Business and Economy

As a law firm specializing in commercial law, we advise on complex tasks and legal issues in the field of commercial and tax law. We handle these aspects in close cooperation with our clients.
Individual consulting, highly professional specialization, personal commitment, and interdisciplinary cooperation within our competence team "Business & Economy" and beyond are the key to quick and efficient success.
Our "Business & Economy" team is active in the expert areas of "M&A and Restructuring", "Corporate and Business Succession", "Foundations & Associations" and especially in the following areas of expertise:

 


Company Law and Intercompany Agreements

  • Evaluation of Entrepreneurial Decisions
  • Joint Venture and Participation Agreements
  • Domination and Profit Transfer Agreement
  • Transformation and Devsing Corporate Structures (Holding Structures, Spin-Offs)

Divisions, Mergers, Transformations

  • Establishment of Companies, Choice of Legal Form, Liquidation
  • Drafting of Articles of Association
  • Preparing participation structures
  • Preparing, Organizing and Holding Shareholders’ Meetings
  • Squeeze-Out
  • Initial Public Offerings
  • Delisting
  • Fulfilment of Disclosure Obligations
  • Strategic Consultation
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Drafting and Implementing Codes of Conduct
  • Drafting and Implementation of Internal Compliance Guidelines and Structures
  • Review/Drafting of contracts for Management Directors, Executive Board and Supervisory Board Members
  • Advice on Legal Restructuring, Equity Replacement Law, Internal Financing
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Voting Trust Agreements and Pooling Agreements
  • Assumption of Executive Positions as Supervisory Board, Advisory Board

Corporate Litigation/Arbitration

  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Pursuing and defending claims regarding Officers' and Directors’ Liability
  • Challenging Shareholders‘ Resolutions
  • Special Audits
  • Post M&A-Litigation

Trade, Agreement and Distribution

  • Drafting/Reviewing Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Agency Law, Law on Authorised Dealers and International Commercial Law
  • Contract Law/Distribution Rights
  • GTC (General Terms and Conditions) in Business Transactions

Joint Ventures

  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Articles of Association and Consortium Agreements
  • Operational Contracts (Manufacturing Contracts, Supply Contracts, Development Contracts)
  • Cooperation with Foreign Partner Law Firms in International Joint Ventures

Private Equity and Venture Capital

  • Conception and Implementation of Affiliate Programmes
  • Assisting in managing participations Legal Portfolio Management and legal  Management
  • Reorganisation and Restructuring of participations
  • LBOs
  • Advising Founders and Investors
  • Advice to Start-Ups and Seed-Investments
  • Investment and Participation Agreements
  • Legal Support in Financing and participation Rounds 
  • Managing Legal aspects for Portfolio Management

Company Protection, IT

  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademark Law
  • Competition Law
  • Copyright Law
  • IT Law

Company Taxes

  • Representation before Tax Authorities and Tax Courts
  • Corporate Taxes and Accounting Issues
  • Income Tax, Inheritance Tax and Gift Tax
  • Commercial and Fiscal Criminal Law, Voluntary Disclosure
  • Supporting Tax Audits

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Heinrich Rohde

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law Lecturer Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Certified company succession consultant (zentUma e.V.)

Tim Schwarzburg

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for labor law
Specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law
Mediator
Lecturer at the HS Koblenz – Faculty for Economic Sciences

Dr. jur. Hermann J. Knott LL.M. (UPenn)

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany and New York)

Georg Kaiser

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law
Specialist lawyer for tax law
Specialist lawyer for inheritance law
Lecturer Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Arnold Neuhaus

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for labor law
Specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law
Specialist lawyer for medical law

Dominic Steinborn

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for transport and forwarding law
Specialist lawyer for insurance law
Lecturer at the TH Köln (2014-2019)
Certified Compliance Officer (TÜV Rheinland)

Marcus Menster

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for labor law

Dr. Heiko A. Giermann, LL.M. (McGill)

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Certified Specialist in Transport and Forwarding Law
Guest lecturer Westfälische Hochschule (University of Applied Science)

Dr. Andreas Ziegler

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)

Michael Frohn

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)

Marc Werdein

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for transport and forwarding law
Specialist lawyer for insurance law

Eckhard K. Kunz

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)

Christine Libor

Partner
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist Lawyer for Copyright and Media Law

Sarah Emmes

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Lecturer Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Cathrin Stern

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law

Tanja Risse

Associated Partner
Specialist lawyer for intellectual property rights
Specialist lawyer for IT law
Specialist lawyer for copyright and media law
Lecturer at the University Koblenz-Landau

Dr. jur. Hanna Deutgen

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)

Jürgen Knorre

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for transport and forwarding law

Matthias Meinhardt

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)

Dr. Martin jur. Winkler

Legal assessor

Moritz Riehl

Attorney-at-law (Germany)

Hubertus Scherbarth, LL.M, B.A.

Research assistant

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