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Joint Ventures and Reorganizations Lawyers

Joint ventures and reorganizations offer companies the chance to optimize their internal operations, respond to emerging trends or tap into new market opportunities. Our experienced team of Corporate lawyers anticipate any legal and economic challenges and work together with you to find pragmatic solutions. We will help you to create the right structures within the individual companies, allowing you to take maximum advantage of the available opportunities.

Often, joint ventures and reorganizations are international in scope. As such, they require highly efficient teamwork across jurisdictions and practice areas.

Range of services

  • Joint ventures and minority stakes
    • Shareholder agreements, including voting arrangements and corporate governance
    • Structuring
    • Financing
    • Management structures
    • Dispute resolution mechanisms
    • Termination
  • National and cross-border legal mergers
    • Optimizing regulatory requirements
    • Negotiations with employee representatives
  • Restructuring a group
    • Optimizing group structures
    • Risk allocation
    • Splits, spin-offs and divestments
  • Reorganizations of all kinds
  • Establishment of European stock corporations (Societas Europaea)
    • Structuring, planning and implementing
    • Design of management systems
    • Employee stock option procedures 

Focus

Joint ventures and reorganizations are two of our key practice areas. Our clients include international and national listed and non-listed companies, ranging from multinational corporations to SMEs and family-owned businesses.

Given our extensive experience and deep local expertise, we can provide effective advice on highly complex measures, always with our clients’ interests at heart. Thanks to our international network, clients can rely on seamless legal advice from a single source, regardless of the European jurisdictions involved.

 
Stéphane Collin
Stéphane Collin
Partner
Belgium, Brussels
Stéphane specialises in the restructuring of private and public companies. He advises Belgian and foreign groups on the structuring of their shareholdings (in particular through mergers, transfers or...
Vincent Dirckx
Vincent Dirckx
Partner
Belgium, Brussels
Vincent started his career in New York working for Kelley Drye & Warren and then Baker & McKenzie. He then joined Freshfields’ Belgian practice and worked mostly in Brussels but also from London. From...
David Prync
David Prync
Partner
Belgium, Brussels
David Prync joined the corporate practice of CMS Brussels office in 2011. David’s work focuses on domestic and international transaction matters as he specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private...
Candice Kunkera
Candice Kunkera
Senior Associate
Belgium, Brussels
Candice advises clients on various aspects of corporate law, notably mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructurings, operations on equity as well as corporate governance matters, both in a domestic...
Jacques Bakualu
Jacques Bakulu
Associate
Belgium, Brussels
Jacques assists clients on various aspects of corporate law in both advisory and transactional contexts, including on mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and company law matters.He was called...
Julie Perret
Julie Perret
Associate
Belgium, Brussels
Julie practices in all areas of corporate law with particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, corporate governance and compliance and corporate dispute resolutions.In these...