Ewald Netten is a commercial litigator with a strong focus on financial services litigation, particularly in the area of financing, securities and insolvency. With regard to the latter, his clients are mainly banks and other financial institutions.

He litigates on a wide range of subjects such as entering into and terminating loan agreements, the establishment and enforcement of security rights, insolvency issues, prejudgment attachments, netting, funds transfers, fraud and asset tracing, EVR registrations, directors' liability and duty of care issues.

Ewald is also frequently involved in contentious restructuring matters, as a result of which he is used to advising his clients at the cutting edge. He has particular experience with the restructuring and settlement of large-scale and complex local and cross-border financing, especially in the field of distressed real estate.

Furthermore, Ewald acts for banks in various litigation matters against bankruptcy administrators regarding fundamental issues such as netting when facing imminent bankruptcy and during bankruptcy, the pledging of receivables by power of attorney and the non-assignability of receivables by contract.

Besides the financial services sector, Ewald has significant experience with dispute resolution in the energy and technology sector. In that regard he frequently acts for global companies in complex litigation, resolving cross-border contractual and tort disputes.