Coporate law

We provide comprehensive legal advisory services in all areas of corporate-law matters, which include the entire range of corporate governance issues, the relations between corporations and their shareholders as well as their bodies, and among shareholders themselves, the liability of corporations, their bodies and their management, in particular:

  • establishing corporations and joint ventures, relocating corporations to other EU member states
  • domestic and cross-border transformations of companies (mergers, demergers, transfers of assets to the shareholder, changes of the legal form)
  • advisory services regarding the downsizing or discontinuation of operations, and the liquidation of corporations
  • advising on the law of groups of companies, incl. changes to group structures and asset transfers within groups of companies
  • shareholders’ agreements
  • transfers of ownership interests and shares
  • transfers of enterprises (as a going concern) and parts of enterprises
  • establishing and closing subsidiaries and branch offices
  • legal reviews and audits (due diligence), both in the form of comprehensive reviews and limited due diligence focusing on individual issues or topics
  • pre-sale and post-sale restructuring
  • organizing and holding general meetings
  • optimizing the management structure and corporate governance at corporations
  • legal assistance to corporations, shareholders, management and supervisory bodies and their members
  • installing and removing board members at corporations, incl. manager agreements and option programs
  • drafting of internal policies and rules of procedure
  • advising on the provision of financial assistance
  • increasing and decreasing the capital stock of corporations
  • distribution of profit shares or other funds of the company, advance payments on dividends
  • shareholder lawsuits
  • compliance with public disclosure duties