The Corona pandemic has changed Germany and the global economy forever. The immediate consequences of the crisis have hit certain industries and companies hard – others have been less affected. The long-term, lasting consequences of the pandemic are often not yet fully predictable: We need to prepare for a future in a "new normality".

Many questions and uncertainties continue to dominate day-to-day business, while far-reaching decisions still have to be made in order to flexibly adapt to the changed conditions and to make the company as crisis-proof and resilient as possible.

Our accountants, tax consultants, lawyers and management consultants develop the right answers to your questions and challenges from 4 perspectives in an interdisciplinary way in order to ensure continuity and to react to sustainable change with the right solutions and the right measures. 

Together, we set the course for your successful future!

News and regular updates around the Corona crisis can be found here »


Please feel free to contact our colleagues directly:

  • Support with applications
  • Preparation of liquidity planning
  • Bridge loan until disbursement (negotiations with house bank)
  • Suspension of obligation to file for insolvency

Heinrich Thiele
Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), Certified Tax Advisor

Jens Weber
Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), German CPA, Certified Tax Advisor

Heiner Stemmer
German CPA, Certified Tax Advisor

  • ort-time work and the calculation of short-time compensation as well as time off and operational restrictions.
  • Remuneration issues / continued remuneration
  • Flexible working conditions (home office etc.)
  • Data protection / data security

Jacob Keyl
Attorney-at-Law, Business Mediator, Specialist Lawyer in Labor Law

Christian Eisele
Certified Tax Advisor

  • Adjust strategy, update budget / business plans
  • Maintain competitiveness: Optimize liquidity / working capital, rethink control of supply chain and distribution channels
  • Technical emergency management
  • Identifying the opportunities of the crisis, driving digitalization

Jannik Bayat
Partner, International Business Leader Consulting

  • AG, KGaA, VVaG & SE – Facilitated conduct of (electronic/virtual) annual general meetings
  • GmbH – circular resolution instead of shareholders’ on-site meetings
  • Merger, demerger, spin-off, and the like – more time for reorganization measures in 2020
  • Cooperatives, associations and foundations – Avoidance of an absence of management and conduct of (electronic/virtual) members’ resolutions / general meetings

Bernhard Rehbein

Andreas Metzner, LL.M.

  • Legal and contractual regulations in the event of non-performance or delivery failures
  • Adjustments of external and intra-group supply and service relationships (transfer prices)
  • Relocation of functions through adapted value-added processes
  • Effects on financing relationships within the company group

Dr. Christian Engelhardt
Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt)

Carsten Hüning
Partner, Global Leader Transfer Pricing

Bernhard Rehbein

Dr. Christian Teuber
Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), Specialist Lawyer for Public Procurement Law

  • Reduction / non-determination of income, corporation and trade tax advance payments from 2020
  • Abstaining from / reduction of the fixing of interest on additional claims
  • Deferment and payment in instalments and stay of execution

Ines Paucksch
German CPA, Certified Tax Advisor

Marc Roth-Lebeau
Certified Tax Advisor

Dr. Ingo Bäcker
CIA, CRMA, Quality Assessor (DIIR)

Baker Tilly News and Updates around the Corona Crisis


Measures Taken by the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Federal Ministry of Economics as a Result of the Coronavirus

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Labour Law issues regarding Corona Virus – Labour Law and Remuneration issues

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Coronavirus: Form for Tax Relief

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Compliance in Times of the Coronavirus

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Coronavirus - Is Your Supply Chain Infected?

Statutory and contractual regulations in the event of non-performance or supply disruptions