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Spring 2022  ›  Bachelor of Science  ›  Bachelor of Science - 6th Semester  ›  Business Law

Restructuring of Companies

Course Code:
Dr. Carsten Jungmann
Course Type:
BSc Course
Week Hours:
Spring 2022
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
1. Determining the Appropriate Business Organization
2. Transformation of a Sole Proprietorship or a Partnership into a Limited Liability Company
3. Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance of a Limited Liability Company
4. Transformation of a Limited Liability Company into a Stock Corporation
5. Entry of Investors, Capital Measures
6. The Law of Affiliated Enterprises
7. Corporate Governance Code
8. Corporate Restructuring and Recapitalization
9. Corporate Insolvency Reorganization
Friday, 28/01/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Monday, 31/01/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Tuesday, 01/02/2022
08:00 AM till 11:15 AM
Friday, 18/02/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Monday, 21/02/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Tuesday, 22/02/2022
08:00 AM till 11:15 AM
The primary objective of this course is to provide students with a sound understanding of the various legal topics related to the development and restructuring of business organizations. The theoretical concepts and practical approaches discussed and analyzed in this course are applicable in a wide array of positions in the business world (especially management and consultant positions).

The principal learning outcomes of this course are:

  • to provide students with a critical understanding of the key legal problems in founding, developing, transforming and restructuring a business organization;
  • to allow students to understand the importance of legal rules for managing the affairs a business organization;
  • to stimulate critical consideration of situations leading to liability threats for those involved in holding, managing and/or reorganizing a business organization;
  • to prepare students, with a special focus on legal topics, for future roles in management and control positions within business organizations.
Tegen/Reul/Heidinger/Tersteegen, Unternehmensrecht - Handelsrecht, Gesellschaftsrecht, Umwandlungsrecht, 2011;

Timmerbeil/Reinhard, Grundriss des Konzern- und Umwandlunsrechts, 2012;

Schwedhelm, Die Unternehmensumwandlung, 9. Aufl. 2019;

Zimmermann, Grundriss des Insolvenzrechts, 11. Aufl. 2018

Kuhlmann/Ahnis, Konzern- und Umwandlungsrecht, 4. Aufl. 2016

Weiterführende Literatur:

Ettinger/Schmitz, Umstrukturierungen im Bereich mittelständischer Unternehmen, 4. Aufl. 2017

Limmer, Handbuch der Unternehmensumwandlung, 6. Aufl. 2018

Sagasser/Bula/Brünger, Umwandlungen, 7. Aufl. 2017

Hebig, Existenzgründungsberatung, 6. Aufl. 20146