Corporate transactions and activities require appropriate structure, risk assessment and strategic forecasting. Antimonopoly, regulatory and corporate governance issues must be duly taken into account. The strategic objectives of a deal must be aligned with the financial, tax, employment and intellectual property requirements.

We have built substantial expertise in complex domestic and cross-border transactions. An integrated approach provides our clients with a tangible competitive edge on a full range of corporate activities, be it raising capital, buying or selling business or company restructuring. We advise on a full spectrum of contractual structuring options, ranging from takeovers / bid offers and auctions to private transactions, divestitures and demergers. We consult on liability, risks and requirements imposed by regulatory authorities and look at the financial, tax, employment and intellectual property issues, with a view to ensure the smooth operation of our clients’ business.

Our legal experts in this area provide the following range of services:

  • Entity formation and maintenance (corporations, subsidiaries, representative offices, dormant companies)
  • Board of director’s and shareholder’s meetings
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Partnerships and joint ventures
  • Responsibilities, liabilities and fiduciary duties of directors of companies, and other corporate governance matters
  • Reorganizations, including pre-sale planning and group rationalizations
  • Corporate-related registrations, filings, disclosures, listings
  • Operation concerning increase and reductions of capital
  • Structuring M&A transactions
  • Assisting with and carrying out legal due diligence, including vendor due diligence
  • Legal opinions
  • Drafting and negotiating the entire M&A transaction documentation
  • Takeovers and shareholder protection
  • Fair competition clearance