Another focus of our law firm is the law of associations and foundations.
Foundations can be a suitable means of private and corporate succession. Together with our cooperation partner HLB Dr. Dienst & Partner, we advise on conceptual, tax, and legal issues, in particular with regard to the optimal use of all tax advantages of setting up a foundation as well as non-profit issues.
Our clients include large and small, well-known and less well-known federations, associations and foundations at national and international level.
An overview of our expertise in this field:
- Legal, Tax and Conceptual advice on the Establishment of Entrepreneurial Foundations, Family Foundations, Non-Profit Foundations, Associations and Non-Profit Organizations of other Legal Forms
- Advice in the Selection of Location and Bodies
- Advice and Drafting of Articles of Association and other Founding Documents
- Coordination with the respective competent Authorities and, if necessary, the Church Supervisory Authority
- Consideration of the Financing Structure including Tax Aspects
- Legal and Tax Advice of Foundations, Associations, Federations and Non-Profit Organizations including their Bodies as well as their Representation vis-à-vis the competent Foundation, Tax and other Authorities
- Legal and Tax Planning, Organization and Support of Non-Profit Projects including Cooperation and Grant Agreements
- Value Added Tax Law for Non-Profit Organizations
- Representation of Foundations and acting Bodies vis-à-vis Foundation Supervisory and Fiscal Authorities in Disputes and Liability Cases
- Representation of Associations and acting Bodies towards Supervisory Bodies, Courts, Tax Authorities in Disputes and Liability Cases
- Advice in Employment and Contract Law as well as Representation of Foundations and Associations
- In Cooperation with HLB Dr. Dienst & Partner comprehensive Tax Support and Annual Audit