Distressed Situations / Insolvency & Restructuring

In a distressed situation, reacting before it is too late and being innovative and capable of aligning multiple conflicting interests is crucial. We can react quickly and, by thinking outside the box, help clients devise and negotiate adequate stand-still agreements and voluntary or pre-packed insolvency reorganization plans, tapping into best international practices. We also help creditors fight detrimental insolvency reorganization plans in court and represent different types of creditors in insolvency proceedings. Our litigation team has significant experience representing creditors and insolvency debtors in insolvency-related litigation.

Together with our banking, M&A and real estate lawyers, we guide investors through the intricacies of local laws throughout the cycles of an investment into a distressed asset. We have experience in doing due diligence of non-performing loans and negotiating deals for the acquisition of NPLs, whether as true sales or as synthetic arrangements. We also assist clients achieve optimum position in negotiating fire sales in both pre-insolvency stage and in the course of insolvency liquidation proceedings.

"Highly regarded banking and finance team with a strong focus on cross-border lending and transactions involving financial derivatives. Advises large international banks and sponsors on complex regulatory projects and project and acquisition finance. Offers noteworthy advice on restructuring and formal insolvencies, with particular experience of NPL transactions.

Clients have high regard for the group's know-how and particularly appreciate the team's ‘good knowledge and experience, good network in Serbia and ability to respond rapidly.

It is a very good law firm. They have knowledge in the banking industry, which is a plus, and they have a good understanding of cross-border transactions.’"

- Chambers Europe 2017 (SERBIA)

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