Commercial and corporate law

Areas of Expertise

The firm’s activities in the field of commercial and corporate law comprehend advice and legal assistance of companies and their shareholders or partners, at all stages of their existence (foundation, day-to-day business, restructuring, transfer, liquidation). We assist entrepreneurs in achieving their plans and advise the businesses, their executives or their shareholders in the field of financing, restructuring, sales and acquisitions (conversion, merger, demerger, etc.).
From the shareholders’ standpoint, the firm advises and assists them in the context of negotiation, conclusion and implementation of shareholder agreements, fulfilment of their social or patrimonial rights and acquisition as well as transfer of their interest that also comprehends advice in the field of business transfers. In connection with the above, issues of inheritance planning also can be examined.
We also act in the field of drafting and overseeing of small prints and main contracts regarding our clients.

In the field of corporate governance, the clients can rely on strong firm’s expertise gained notably by being members of medium-sized and major companies, listed or not, as well as through their teaching and academic publishing.

As part of its practice, the firm advises and assists companies also in the field of competition law and intellectual property law (anti-trust legislation, unfair competition law, distribution agreements, trade marks law, licensing law, etc.).

Practising in this field:
François Chaudet, Guy Mustaki, Peter Schaufelberger, Jérôme Guex, Florian Chaudet, David Regamey and Christophe Perrin.