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BANKING AND CAPITAL MARKET LAW
We provide advice to banks on issues at the
interface between corporate and banking supervision law, and support issuers
capital market transactions, particularly with regard to the issue of bonds and
debentures. Moreover, our services include
consulting for listed companies,
especially in the areas of ad-hoc publicity, reporting requirements, insider
trading law, and
the preparation of shareholders' meetings.
We provide comprehensive support to our clients
on all issues regarding business and corporate law.
We focus particularly on the following areas:
Sales law (distributors,
commercial agents, franchising, commission merchants, brokers)
IP and IT law (industrial
property rights, domains, e-commerce, trademark and registered design law, license
agreements, collaborations and R&D, advertising law)
Copyright law (in particular
the protection of works, protection of images, exploitation rights, user
contracts, distribution agreements, licence agreements, publishing law)
COMPLIANCE, BUSINESS, AND FISCAL CRIMINAL LAW
We support our clients in the establishment and
ongoing evaluation of compliance systems, and will consult and represent
in business and fiscal criminal law matters.
CORPORATE LAW, REORGANISATIONS
We provide comprehensive advise to our clients
in the area of corporate law and reorganizations.
We focus particularly on the
Choice of legal form and
of members of managing boards, executives, and members of supervisory boards
and international reorganizations
Capital measures and financing
agreements, articles of association, voting agreements
FOUNDATION AND INHERITANCE LAW
We provide comprehensive advice to our clients
on succession planning and on the establishment of private foundations.
addition, we provide continuous legal support for existing private
We provide the following services in the area
of labour law:
Drafting of employment
contracts and executive contracts
Consulting on the transfer of
companies and on (domestic and international) reorganizations
Organization of employee
participations (stock options)
Representation in proceedings
before courts of labour and social matters
We represent our clients in all contentious and
out-of-court proceedings. We focus in particular on the representation
of managing boards, executives, and members of supervisory boards.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
We offer our clients comprehensive support in
the acquisition and sale of companies.
Our services include
and organisation of the sale process
of a legal due diligence review (both for purchasers and sellers)
and negotiation of contracts
REAL ESTATE LAW
support our clients in real estate transactions and project developments, and
we provide advice on tenancy and housing law.
We offer the following services
exchange, donation, rental, and leasing of property
Conduct of approval procedures