Soetaert Advocaten
Soetaert Advocaten

CORPORATE

GENERAL CORPORATE PRACTICE

We provide advice and support in relation to a wide range of company law matters, such as:

  • incorporation and structuring of companies, subsidiaries and branch offices
  • drafting of articles of association
  • drafting of shareholders’ agreements
  • drafting of management agreements
  • appointing, dismissing and replacing managers, directors and auditors
  • shareholder rights
  • directors’ duties and responsibilities
  • convening and preparing minutes of shareholders’ meetings and meetings of the board of directors
  • preparing special reports of the board of directors
  • capital increases and reductions
  • dividend distributions
  • conflicts of interest
  • etc.

ACQUISITIONS AND CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING

We provide advice on planning, structuring, documentation and implementation of transactions, such as:

  • mergers and de-mergers
  • share purchase and sale transactions
  • acquisitions and dispositions of assets and business divisions
  • management buy-outs
  • corporate restructuring, divestments
  • winding-up of entities and businesses
  • etc.

We draft, review and negotiate agreements and provide advice on development and implementation of strategies, such as:

  • non-disclosure agreements
  • letters of intent
  • acquisition agreements
  • exit strategies
  • restructuring
  • etc.

LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

We bring a practical approach to disputes, try to resolve disputes by negotiation and, if required, resolve disputes through the Courts. We handle disputes, such as:

  • disputes among directors, between directors and shareholders or among shareholders
  • directors’ duties and responsibilities
  • warranties in relation to mergers and acquisitions
  • forced purchase/sale of shares
  • etc.