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Dr. Veronika Hefner, LL.B.

Senior Associate

CMS Hasche Sigle
Schoettlestraße 8
70597 Stuttgart
Languages German, English, Spanish

Veronika Hefner advises on all aspects of insolvency law with a focus on preparing and managing restructurings in and outside of insolvency proceedings (regular insolvency proceedings, insolvency proceedings under self-administration, restructuring plan, "protective shield"). This involves advising the management and shareholders on liability matters, corporate and insolvency law aspects of corporate finance, particularly cash pooling, as well as distressed M&A issues.

She also has special expertise regarding the avoidance of contesting debtor’s transactions in insolvency proceedings.

Veronika joined CMS in 2016.

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  • Buch: Unternehmensrestrukturierung mit dem StaRUG, Alle wichtigen Informationen zum neuen StaRUG auf einen Blick, Kompaktwissen für Berater (Link), Autoren: Alexandra Schluck-Amend und Veronika Hefner
  • "Das StaRUG und seine Auswirkungen auf die Geschäftsleiterhaftung", RWS Verlag, ZRI 2020, 570 (together with Dr Alexandra Schluck-Amend)
  • 2020: Juristische Personen als Insolvenzverwalter? Spanien und Deutschland im Rechtsvergleich, Nomos Verlag (currently being printed)
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  • 2019: Doctorate on an insolvency law topic under Prof. Dr Ulrich Falk (University of Mannheim)
  • 2016: Second state law examination
  • 2014 - 2016: Traineeship in Mannheim, Stuttgart and Barcelona (Spain)
  • 2014: First state law examination
  • 2008 - 2014: Law studies at the University of Mannheim with period of study abroad at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
  • Until 2006: Dual course of studies in business administration
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