Dr Florian Weichselgärtner
Dr Florian Weichselgärtner is Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT's Munich office and member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group. He advises and represents his clients out of court and in court, in arbitration and mediation proceedings. He mainly focuses on commercial law, corporate law and insolvency law, as well as on D&O liability. Florian Weichselgärtner also has a longstanding expertise regarding large actions for damages and liability proceedings as well as their treatment under insurance law aspects (for example D&O insurance etc.).
Dr Florian Weichselgärtner studied law at the University of Regensburg and was admitted to the German Bar in 2009. He is a trained Commercial Mediator (CVM) and i.a. member of the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS). In 2011 he completed his doctorate. He has been working with BEITEN BURKHARDT since 2009 and became Partner in 2015.
Publications / Lectures
BGH vs. Opinion Prevailing in Literature (DisputeResolution, 02/2019, p. 17-19);
Huge Significance for Practice: D&O insurance does not cover payments made contrary to insolvency law pursuant to section 64 German Limited Liability Companies Act, GmbHG (DisputeResolution, 4/2018, p. 20 et seq.);
Caution Should Be Exercised Deutscher Anwaltspiegel, 20/2018, p.13 et seq., co-author Carolin Lang);
Invalidity of Handling Fees for Processing of Commercial Loans (Deutscher Anwaltspiegel, 19/2017, p. 5 et seq., co-author Carolin Lang);
More Legal Certainty for Corporate Practice (DisputeResolution, 03/2016, pp. 17-19);
Conflict Prevention when Rendering Restructuring Advice (Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel, 06/2014, pp. 10-13, co-author Dr Michael L. Ultsch);
EUGH: "Zur Anwendbarkeit der E-Commerce-Richtlinie auf Suchmaschinen" (Adaptability of E-Commerce guidelines as to search engines), MMR-Aktuell, 302563.
Regular publications regarding insolvency matters: e.g. "Zur Wirksamkeit von Aufrechnungsvereinbarungen in der Insolvenz" (Efficiency of compensation agreements in an insolvency) - BAG, 21.01.2010, 6 AZR 593/07 (Newsletter Insolvenzrecht - Forum Institut);
"Zur Anfechtbarkeit von gezahlten Folgeprovisionen" (defeasibility of already remunerated subsequent commissions) - BGH, Beschluss vom 21.12.2010, IX ZR 199/10 (Newsletter Insolvenzrecht - Forum Institut);
"Zur Vermutung des Gläubigerbenachteiligungsvorsatzes nach § 133 Abs. 2 InsO" (Assumption of creditor)