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Fabian Schumann

Dr. Fabian Schumann

Senior Associate

CMS Hasche Sigle
Kasernenstraße 43-45
40213 Duesseldorf
Languages German, English

Fabian Schumann focuses on corporate and insolvency law, advising German and international companies on corporate restructurings as well as on other restructuring measures during and outside of insolvencies. He joined CMS in 2019.

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  • 2019: PhD at the University of Bochum; thesis on group insolvency law
  • 2018: Second state examination in law
  • 2016 - 2018: Trainee lawyer in Hamm Higher Regional Court district
  • 2014 - 2017: Research assistant to Prof. Dr. Peter A. Windel, Chair of Procedural Law and Civil Law, University of Bochum
  • 2014: First state examination in law
  • 2009 - 2014: Law studies at the University of Bochum with a focus on companies and competition
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  • Juristische Gesellschaft Ruhr e.V. (law association in German Ruhr region)
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  • Insolvenzrechtliche Haftungsrisiken der Geschaeftsleitung (mit Dr. Maximilian Hacker), WPg 2020 (Heft 23), S. 1453 ff.
  • Die Unternehmensgruppe im Insolvenzrecht, Schriften zum Insolvenzrecht, Volume 76, Nomos, Baden-Baden 2020, also PhD University of Bochum 2019
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Lectures list

  • „Ein europäischer Gerichtsstand für Konzerninsolvenzen?“, International Legal Dialogue, 11.05.2017, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • „Konzernleitungsmacht in der Konzerninsolvenz?“, Doktoranden-Workshop „Restrukturierung & Insolvenz“, 29.08.2015, Institut für Interdisziplinäre Restrukturierung e.V. Berlin
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