* The current state of European Aviation - What actions were taken by governments? Was it a unified approach?
* The immediate impact of the crisis: Renegotiating leases - How can lessors and lessees work together in this crisis?
* Specific Emergency Measures - What steps are countries taking to handle the crisis?
* The months to come: Passenger Claims - What's in store for the airlines?
* The years ahead: Government Assistance for the Airlines - Can it be expected? Will it help?
* Our Crystal Ball - What does the future look like for Commercial Aviation? How can we have clarity on some of the current measures that are being implemented?
Sergi Giménez and his team have wide experience in the field of international business law and mergers and acquisitions. Since 1998 he has been advising domestic and foreign companies and entrepreneurs within the aviation industry, advising both on transactions arising from their daily operations as well as on strategic matters.
Laura Pierallini, founder and name partner of Studio Pierallini, has practiced aviation law since 1988, offering a complete range of assistance to airlines, lessors, financiers, manufacturers, airports, handlers and travel agents, including aircraft financing, regulatory, contentious, insurance, tax, labour, customs and corporate. She has assisted IPOs of Italian airlines and M&A of domestic airlines by foreign airlines, and has advised airlines and airport handlers in restructuring as well as in bankruptcy and insolvency procedures.
Christine Kranich was admitted to the German Bar in 1999 and as Attorney and Counselor at Law to the Bar of California in 2001. She joined Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein in 2018 where she represents and advises airlines, lessors, banks, insurances, MROs, manufacturers and other companies in aviation matters, including scheduled and charter flights as well as business aviation.
Ben Graham-Evans is a Partner in the Corporate Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP and a member of the Firm’s Air Transport Industry Group. He is a UK qualified transaction lawyer specializing in international aircraft finance and leasing transactions advising lessors, purchasers and operators on buying, selling and leasing of commercial aircraft, engines and parts.
L2b Aviation is a network of over 40 law firms around the globe who specialize in aviation. All members are carefully selected from the leading specialist aviation law firms in their jurisdiction, to insure that they well respected and knowledgeable in aviation.
Collectively, L2b has more than 100 partners and 225 attorneys and paralegals specializing in aviation. Aviation transactions can get complicated fast. The knowledge and expertise of our attorneys allows our members to provide the highest level of services to clients, offering creative, efficient and economical solutions on a full range of aviation related matters. Our members have in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in all aspects of aircraft/ engine leasing and financing, including operating leases, export credit financings, commercial debt financings and tax based transactions.
L2b Aviation celebrated its 20 year anniversary in 2020 and has been recognized by Chambers as the Best Global Aviation Law Network from 2013-2020.