Company Law

VDE LEGAL assists a broad clientele of companies and self-employed persons in the field of company law. VDE LEGAL’s activity in this regard is very broad and covers the following areas in particular:

  • legal structure, corporate governance, incentive plans (stock options), delegation of authority
  • Assistance and advice to managers and shareholders on issues specific to their status
  • Support in structuring and legal optimization of companies (social law, tax law, environmental law)
  • Implementation of legal audits
  • Drafting and negotiation of contractual documents
    • National or cross-border mergers and separations
    • Support in structuring and legal optimization of companies
    • Social law, tax law, environmental law
    • Due diligence
    • Implementation of legal audits
    • Drafting and negotiation of contractual documents
    • Management Buy Out (MBO)
    • Leveraged buy-out (LBO)
    • Capital markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Redemption of shares on controlled, regulated or free markets, block sales
  • IPO and subsequent refinancings
  • Increases in capital

Companies in difficulty

  • Problem analysis
  • Debt restructuring, drafting and implementation of security interests
  • Support for and setting up of restructuring operations
  • Organization and monitoring of precautionary procedures (collective settlement procedure, bankruptcy)

Settlement and prevention of conflicts between shareholders

  • Shareholder agreements
  • Liability guarantees

Responsibility of business leaders

  • Criminal liability
  • Civil liability
  • Liability in specific areas of law (social, environmental, urban planning)