Corporation Law and Capital Market Law

The corporation law is amongst the key competences of our law firm. Following the foundation of stock corporation and limited liability corporations we support and advise these corporations during corporate actions, in particular in connection with financing, the drafting of contractual models for employee-ownership such as stock option plans, transformations, conversions and mergers, the preparation and implementation of shareholder meetings and general meetings as well as the exclusion and severance of shareholders and the liability of managing directors.

Furthermore, we represent corporations in during legal challenges and actions to annul and to set aside invalidation suits and legal challenges. Concerning corporation law, we possess particular expertise arranging financing actions, be it via the usage of equity capital or loan capital or mezzanine-financing instruments.

In the last few years the amount of consultations regarding the capital market has increased enormously. We have advised corporations and their investors during the preparation and implementation of the initial public offer, we have supported private equity companies during the take-over measures of listed companies as well as represented them vis-à-vis BaFIN (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority). We support and advise clients regarding the compliance of the obligations according to the WpHG (Securities Trade Act) and other regulations regarding the capital market law and the stock corporation law.