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Dr. Richard Raoul Stefanink

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB

Biography

Dr. Richard Raoul Stefanink is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Dusseldorf office and a member of the Corporate/M&A Practice Group. He focuses his practice on the areas corporate law, M&A, corporate re-structuring and insolvency law. Already during his legal clerkship and studies, he worked for other international law-firms in the areas of corporate/M&A as well as for the German Embassy in Paris. In 2020, he was appointed as Certified Specialist for Commercial and Corporate Law (Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht).

Practice Focus

Richard focuses his practice on domestic and cross-boarder M&A transactions as well as general corporate law matters and management-liability. He also advises on insolvency law, including insolvency contesting and recapitalization/reorganization.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • German Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • Germany (2016)

Education

  • Certified Specialist for Commercial and Corporate Law (Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht) (2020)
  • Higher Regional Court of Hamm (Assessor Exam) (2016)
  • University of Dusseldorf (Dr. jur.) (2015)
  • University of Bielefeld (Referendar Exam) (2013)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German

Publications

  • Co-author (with Jan-Henric Punte), "Informationsaustausch zwischen Vorstand und Aufsichtsrat eine Aktiengesellschaft mittels virtuellen Datenraums," Audit Committee Quarterly QI/2020, S. 62 

  • Co-author ( with Jan-Henric M. Punte), "Die Nutzung eines virtuellen Datenraums als Medium zum Austausch von Informationen zwischen Vorstand und Aufsichtsrat," ZIP, 2019, S. 2096, Heft 44

  • Author, "Zur Schlechterstellung der Insolvenzgläubiger durch Abschluss einer erfolgsabhängigen Honorarvereinbarung mit dem organschaftlichen Vertreter des Schuldnerunternehmens (Anm. zu LG Münster, Beschl. v. 27.06.2019 – 5 T 378/19)," EWiR 22/19, S. 695

  • Author, "Vorsatzanfechtung von Rechtsanwalts- und Steuerberaterhonoraren bei der Beratung von Unternehmen in der Krise," ZIP, 2019, 1557

  • Co-author (with Jan-Henric M. Punte), "Die Entlastung verstorbener Vorstands- und Aufsichtsratsmitglieder einer Aktiengesellschaft," NZG, 2019, 575

  • Co-author (with Jan-Henric M. Punte), "Die Einziehung eines Geschäftsanteils in der GmbH," GWR, 2018, 425