The market-leading corporate law practice of SZA Schilling Zutt & Anschütz covers the entire spectrum of corporate law (including the law on corporate groups) and is best known for its high-profile board advisory services for listed companies. At the same time, it has cross-generational client relationships with a large number of leading family-owned enterprises.
Many of SZA Schilling Zutt & Anschütz's lawyers are editors or authors of important standard works on corporate law.
Range of services
- Transformation measures including SE transformations and cross-border mergers
- Capital raising and restructurings
- Spin-offs and restructurings
- Corporate preparation for the achievement of IPO readiness and preparation of an IPO
- Preparation and legal support of general meetings and shareholders' meetings
- Dealing with activist investors, proxy fights
- Liability of members of governing bodies
- Corporate governance
- Legality assessment and compliance with the requirements of the Business Judgement Rule in the context of business decisions
- Compliance issues
- Actions for avoidance, appraisal proceedings and other disputes under company law
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Client mandates (selection)
- Advising the Supervisory Board of Uniper in connection with the energy crisis and takeover by the Federal Republic of Germany (2022)
- Advising the insolvency administrator of Wirecard on liability issues (2022)
- Advising the board of directors of Vitesco on carve-out and IPO (2021)
- Advising the supervisory board of innogy in connection with the takeover by E.ON, transfer of material assets to RWE and in connection with the squeeze-out (2021)
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Can the sole shareholder of a German limited liability company (GmbH) dismiss the managing director if the articles of association provide that the (optional) supervisory board is responsible for appointing and dismissing the managing director?
Can the sole shareholder of a German limited liability company (GmbH) dismiss the managing director?