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Prof. Dr. Klaus Pannen


Current Position

Prof. Dr. Pannen Rechtsanw├Ąlte
Neuer Wall 25
Schleusenbr├╝cke 1
D-20354 Hamburg

Tel: 49-40-320857-120
Fax: 49-40-320857-143

Class: XVI (2005)Circuit: International


Trainee at a major German bank, Hamburg (1973-74)
University of Hamburg, First State Exam (1979)
Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, Second State Exam (1981)
University of Hamburg, Dr. (2000)

Professional Career

Partner, Dr. Pannen Rechtsanwalte (2008)
Partner, White & Case (formerly Scherzberg & Undritz) (1988)
Associate, White & Case (formerly Scherzberg & Undritz) (1982-87)


German Bar Association (1982)
Hamburg Bar Association (1982)
International Bar Association (1987)
Working group for insolvency law of the German Bar Association (1987)
VID Association of German Insolvency Administrators (1999)


Author of numerous articles on insolvency and corporate law.
"Crisis and Insolvency of Credit Institutions," Carl Heymanns Verlag KG 3rd ed. 2009 Author
"International Insolvency Law," in Berliner Kommentar, Inso, Haufe Verlag since 2002 Author
"European Insolvency Regulation," De Gruyter Commentaries on European Law 2007 Author
"European International Insolvency Law for Credit Institutions: A survey of the Banking Crisis Directive and the German Implementation Rules," Verlag C.H. Beck 2008 Liber amicorum for Hans-Jochem Luer
"Pseudo Foreign Corporations: Between the Law Governing the Company and the Law Governing the Insolvency," Verlag C.H. Beck 2008 Liber amicorum for Gero Fischer