Restructuring and Insolvency

For years VISCHER has advised and accompanied businesses in the field of restructuring and insolvency, in particular where cross border issues are involved. Our recognized specialists in restructuring and insolvency law cooperate with attorneys from other areas of law to provide comprehensive and cost-effective advice in crisis situations:

  • Advising businesses in crisis
  • Successful restructuring
  • Corporate finance
  • Advising corporate bodies on corporate and white collar law
  • Representation of creditors before and during insolvency
  • Labour law in restructuring and insolvency
  • From the creditor committee member to the liquidator


In financially critical situations the coordinated collaboration of specialists from a variety of areas of expertise is indispensable. Vischer's Restructuring and Insolvency team has the necessary expertise and wealth of experience to develop the best possible individual solutions for our clients in times of economic crisis.

Examples of our practical experience are:

Liquidator of Menag Energie AG in restructuring liquidation.

Member of the Creditors' Committee of Weidenareal Metall AG in restructuring liquidation.

Advising PricewaterhouseCoopers AG in its capacity as bankruptcy liquidator of Lehman Brothers Finance AG in liquidation. This includes the processing of commitments by the competing units, in particular derivatives, as well as a variety of intra-group transactions and transactions with third parties, legal advice on the preparation of the collocation plan, the assertion of assets and supporting the bankruptcy liquidator in negotiations with third parties and intra-group creditors, including the parent company Lehman Brothers Holding AG and Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in liquidation), the most important European subsidiary as well as representation in collocation processes.



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