Company lawyers recommend PASCHEN for the sixth time in a row

In the current Kanzleimonitor 2021–2022 study by the German Institute for Legal Departments and Corporate Lawyers, PASCHEN Rechtsanwälte was again recommended as a leader in three areas.

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VAT: New EU e-commerce rules

The new VAT e-commerce rules bring a simple and uniform set of VAT rules for all businesses engaged in cross-border e-commerce (especially online sellers,  marketplaces/platforms as well as operators, couriers, customs, tax administrations and... read more

ECJ: avoidance of transactions in insolvency proceedings in cross-border business

In insolvency proceedings conducted in Germany, it is particularly easy for insolvency administrators to successfully assert claims against creditors by means of insolvency avoidance. This practice is based on the administrator-friendly insolvency case law... read more

Insolvency filing obligation in force again without restriction

Pursuant to Section 15a InsO or Section 42(2) BGB, the legal representatives of German corporations and associations are obliged to file an insolvency petition when their organization is practically insolvent. This obligation had been... read more

Insolvency Suspension Act extended until April 30, 2021

The COVID19-Insolvency Suspension Act (COVInsAG) to mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in civil, insolvency and criminal procedural law, is entering into overtime. Having already been extended twice, the regulations, which were initially... read more

In-house counsel recommend PASCHEN as a TOP law firm in Insolvency law

PASCHEN Rechtsanwälte was once again placed highly in this year’s review by the Deutschen Institut für Rechtsabteilungen und Unternehmensjuristen (diruj). 

Leading law firm & leading lawyer in insolvency law

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SanInsFoG: public consultation for the committee of right and consumer protection of the Bundestag

On November 18, 2020, the Act on the Further Development of Reorganization and Insolvency Law (SanInsFoG) passed its first reading in the Bundestag and already has been referred to the Committee for Legal Affairs... read more

Far-reaching changes in insolvency law including pre-insolvency restructuring proceedings to be implemented as early as January 2021

Against the background of the persisting COVID-19 pandemic, the German Federal Ministry of Justice (BMJV) presented a far-reaching draft bill. With effect from January 1, 2021, a pre-insolvency restructuring procedure is to be introduced... read more

Extension of the suspension of the obligation to file for insolvency: Valerian for those affected?

As the coalition committee of the Federal Government decided on Monday, 25th August 2020, the regulation on the suspension of the obligation to file for insolvency is to be extended. Nevertheless: this autumn could... read more

Digitization boost by COVID-19

According to the German Civil Procedure Code (ZPO), online court hearings have been permitted for some time now, but have almost always failed due to the sceptical attitude of many judges. Against the background... read more