start' Rules", AEA-EAL Annual Congress (European Association of Lawyers),  Barcelona, 06/2017.

Study group "insolvency law and reorganisation" of the German Lawyers' Association.
Berliner Steuergespräche (Tax forum, Berlin).
German Lawyers' Association (DAV).
TMA Turnaround Management Association UK.
German, English
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