Dr. Arnold Büssemaker, Licencié en droit

German, English, French
Consulting focuses
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Private Equity
  • Reorganization
  • Restructuring
  • Insolvency Law
  • French Clients
  • Automotive
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  • Member of our French Desk
  • Education and former activities
  • HEUKING KÜHN LÜER WOJTEK, München (Partner Restructuring) Since January 2014
  • WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES LLP,  Frankfurt and Munich (Partner Restructuring 2008- 2013) August 2002 - December 2013
  • DEUTSCHE BANK AG (LONDON BRANCH), London, Secondee to Distressed Products Group (Trading Desk German loans) February - May 2005
  • GLEISSLUTZ, Frankfurt am Main (Associate) January 1999 - July 2002
  • Upper Regional Court Karlsruhe (Law clerk) April 1996 - October 1998
  • Gide Loyrette Nouel, cabinet d’avocats, Paris, France (Intern, German desk) August/September 1995
  • University of Freiburg im Breisgau (Research Assistant with Prof. von Craushaar, law of construction) Februar 1994 – December 1995
  • University, Sarrebruck postgraduate law studies, Dr. iur. (Topic: Voting agreements in corporations in Europe, a comparison of the laws in Germany, France and the United Kingdom) November 1997
  • University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, Law school: first state exam January 1994
  • University of Tours, France, Law school (licencé en droit civil) September 1990 - June 1991


  • Member of Deutsch-Britischen Juristenvereinigung e. V. and Deutsch-Französischen Juristenvereinigung e. V.
  • German Bar Association (DAV)

Dr. Arnold Büssemaker, Licencié en droit's Distinctions

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2021/2022
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2021
Best Lawyers 2022
JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2020
Best Lawyers 2021
JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2019/2020
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2019
Best Lawyers 2020
Legal 500 EMEA 2019
Legal 500 Germany 2019
JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2018
Best Lawyers 2019
Best Lawyers 2018
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2017
Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2016
Best Lawyers 2017
Handelsblatt: Germany's Best Lawyers 2015



Überbrückungshilfe III plus und StaRUG
Update Restructuring 14/2021 by Dr. Johan Schneider, David Loszynski, Prof. Dr. Georg Streit, Dr. Stefan Proske, Dr. Arnold Büssemaker, Licencié en droit
Aussetzung der Insolvenzantragspflicht wegen Flutschäden 2021
Update Restructuring 12/2021 by David Loszynski, Prof. Dr. Georg Streit, Dr. Stefan Proske, Dr. Arnold Büssemaker, Licencié en droit
Neuerungen bei der Vorsatzanfechtung nach § 133 InsO – BGH, Urt. v. 6.5.2021 – IX ZR 72/20
Update Restructuring 9/2021
Sanierungs- und Insolvenzrecht: Weitgehende Neuerungen und Änderungen zum 01.01.2021
Update Restructuring 1/2021


Erster Entwurf zur Implementierung des europäischen Restrukturierungsrahmens und zur Umsetzung der ESUG-Evaluation veröffentlicht
Update Restrukturierung, 3/2020
5 Kernherausforderungen der Post Corona Finanzierung
FMS Consult GmbH und Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020


Weil Comparative Guide to Restructuring Procedures
co-author (comparing the legal regimes in US/UK/D/F)


European Union publishes proposed directive on bank resolution and recovery
(with Peter King and Sylvia Mayer), The Banking Law Journal, Vol. 129, No. 8, September 2012


No more Schefenackers?
Global Turnaround 101, June 2008 (co-author with Olaf Benning)


Contribution re exemption from mandatory bid under German Take-Over Act
IFLR Germany, July 1, 2003 (co-author with Dr. Heiner Drüke)


Contribution re application of German Take-Over Act on share-buy-back per public take-over offer
IFLR Germany, September 1, 2002 (co-author with Dr. Heiner Drüke and Josef Tobien)


Stimmbindungsverträge bei Kapitalgesellschaften in Europa, Ein Vergleich der Rechtslagen in Deutschland, Frankreich und dem Vereinigten Königreich
(Voting agreements in corporations in Europe, A comparison of the laws in Germany, France and the United Kingdom), Saarbrücker Studien zum Internationalen Recht, Bd. 11, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft Baden-Baden, 1999, ISBN 3-7890-5972-2


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