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Our strengths in this area include incorporation, structuring and restructuring in times of change. We advise businesses on all areas of corporate law. Listed companies and their officers and directors (CEO/CRO) benefit from our vast expertise in compliance issues.
We represent national and international employers and members of executive bodies in all issues of individual and collective labor law, including social securities law and immigration law. We have a specialized focus on issues and processes relating to corporate transformations. We provide comprehensive support with restructurings, ranging from planning and negotiations with works councils and trade unions through to the implementation of operational changes.
From seed investment rounds, convertibles, syndicated loans, leveraged buyouts, bonds, mezzanines and unitranches to restructuring finance and debt-to-equity swaps: corporate finance is one of our key areas. We advise you on debt and equity financing in growth and restructuring scenarios and guide you through the entire process.
We advise and represent businesses and research institutions in all matters of copyright and other intellectual property law, including trademarks. We provide sector-specific expertise when advising media, IT, software and engineering companies.
We represent clients in national and international litigation and arbitration in all areas of commercial or corporate law. We will gladly support you with our extensive forensic experience in the areas of IP (including trademark law), competition, technology and media law, corporate and labor law.
Whether it be national, cross-border, growth, reorganization, restructuring or distressed M&A: We will support your strategy and its implementation with legal know-how and a large network of industry insiders and experts. Are you looking for the right business partner for your M&A project? We can connect you with the right people and will actively support the realization of your project.
We support international companies and entrepreneurs seeking to enter the German market. Our clients benefit from our extensive network within German industry and from our longstanding experience, particularly with companies from China, the US, the UK and Russia.
Our notarial services complete our advice in the field of business law. Notary Dr. Maximilian Murawo advises in particular in corporate law matters and real estate transactions, but also in inheritance and family law matters. He notarizes in German and English and is at your side wherever independence, impartiality and legal certainty are particularly important.
We advise and represent businesses and research institutions in data protection, privacy matters and cybersecurity matters. We specialize in employee and customer privacy, privacy audits, policies and international and cross-border data transfer.
We support companies, officers and entrepreneurs during the challenging phase of restructuring. We advise on pre-insolvency restructurings, including protection proceedings under Section 270b of the German Insolvency Regulations (InsO) (Schutzschirmverfahren), and guide clients through insolvency proceedings with respect to all issues of labor law, corporate finance, company and insolvency law. Our network helps you find the right partner for restructuring management, refinancing and the implementation of restructuring plans.
Start-ups require not only sound legal advice but also partnerships that add real value, be it through flexible fee arrangements or connecting them with experienced and successful business partners. Our extensive network in the Berlin start-up ecosystem enables us to perfect match-making. A special partnership has been established with the Founder Institute, the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator.
Do you require assistance with complex (including cross-border) projects on matters relating to privacy, data protection/security, licensing and software distribution? We can advise you on data and media regulation as well as e-commerce/e-payment, and will guide you safely through technology transactions, software distribution and SaaS solutions, contract arrangements and act on your behalf in any related litigation.