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Daniel Schwartz
Daniel Schwartz

Dr. Daniel Schwartz

Associate, Düsseldorf

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Daniel Schwartz practices in the area of insolvency administration and insolvency law.

In addition to handling insolvency proceedings, he advises clients on restructuring measures, the acquisition of insolvent companies or in their role as creditors in insolvency proceedings. Another focus of his work is advising managers facing insolvency as well as national and international financial institutions on various insolvency issues. He has exceptional expertise in the fields of debtor-in-possession proceedings and insolvency plan proceedings.

Daniel Schwartz gained experience abroad in the USA (New York), Canada and France.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwalt


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


  • English
  • French
  • German



  • Collateral in Insolvency and Estate Loans, Praxishandbuch des Restrukturierungsrechts. (Sicherheiten in der Insolvenz und Massekredit) Ed. Rüdiger Theiselmann. Cologne, pp. 970–1034, 2017, (co-author with Biner Bähr)
  • Payment of a fine as an avoidable transaction – an annotation to the judgement of the Higher Regional Court of Zweibrücken dated 17 May 2013 – 2 U 86/12, ZWH, Issue 1, pp. 36–38, 2014
  • Provisional suspension of enforcement measures under the interim injunction in the Suhrkamp dispute, here: prohibition on voting for the insolvency plan. Comment on the Frankfurt/Main Higher Regional Court judgment of 1 October 2013, EWIR, Issue 23, pp. 753–754, 2013, Co-author (with Biner Bähr)
  • The subjective elements of contestation on the grounds of intention to cause disadvantage pursuant to Section 133 of the German Insolvency Code (Der subjektive Tatbestand der Vorsatzanfechtung nach § 133 InsO), Dissertation, Frankfurt am Main et al., 2013
  • The creditor's awareness of intention to disadvantage creditors, where imputed knowledge on the part of the counsel retained has to be presumed – an annotation to the judgement of the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) dated 10 January 2013 – IX ZR 13/12, ZWH, pp. 158–160, 2013