Anker Sorensen - Lawyer - Partner

Anker Sorensen

Lawyer - Partner

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Anker Sorensen practices essentially in the area of corporate and restructuring with extensive experience in upper mid-market M&A work, including the sale and acquisition of under-performing companies, complex joint ventures, pre-insolvency strategy, restructuring companies, debt restructuring and related litigation. He was awarded the Council of Europe Prize (Prix du Conseil de l’Europe) following his MBA at the EM Strasbourg Business School. His book, “Corporate Rescue Procedures in France”, published in 1996 was prefaced by the Presiding Judge of the Paris Commercial Court. Anker Sorensen chaired the French chapter of the Turnaround Management Association until 2007. In 2014, he was named a “top lawyer” by Thomson Reuters and asked to contribute a chapter on “Financial Restructuring in France, Trends and Key Strategies”, published by Aspatore Thought Leadership. Anker Sorensen is a member of the Editorial Board of the monthly publication “International Corporate Rescue” and a regular contributor of articles to the French and international legal and financial press.

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Admitted at the Paris Bar since 1990 and at the Luxembourg Bar in December 2017.

Postgraduate degree of the EM Strasbourg Business School

Graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Strasbourg

Two Master’s degrees in Law from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Latest publications

Anker Sorensen, Charlotte Fraysse, “Insight into the Application of the New Scheme of Classes of Affected Parties and the Cross-Class Cram-Down Mechanism in France”, Chase Cambria Company (Publishing) Ltd, 2023

Anker Sorensen, Nataliia Ivanytska, “Unusual Times and Unusual Behaviours,”, International Corporate Rescue, Vol 18, Issue 3

Francine Le Péchon-Joubert, Anker Sorensen, Claire Tergeman, “Actualité brevet-social-corporate : Un arrêt notable concernant la constitution et la sécurisation des portefeuilles de brevets d’invention », Lex At Large, 2018

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