Hamburg and Berlin, 20 December 2022 — The commercial law firm ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN (“ASD”) with more than 150 lawyers, notaries and tax advisors has joined the Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany (“aireg”). ASD, as one of the leading German law firms with offices in Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, Leer and Dresden, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of Aviation & Logistics, among others. With a progressive market development of sustainable aviation fuels and an increasing number of regulatory measures, legal aspects in the area of SAF production and its acceptance will gain importance in the short to medium term. ASD advises airlines and other companies within the aviation industry in all relevant aspects and provides its clients with future-oriented solutions in the fields of transport, aviation and logistics.
Christine Kranich, Partner at ASD, says about joining aireg: “With more than 20 years of experience in the field of aviation finance and having been involved in the topic of sustainable aviation for the last three years, I believe that joining aireg is a meaningful step towards being able to advise our clients in an even better way on the path to sustainable aviation. To do so, we would also like to participate as actively as possible in promoting aireg’s goals.”
Melanie Form, member of the aireg board and managing director of the office, says about joining: “We are delighted to welcome a member like ASD in the field of legal advice. Especially the cooperation with a law firm that is a leading consultancy in the aviation sector plays a significant role for our goal to defossilize air transport through sustainable energy sources.”
About ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN:
As an international commercial law firm, ASD offers a sustainable and comprehensively transparent service in a wide range of legal areas. In addition, ASD is committed to digital competence in its legal segments and seeks to act quickly and efficiently. As a result, the teams within the firm work across sectors and are very well networked.
Sustainability is also a priority for the firm. The expansion of the ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) advisory field is intended to ensure a stronger sustainability claim. ASD feels responsible for contributing to a more sustainable world and wants to actively participate in the development of sustainable alternatives, such as SAF for aviation.
About aireg e.V:
aireg – Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany e.V. was founded in 2011 as an association of companies and organizations from industry, research and science. As a non-profit initiative, aireg is committed to the availability and use of renewable energies in aviation in order to achieve the ambitious CO₂ reduction targets of the aviation industry. The members come from all areas of the value chain of renewable energies for aviation: This ranges from research at universities and large research institutions, plant manufacturers and operators, biorefineries, the petroleum industry, engine and aircraft manufacturers, government organizations, non-governmental organizations and airports to airlines. The industrial members cover a broad international spectrum from start-ups to large corporations.
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