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Germany: Banking and finance

Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 4

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

‘Providing a very good service’, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s strength lies in advising German and EU-wide investors on German and Luxembourg fund structuring matters and European fund supervisory law issues including AIFMD, MiFID II and Solvency II. Team head Patricia Volhard, who divides her time between Frankfurt and London, advised Adams Street Partners on the establishment of a German branch including BaFin approval procedures for the provision of financial services, while Bain Capital received assistance with European supervisory law and other fund-related matters. In similar work, I Squared Capital instructed the practice to advise on the creation of an infrastructure fund including various EU-wide supervisory law issues, Lexington Partners received assistance with the creation of a Luxembourg parallel fund, and Park Square Capital with the set-up of a managed account in Luxembourg. Deutsche Beteiligungs AG is another client.

Leading individuals

Patricia Volhard - Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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Germany: Compliance

Internal investigations
Internal investigations - ranked: tier 5

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is valued by clients for its ‘excellent service level’ and ‘very good industry knowledge’; it is experienced in conducting internal investigations, frequently at a cross-border level, for industrial and commercial companies as well as financial institutions. For example, the group assisted Stada with an investigation into possible misdemeanours. It also works closely with other practice groups and international colleagues. Thomas Schürrle is regarded as ‘a reliable, competent and skilful adviser and navigator’.

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Germany: Private equity

Leading individuals

Patricia Volhard - Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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  • Anomalies of insurance law

    Although the courts are often at pains to point out that insurance law is merely a subset of general contract law and should be applied without any concession or discrimination simply because the subject matter is insurance, there are, in fact, several aspects that are peculiar to insurance. An understanding of these anomalies will assist in penetrating the sometimes arcane depths of insurance law. They include:
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