Mag iur Emanuel Welten > Binder Grösswang > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Binder Grösswang
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Work Department

Banking & Finance.


Partner, specialised in banking & finance, insolvency and restructuring, structured finance, acquisition finance, aviation law.


Partner, Binder Grösswang since 2009; Associate/Attorney at Law, Binder Grösswang, 2001-2009; UEAPME (European Association of Craft, SMEs), Brussels, 1999-2000; Trainee, European Commission, Directorate General for Information, Communication, Culture, Audiovisual Media, Brussels, 1998-1999; Trainee, Chamber of Commerce, Beijing, 1997. Various publications in regard to banking law.


German, English, French.


International Bar Association (IBA); ReTurn – center for restructuring, reorganizations and turnarounds.


New York University (LL.M. 2001); University of Vienna (Mag. iur. 1997); Université René Descartes Paris V (1996).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Banking and finance

Binder Grösswang‘s banking and finance group advises national and international financial institutions on lending, acquisition, project and structured finance mandates. Michael Binder, Tibor Fabian and Stephan Heckenthaler have substantial expertise in financial services regulatory matters. The sizeable team also includes Stefan Tiefenthaler, who was involved in various real estate financings, and Emanuel Welten.  Stefan Frank was promoted to counsel in early 2019, while Robert Wippel left to join Baker McKenzie • Diwok Hermann Petsche Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG in late 2019.

Austria > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Binder Grösswang‘s ‘knowledgeable, pragmatic and responsive‘ team benefits from a close interaction with the firm’s banking and finance, dispute resolution and corporate departments. The practice acts for creditors and debtors, as well as advising on large national or international restructurings where Austrian entities are involved. Recent highlights include advising the international Coordinating Committee formed by the main creditors of the Steinhoff Group on its restructuring in a cross-border matter worth €11bn. Key names to note are Gottfried Gassner, who provides ‘high quality, very thought-through advice‘, and Emanuel Welten, who has a strong focus on banking and finance. Georg Wabl is the name to note at associate level.