“The “comply or explain” rule governing the appointment of outside directors in public companies in Japan is modeled after the German Corporate Governance Code.”

Corporate Law

Whether for a company shareholder or stakeholder, we provide professional advice in all areas of corporate law governing private and public companies, partnerships and any other company types. We assist in the establishment of subsidiaries, joint ventures, and all kinds of corporate reorganization procedures. Our advisory services in this field include:

  • Corporate housekeeping: preparation and maintenance of governance documents, such as articles of association, bylaws, minutes of shareholders’ and board meetings, internal rules, as well as shareholders’ agreements and service agreements for board members;
  • Corporate structuring: equity participation plans, such as convertible bonds, option agreements, trust agreements, silent partnerships, and employee participation programs;
  • Structured corporate finance: debt and equity finance, classes of stock, capital measures, cash pooling schemes, capital increase or decrease, contribution-in-kind, divestments etc.
  • Corporate reorganization: corporate split, mergers, demergers, spin-off etc.
  • Corporate governance and compliance;
  • Corporate litigation and arbitration.

Our experienced and competent lawyers ensure compliance with a constantly changing legal environment and strive for the best economically practical and legally secure solution. With an entrepreneurial mindset, a good portion of pragmatism, solid legal expertise and last but not least our passion for what we do, we ensure not to miss our clients goals.

“The “comply or explain” rule governing the appointment of outside directors in public companies in Japan is modeled after the German Corporate Governance Code.”

Corporate Law

Whether for a company shareholder or stakeholder, we provide professional advice in all areas of corporate law governing private and public companies, partnerships and any other company types. We assist in the establishment of subsidiaries, joint ventures, and all kinds of corporate reorganization procedures. Our advisory services in this field include:

  • Corporate housekeeping: preparation and maintenance of governance documents, such as articles of association, bylaws, minutes of shareholders’ and board meetings, internal rules, as well as shareholders’ agreements and service agreements for board members;
  • Corporate structuring: equity participation plans, such as convertible bonds, option agreements, trust agreements, silent partnerships, and employee participation programs;
  • Structured corporate finance: debt and equity finance, classes of stock, capital measures, cash pooling schemes, capital increase or decrease, contribution-in-kind, divestments etc.
  • Corporate reorganization: corporate split, mergers, demergers, spin-off etc.
  • Corporate governance and compliance;
  • Corporate litigation and arbitration.

Our experienced and competent lawyers ensure compliance with a constantly changing legal environment and strive for the best economically practical and legally secure solution. With an entrepreneurial mindset, a good portion of pragmatism, solid legal expertise and last but not least our passion for what we do, we ensure not to miss our clients goals.