Contact person: Insolvency Administration
Dr Ferdinand Kießner
Attorney at Law in Germany
Certified Accountant
  • Position

With Schultze & Braun since 1984.
Business sector: insolvency administration

  • Professional Career

Since 1986: appointed expert and insolvency administrator by the Insolvency Courts of Baden-Baden, Offenburg, Karlsruhe, Königstein, Rottweil, Hof.
1989: appointed Certified Accountant.
As of  2008: certified by the German Institute for currently practised insolvency law (DIAI - Deutsches Institut für angewandtes Insolvenzrecht) with the highest level of recognition AAA+.

  • Education

Studies in science of law and economics in Würzburg and Freiburg. First state examination in law in Freiburg.
Legal internship in Freiburg and Weil am Rhein, elective station at the German-South-African Chamber of Commerce in Johannesburg. Second state examination in law in Stuttgart.
Scientific assistant at the Max Planck Institute for External and International Law of Civil Procedure, Freiburg and doctoral thesis on a subject of penal law concerning business offences.

  • Publications (selection)

Co-author of Braun (publ.), Kommentar zur Insolvenzordnung (commentary on the Insolvency Code), 7th edition, Munich 2017.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvabilité et restructuration en Allemagne - Annuaire 2016, Achern 2015.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvency and Restructuring in Germany – Yearbook 2016, Achern 2015.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvenzrecht und Unternehmenssanierung - Jahrbuch 2016, Achern 2015.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Kommentar zur Insolvenzordnung (commentary on the Insolvency Code), 6th edition, Munich 2014.
Co-author of the specialist online module "Insolvenzrecht Plus" by C.H. Beck Verlag.
Kind/Kießner/Frank (publ.), Unternehmenskrisen - Der Jurist als Notarzt, Festschrift für Dr. Eberhard Braun zum 60. Geburtstag, München 2007 (Companies in Crisis - The Lawyer as Emergency Doctor), commemorative publication on the occasion of Dr. Eberhard Braun's 60th birthday, Munich 2007.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvabilité et restructuration en Allemagne - Annuaire, Frankfurt/M., yearly since 2006.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvency and Restructuring in Germany - Yearbook, Frankfurt/M., yearly since 2005.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvenzjahrbuch, Frankfurt/M., yearly since 2005.
Co-author of Wimmer (publ.) Frankfurter Kommentar zur Insolvenzordnung (commentary on the Insolvency Code), since 3rd edition 2001.
Co-author of Nerlich/Römermann (publ.), Kommentar zur Insolvenzordnung (commentary on the Insolvency Code), since 1999.
Essays: Dr Ferdinand Kießner

  • Guest speaker and lecturer

Lecturing and seminar activity for the new insolvency law for professional organisations, banks and for training in insolvency law.

Memberships
Study group "insolvency law and reorganisation" of the German Lawyers' Association.
Study group insolvency law Cologne.
Arbeitskreis Grundsätze Ordnungsgemäßer Insolvenzverordnung im VID.
German Lawyers' Association (DAV).
INSOL International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals.
German Insolvency Administrator's Association (VID).
Contact
You can contact us via our Contact form or compose an email to Dr Ferdinand Kießner via ed.arbuhcs@rensseiKF.