Commercial Law. Mergers and Acquisitions

Stuchlíková & Partners provides comprehensive legal advice relating to commercial law, company law, and mergers and acquisitions. We assist clients in all phases and areas of their business, from establishing a company, preparing contracts, agreements among shareholders and joint venture agreements, up to providing advice when selling a company.

Legal advice would not be complete without incorporating the tax and accounting aspects of the recommended approach. We always recommend tax planning and tax optimisation before starting any business. This is why we have experienced tax and accounting advisors in our team that we always consult when recommending a particular legal approach.

In relation to company law and corporate law, Stuchlíková & Partners provides the following services:

  • Establishing companies and cooperatives, including a proposal for the tax optimisation of the structures
  • Appointing and recalling a company's body
  • Relations between a company and the members of its bodies, agreements on performance of the office
  • Changes to a company's registered office
  • Transfer of ownership interest, shares, and members' rights and obligations connected with membership in a cooperative
  • Relations between shareholders, shareholder agreements
  • Increasing or reducing registered capital
  • Preparing the minutes of general meetings and membership meetings
  • Registration in the commercial register
  • Dissolving and liquidating a company

In relation to commercial law, Stuchlíková & Partners typically provides the following legal advice:

  • Drafting or revising commercial contracts and other contractual documentation – purchase agreements, contracts for work, agency contracts, mediation contracts, franchise agreements
  • Drafting or revising business conditions
  • Issues relating to joint ventures
  • Structuring legal relations between entities in a holding
  • Disposition with an enterprise (business)
  • Protection of information and know how
  • Precontractual liability

Lawyers and tax experts at Stuchlíková & Partners have extensive experience with the acquisition and sale of companies and providing comprehensive legal audits or due diligence for leading Czech and international investors. In relation to the acquisition and sale of companies, Stuchlíková & Partners provides the following legal services:

  • Legal due diligence and audits
  • Drafting and negotiating acquisition documentation
  • Post-acquisition changes (changes to bodies, restructuring, transformations)

During the restructuring of companies and business, we provide legal advice in the following areas:

  • Planning and implementing transformations or restructuring of companies
  • Mergers, demergers, change of legal form, and tranfer of assets to a shareholder