Company law

Corporate law is generally considered a fundamental part of general business law, providing the legal framework aimed at optimizing and increasing the efficiency of ownership and operations of companies within such framework.

Our range of corporate legal expertize comprises all corporate forms, including private/public limited companies, (limited) partnerships, foundations, etc. In addition to advising corporate entities, our practice also covers advise on issues arising between companies and their owners regarding exercise of their respective rights and obligations, as well as considerations and regulations between the shareholders.

Our corporate legal assistance is mainly provided to large and medium-sized enterprises, as well as international enterprises with a current or contemplated presence in Norway.

We also advice on corporate governance and directors’ liability issues, and we frequently assist companies looking to secure the public’s confidence in the company itself, its management and board of directors, by establishing protocols and principles of good corporate governance. Our practice also covers advise on issues relating to the interaction between owners, the board of directors and the general manager, and issues relating to the corporate bodies’ respective rights and obligations – e.g. directors’ and managements’ fiduciary duties and liability.

Our assistance is distinguished by our high level of competence, service and partner attention. We aim at providing first class, practical advice tailored to the clients’ commercial goals.

Select examples of matters that we frequently advise on:

  • Choice of corporate structure
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Establishment and dissolution of companies
  • Capitalisations in various forms
  • Protection for minority shareholders
  • Directors’ liability
  • Corporate governance

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