Alfred Kraus

Profile

Admitted to the bar in 2006

Law studies at the University of Regensburg

 

Specialization

Insolvency law

  • Crisis and turnaround consulting
  • “Protective shield” insolvency proceedings pursuant to Sec. 270b of the German Insolvency Regulation
  • Self-administration
  • Insolvency plan proceedings
  • Representation of creditor rights
  • Law of avoidance

Trade and corporate law

  • Partnership and limited company law
  • Partner and managing director liability
  • Purchase and sale of companies

Career

2003 to 2006       

Research Assistant at the Institute for Criminal Law and Procedure and Legal Philosophy, University of Regensburg

2006 to 2008

Lawyer at the firm of Dr. Christ, Lange & Kollegen, Nördlingen

2009 to 2011

Lawyer in private practice, Augsburg

since 2009

Instructor, training course in trade and corporate law

since 2011

Lawyer at Buchalik Brömmekamp Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Düsseldorf

since 2016Certified ESUG Consultant

Memberships

  • DAV (German Lawyers Association) Working Group for Insolvency Law and Turnaround

  • Düsseldorfer AnwaltVerein e.V. (Lawyers‘ Association)

  • DAV Forum for Young Lawyers (Forum Junge Anwaltschaft)

  • Arbeitskreis für Insolvenzwesen Köln e.V. (Working Group for Insolvency Cologne e.V.)

Selected publications

  • Zur Begründung von Masseverbindlichkeiten durch den eigenverwaltenden Schuldner im Verfahren nach § 270a InsO [On the creation of liabilities by debtors-in-possession in proceedings pursuant to Sec. 270a German Insolvency Act ), in: ZInsO 2013, 815 et seq. (co-author: Robert Buchalik, lawyer)

  • "Endlich Klarheit – Nur der Schuldner darf Masseverbindlichkeiten im vorläufigen Eigenverwaltungsverfahren gem. § 270a InsO begründen! “Clarity, finally – Only the debtor is permitted to create liabilities in preliminary debtor-in-possession proceedings pursuant to Sec. 270a InsO], in: ZInsO 2012, 2330 ff. (co-author:Robert Buchalik, lawyer)

  • "Viel zu kurz gesprungen…“ Anmerkung zum Entwurf des IDW Standards „Bescheinigung nach § 270b InsO (IDW ES 9)“ („Much too short...“ Notes on the draft of the IDW Standard “Certification under Sec. 270b InsO), in: ZInsO 2012, 587 ff. (co-author:Norman Lenger, lawyer, and Dipl.-Bw. Bozidar Radner)

  • “Die Unternehmensinsolvenz in der Beratungspraxis” [Corporate insolvency in consulting practice], in: SteuerConsultant 06/2012, 17 fet seq. (co-authors: Robert Buchalik, Norman Lenger and Dr. Jochen Vogel, lawyers)

  • “Die Bescheinigung nach § 270b InsO als Eintrittsvoraussetzung in das neue Schutzschirmverfahren“ [Certification pursuant to Sec. 270b InsO as a precondition for institution of the new protective shield (Schutzschirmverfahren) proceedings], in: KSI 2012, 60 et seq. (co-author:Robert Buchalik, lawyer)