Incorporation: counsel and advice on choice of business entity; drafting and filing incorporation documents and registration.
Corporate secretarial: drafting of decisions, summonses, management reports and minutes; publications, legal formalities with local authorities and commercial court registrars.
Mergers and acquisitions: Structuring, due diligence, negotiation and drafting of intent letters, purchase and sale agreements, guarantees, share purchase agreements, buy-outs and spin-offs, acquisitions and joint ventures; advice and assistance on post-closing issues including indemnification and escrow arrangements.
Litigation: Assistance and representation on matters such as shareholder challenges or derivative suits, abusive dismissals and other various conflicts between board members and/or shareholders.
Bankruptcy: Assistance and representation to preemptively manage issues related to insolvency.
Corporate criminal matters: counsel and defense for charges of misuse of corporate assets, corruption and fraud (including accounting fraud and charges related to misuse of funds during restructuring), advice and training on extraterritorial application of American (FCPA, SOX) and UK bribery laws and French blocking statutes.