Corporate Law

Austrian and international corporate law is one of the core competences of our firm. We advise medium-sized and listed companies and subsidiaries of multinationals on all corporate law issues, from the simple establishment of partnerships or companies to corporate governance issues to complex, cross-border restructurings.

Our services

  • articles of association of partnerships and corporations
  • shareholders' agreements
  • mergers, de-mergers and contributions
  • cross-border mergers
  • cross-border migrations
  • support in shareholders' meetings, in particular in 'critical' general shareholders' meetings
  • representation in disputes between shareholders or between a shareholder and the company
  • stock option plans, including phantom stock option plans
  • corporate governance, in particular of banks and insurance companies

Expertise & Experience

  • design and implementation of the first cross-border migration of the registered seat of an EU corporation into the jurisdiction of the companies' register of the Commercial Court of Vienna
  • cross-border merger of an Austrian limited liability company into its Czech affiliate
  • day-to-day legal advice of the listed SkyEurope Holding AG in contentious general shareholders' meetings
  • reorganization of the Novartis Group in Austria
  • reorganization of the Danaher/Leica Group in Austria
  • post-acquisition reorganization of the Römerquelle Group in Austria