Corporate law issues are radical for an organisation and have legal consequences. Insight in the legal possibilities and risks is essential for your company. This also applies to the way in which you legally organise and set up your business.
How we can help
GMW lawyers can assist you with the legal (re)structuring and the merger or sale of your company. Our team can help when your company enters into a partnership, for example a joint venture, and a partnership agreement must be established. We can also help you prepare a shareholders’ agreement. Do you need other commercial contracts? Customised terms and conditions? We will be pleased to assist.
Do you want to know more about directors’ liability, what you should do in case of corporate disputes from summary proceedings to an inquiry procedure or appeal, disputes between shareholders, directors, partners and other stakeholders? Is there a liability issue or another commercial dispute? Have any of your properties been seized or is it necessary to create a recovery position? Is your company dealing with an international dispute and / or are there IPR issues? The protection of personal data is also a point of concern for almost every company. How do you deal with privacy and data breaches?
In short, we advise and litigate on a wide range of topics which may concern your business. We provide insight into risks and are happy to limit them for your company. Our team is skilled in collaborating from a legal perspective in the development of your company. Because of the interaction between our transaction (M&A), contracts, insolvency and litigation practices, we can assist you (and your company) at the negotiating table and, if necessary, also in court.
Why choose us
Our activities are diverse, but we always apply the same principles: high legal quality, with attention to the strategic and tactical aspects of the case. We strive for practical, effective and efficient solutions with an eye for your commercial interest.
Depending on the size of a case, we work individually or in teams. Where necessary, we make use of the expertise of other specialists in our office in the field of employment law, pensions, real estate and/ or intellectual property. We keep all team as small as possible. You always have a fixed point of contact. If necessary, we also involve your external advisers in the process, such as corporate financial advisers, accountants, notaries or tax specialists.
We act for various nationally and / or internationally operating companies, such as SME’s, large companies, investment companies and (para) governmental institutions. As a result, we are involved in various matters and are well acquainted with the dynamics of international relations. We assist the aforementioned entrepreneurs, directors, supervisory directors, shareholders, partners, financiers and trade creditors and advise and litigate on the following subjects, among others:
- Mergers and (business) takeovers
- Corporate & commercial litigation (disputes within the company)
- (Directors’) liability
- Shareholder agreements
- Shareholder relationships and disputes
- Corporate governance
- Cooperation (association) and
- Commercial contracts, including franchise, agency and distribution agreements, duration agreements, general terms and conditions, confidentiality agreements (NDAs), service level agreements (SLA’s), assignment agreements, license agreements and cooperation agreements
- Joint ventures
- Intellectual property rights
- Privacy and protection of personal data
- Debt collection
- Seizure and execution
Help with corporate law
For more information about corporate law, or to discuss your specific needs, please contact our Company & Insolvency lawyers.