The Firm advises on company and business law, in relation to all the phases and events involving shareholders and corporate governance, such as: directors’ and auditors’ obligations and responsibilities, support in proceedings initiated by Regulatory Authorities, shareholders’ rights, majority shareholders’ rights and protection of minority shareholders, drafting of the minutes of company documents, appeals against resolutions on the approval of the financial statement and resolutions taken by corporate bodies. The Firm also provides legal support to defend companies, corporate officers and shareholders in ordinary litigation or arbitration proceedings.
BCL provides specific support to national and international Clients as for extraordinary transactions (mergers, demergers, acquisitions of stakes, transfer of businesses or business units or other corporate assets, recapitalizations) and the setting-up of new companies and consortia (along with the identification and organization of the corporate governance and drafting of shareholders and joint venture agreements). BCL offers advice through all the stages of the transaction: from prior commitments and due diligence to closing and fulfilments thereof, focusing on the legal framework of the agreement, the drafting and check of the contractual documents, the analysis of financial investments, the tax treatment, the antitrust and regulatory implications. To this purpose, the Firm has access to a pool of freelance qualified lawyers who boast a long-standing and recognised experience and expertise.