VID - Verband Insolvenzverwalter Deutschlands e.V.

Welcome to the VID website!

The “Verband Insolvenzverwalter Deutschlands e. V.” (VID) (Registered Association of lnsolvency Administrators) is Germany’s professional association of insolvency administrators. The focus of our work is the handling of insolvency matters in terms of insolvency administration aimed at restructuring. To this end, we represent the interests of our more than 470 members in dialogue with the political sphere, courts, the business community and associations.

Our members provide independent, transparent and high-quality insolvency administration. Our members go above and beyond the legal requirements, having obligated themselves to comply with the strict “Principles of Proper Insolvency Administration” (Grundsätze ordnungsgemäßer Insolvenzverwaltung) (GOI) and to obtain and maintain certification according to ISO:9001.
The general legal and business basic conditions are subject to continuous change processes. This is why the education and further training of our members and their employees is of particular importance to us. The VID holds seminars and workshops nationwide and puts on the German Insolvency Administrators Congress.

Insolvency Administrators Congress 2011

The 6th Insolvency Administrators Congress will take place on 27-29 October 2011 in Berlin. The main topic of the event will be the "Act Serving the Further Facilitation of the Reorganization of Enterprises" (ESUG).

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Principles of Proper Insolvency Administration

The VID has set new standards for independent, transparent, high-quality insolvency administration with the "Principles of Proper Insolvency Administration" (GOI), which are binding to all VID members.

Insolvency Glossary

Even for experienced business journalists, many insolvency administration terms are often incomprehensible. That is why we have listed and briefly explained the most important keywords regarding insolvency practice below.


The Creditor Information System (CIS) gives creditors the opportunity to obtain information about the status of the procedure on the insolvency administrator's website, access current procedure information and lodge your claims online.