EUROPE/US - US law firm Schiffrin & Barroway has joined forces with the German firm Winheller Attorneys at Law to provide class action services for institutional investors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
The cooperation agreement will see both firms improving their service in these three countries, said Darren Check, partner and director of institutional relations at Schiffrin & Barroway.
“We are confident that our alliance with Winheller Attorneys at Law will increase the quality of our legal advice to clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.”
Stefan Winheller, founding partner of Winheller Attorneys at Law, described the collaboration as "a positive development" for institutional investors in the three countries.
“The cooperation with S&B gives our clients the chance to effectively protect their funds against losses suffered as a result of fraud," Winheller said. "Our service will ensure that all necessary claims are filed in a timely manner. What makes this even more attractive for investors is the fact that this service is offered at no-cost."
“We aim to help institutional investors successfully seek compensation for the fraudulent misuse of their investments," Winheller concluded.
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