BADOKH provides comprehensive legal services with respect to all kinds of corporate-law matters. Our experts have broad experience when it comes to advising corporations, their statutory and supervisory bodies, shareholders, and Czech or foreign investors.
People from our team made crucial contributions to the complete overhaul of Czech company law that was part of the recent "recodification" of Czech private law, and are regular contributors to key publications in the area of company law (e.g. the Commentary on the Corporations Act, C.H. Beck 2014, or the Commentary on the Transformations Act, C.H. Beck 2010).
BADOKH provides comprehensive and fully integrated legal and tax advisory services in all areas of corporate law, which includes the entire range of corporate governance issues, the relations between corporations and their shareholders (and among shareholders themselves), the liability of corporations, their bodies and their management, i.e., in particular:
establishing corporations and joint ventures, relocating corporations to other EU member states, founding a public EU company (Societas Europaea)
domestic and cross-border transformations (mergers, demergers, transfers of assets to the shareholder, changes of the legal form), including a tax assessment of the structure and of the terms of the transformation
advisory services regarding the downsizing or discontinuation of operations, and the liquidation of corporations
advising on the law of groups of companies, incl. changes to group structures and asset transfers within groups of companies
transfers of ownership interest and shares
transfers of enterprises (or parts of enterprises)
establishing and closing subsidiaries and branch offices
legal reviews and audits (due diligence), both in the form of comprehensive reviews and limited due diligence focusing on individual issues/topics
pre-sale and post-sale restructuring
organizing and holding general meetings
optimizing the management structure and corporate governance at corporations
legal assistance to management and supervisory bodies and their members
installing and removing board members at corporations and their compensation packages, incl. manager agreements, internal policies, option programs
the provision of financial assistance
increasing and decreasing the capital stock of corporations
distribution of profit shares or other funds of the company, advance payments on dividends
compliance with public disclosure duties
BADOKH always takes great care to ensure the effective structuring of projects in legal and tax terms. Moreover, our experts are highly experienced in all areas of M&A, securities law, and restructuring, and regularly assist clients in reaching strategic and tactical business decisions also as regards the structuring of related financial issues.