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Wenger Plattner

SEESTRASSE 39, GOLDBACH-CENTER, PO BOX, 8700 KÜSNACHT-ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND
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Work +41 43 222 38 00
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Fax +41 43 222 38 01
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www.wenger-plattner.ch
Basel, Bern, Geneva, Zurich

Brigitte Umbach-Spahn

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Wenger Plattner

Position

Brigitte Umbach-Spahn is a partner on the Insolvency and Restructuring team. She advises creditors and debtors in national and cross-border restructuring and insolvency cases and represents clients in court in insolvency matters. She also acts as administrator/liquidator in complex insolvency proceedings and serves as a member of various creditor committees. Brigitte Umbach-Spahn has been appointed by FINMA as an investigating agent for banks and financial institutions. Brigitte Umbach-Spahn is co-chair of the IBA Insolvency Section. She regularly speaks at national and international conferences and publishes on topics relating to insolvency law

Career

Bar admission (1999); Partner Wenger Plattner (2007)

Languages

German, English

Education

University of Zurich (lic.iur. 1996); University of Pennsylvania (LL.M. 2001)


Switzerland

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Leading individuals

Brigitte Umbach-Spahn - Wenger Plattner

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Wenger Plattner's 'hugely experienced and hands-on restructuring team combines excellent expertise and high quality with a very high level of responsiveness and a good commercial mindset'. With a major focus on liquidation proceedings and restructuring matters, it is also recommended for its 'outstanding expertise in cross-border insolvency law'. The 'excellent, efficient and creativeBrigitte Umbach-Spahn and 'technically skilled, easy-to-work-withKarl Wüthrich are acting as liquidators in the separate Bank Hottinger & Cie, Petroplus Marketing and Swissair proceedings, while Bern-based Fritz Rothenbühler took on a similar role in the winding-down procedure for Enzian Ship Management and Swiss Chem Tankers. Senior associate Stefan Bossart is another name to note.

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Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Wenger Plattner's stellar record in insolvency and corporate recovery matters is complemented by its corporate and M&A, competition, litigation and real estate expertise. Key partners include Brigitte Umbach-SpahnKarl WüthrichOliver KünzlerFritz RothenbühlerStephan KesselbachThomas Wetzel and Placidus Plattner.

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