Corporate and Insolvency Law

Companies, associations and foundations have to deal every day with legal issues concerning their incorporation, governance, restructuring and solvency.

Our practice “Corporate and Insolvency Law” offers to the owners, managers, legal and financial departments as well as all third parties stakeholders the adequate legal support for mergers, acquisition and scission operations, transfers of activity, shareholders’ conflict resolution, restructuring of an undertaking, judicial reorganisation, bankruptcy and voluntary or judiciary liquidation. Multilingual and multidisciplinary, our team of attorneys also closely works when necessary with our practices of employment law, real estate law, tax law or competition law.

Our services:

  • Due diligence for M&A operations
  • Drafting and negotiation of share deal or asset deal contracts
  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts covering relationships between investors (shareholder agreements, buy or sale options)
  • Preparation of share capital increase or reduction, shareholdership restructuring or management buy-out
  • Corporate housekeeping
  • Advice and drafting support for the adoption or amendments of articles of association, internal regulations, codes of conduct and creation of joint-ventures
  • Preparation, planning and implementation of restructuring plans
  • Preparation and representation during judicial reorganisation, bankruptcy or liquidation procedures
  • Legal support alongside crisis managers (negotiation of contracts, debt restructuring, other measures to safeguard the undertaking)

Our experience

  • Representation of sellers, buyers or candidate buyers in the context of M&A operations of both listed and non-listed companies
  • Frequent advice to family-owned SMEs for their operations of transfer to the next generation or third parties
  • Advisor to international consortia for the incorporation of joint entities
  • Frequent appointment as bankruptcy trustee or judicial liquidator

Our Team