Corporate Organizations and Securities

Lex Mundi’s Corporate Organizations and Securities group provides advice on the formation and structuring of corporate organizations, the structure and jurisdiction for particular transactions, issues of corporate governance and fiduciary compliance structures and related matters.

Our member firm lawyers have a thorough knowledge and deep understanding of the issues that are critical to business success. They understand not only the imperatives of organizing the enterprise, fiscal efficiency and governance, but also the need to minimize potential liabilities and fully comply with legal obligations. These matters can become increasingly important as the organization grows and raises capital, undertakes transactions and expands both domestically and internationally. Our member firms have the expertise and experience necessary to help establish, build and sustain your business almost anywhere in the world.

Lawyers in the Corporate Organizations and Securities group are drawn from Lex Mundi’s global network of 160 top-tier firms in more than 100 countries. Their broad-based capabilities assure ready access to the legal expertise, local market insight and the seamless service and collaboration that multinational clients demand.

Experience and Areas of Expertise

  • Formation and structuring of corporate organizations, including:
    • Choice of organizational type (private or public) and jurisdiction;
    • Selection of appropriate vehicles (such as partnerships, joint ventures, limited or unlimited companies); and
    • Governance structures
  • Private capital raisings, including seed and subsequent venture and development capital funding rounds
  • Flotations, initial public offerings and introductions
  • Secondary fund raisings such as placings, rights issues and open offers
  • Corporate governance issues, including directors’ duties and obligations
  • Shareholders’ rights, entitlements and duties
  • Indemnifications, limitation of liability and liability exculpation
  • Regulatory and compliance matters

Connections to Even More Knowledge, Skills and Services

When your legal needs move beyond corporate organization and securities issues, lawyers in our network can connect you to the additional knowledge, experience, skills and services you might require from their full-service commercial law firms.