The department has developed a number of specific areas of focus and primarily offers advice and assistance in the following areas:
negotiation and drafting of agreements for the restructuring of corporate debt, including by way of certified recovery plans (“piani attestati di risanamento”), debt restructuring agreements (“accordi di ristrutturazione del debito”), standstill agreements and in connection with reorganisation procedures (“concordati preventivi”);
assistance in commencing insolvency and reorganization proceedings and in all judicial phases of the concordato preventivo and of the process for validation of the agreement for restructuring of debt (accordi di ristrutturazione del debito);
assistance and advice in extraordinary transactions involving companies in financial distress, including in the context of insolvency proceedings in relation to both corporates and financial creditors, as well as to potential investors, including the transfer of holdings, businesses, assets, credits, (including in bulk, capital increases, mergers, divisions and transformations of companies; financial structuring, negotiation and implementation of loans, including in the context of debt restructuring and insolvency proceedings;
assistance in bankruptcy proceedings, extraordinary administrations (“amministrazioni straordinarie”), compulsory administrative liquidations (“liquidazioni coatte amministrative”), concordati preventivi and bankruptcy agreements (“concordati fallimentari”);
assistance and advice on labour law issues that may arise in relation to the composition of the business crisis and insolvency procedures, as well as to extraordinary transactions involving companies in crisis or subject to insolvency procedures.