Company Law

FERRERE’s team of Company Law specialists supports clients on all legal matters related to creating and maintaining companies, consortia, foundations or associations. It tailors its advice to the specific circumstances of each client, collaborating in the planning and implementation of the most appropriate structure for the client’s business.

The firm’s Company Law professionals leading professionals on an everyday basis in complex transactions: purchase and sale of company interests and commercial establishments; planning and implementation of company reorganizations; mergers and acquisitions; demergers; joint ventures; negotiation of shareholder agreements, defense of minority partners, and financing vehicles.

The firm supports its clients in their day-to-day business: organization of companies, participation in shareholder and administrative meetings, amendment of bylaws, change in type of company and business liquidation. It also administers complex and simple companies. In all cases its policy is to get the jump on problems, coordinating with the firm’s Tax service and other practice groups. Along with specialists in other areas of law, the Company Law professionals analyze the particularities of each business and seek the greatest return for shareholders through efficient administration and the best corporate government practices.

The attorneys and other professionals have been actively involved in director and administrator liability issues, corporate litigation and conflicts among partners, as well as their prevention, in close coordination with the firm’s Litigation group.

The group is increasingly involved in advising family businesses, where it stands out for its contribution to corporate governance formalization and professionalization. It also works for clients in personal wealth management and estate planning.

Much of their work is multinational, and FERRERE joins in work teams with experts in other jurisdictions to find optimum solutions.


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