Dr. Markus Wischemeyer | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Markus Wischemeyer
Markus Wischemeyer

Dr. Markus Wischemeyer

Partner, Berlin

T +49 30 880911 0

E mwischemeyer@whitecase.com

Overview

Markus' practice focuses on insolvency administration and insolvency law. His deep knowledge and varied experience in this area have led to his appointment to act on a number of major insolvency matters in Germany.

Markus' successful track record spans a range of business sectors, and he is particularly noted for his creative approach to complex corporate restructuring, whether by transfer or insolvency plans. Companies benefit from his ability to develop a thorough strategic understanding of their circumstances, before acting forcefully on their behalf, to achieve the best possible results.

Based in Berlin, Markus is a partner in the Global Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice, a recognized leader in complex cross-border insolvencies and workouts.

Prior to joining White & Case in January 2010, he worked in the insolvency law practice of a renowned German insolvency law firm.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwalt
  • Insolvency Lawyer

Education

  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Berlin
  • Dr jur, Humboldt University of Berlin
  • First State Exam, University of Bonn

Languages

  • English
  • German

Experience

Jung, Boucke GmbH & Co., 2014

In the insolvency proceedings relating to the assets of Jung, Boucke GmbH & Co., Markus is currently acting as custodian, with the aim of restructuring the German automotive supplier, which has more than 200 employees.

e – h – m elektro-handel u. montage GmbH, 2014

In the insolvency proceedings relating to the assets of e – h – m elektro-handel GmbH, Markus acted as custodian. e – h – m elektro-handel GmbH is a company with 50 employees, which operates in the electronic services sector. The company has been successfully restructured by means of an insolvency plan.

Pampus Automotive GmbH & Co KG, 2013

Markus was part of the team led by Christoph Schulte-Kaubrügger, which acted as insolvency administrator in the insolvency proceedings relating to the assets of Pampus Automotive GmbH & Co. KG, a German automotive supplier with 250 employees. The major part of the company was restructured and transferred to a new owner.

TSW Trierer Stahlwerk GmbH, 2011

Markus was part of the team led by Christoph Schulte-Kaubrügger, which acted as insolvency administrator in the insolvency proceedings relating to the assets of TSW Trierer Stahlwerk GmbH, a large German steel production company. Markus was responsible for the management of the M&A process, which led to the company's successful sale to a new owner.

Speaking Engagements

"Legal Changes in the consumer insolvency law", May 2014: Lüneburger Akademie, Lüneburg

"Explaining the legal concept of Sec. 35 para. 2 of the German Insolvency Code", September 2009: ZinsO Annual Meeting, Hannover

Publications

  • The release of self-employed activities pursuant to Sec. 35 para. 2 German Insolvency Code—a 'lesser' form of restructuring by transfer?, ZInsO, Page 937 et seqq., 2009
  • Liability and discharge of residual debt for the claims of creditors of the assets involved in insolvency proceedings, KTS, p. 495 et seq., 2008
  • The effects of a continuation of business once insolvency proceedings have been opened on the insolvency administrator's remuneration, NZI, p. 534 et seq., 2005
  • The liability of the committee for delayed filing for insolvency of an association, DZWIR, p. 230 et seq., 2005