Company succession

Preparing and planning for company succession is one of the greatest challenges for entrepreneurs. The aim is to set the course for the future of the company and also keep the peace within the family. This is precisely where our expertise comes into play.

Together with the tax experts of our cooperation partner LeitnerLeitner, our specialists develop customized company succession solutions that take into account both civil and tax law aspects. We attach particular importance to the individual wishes and expectations of the company owner and the owner family. In cross-border issues, we can draw on our network of experienced cooperation law firms abroad. This allows us to offer you the best possible support to help you lead your company into a successful future.

Our areas of expertise

  • Preparation of a “contingency plan”

  • Development of a long-term succession concept, and assistance with its implementation

  • Establishment of private foundations to protect the company from future succession conflicts and to ensure that beneficiaries are taken care of

  • Review of declarations of foundation within the scope of our Foundation Check

  • Revision of foundation declarations with a view to securing the influence of the next generation (possibly with intermediate structures under company law)

  • Review of articles of association within the scope of our By-Laws Check

  • Drafting/revision/redrafting of articles of association

  • Drafting and adaptation of wills, contracts of waiver of inheritance and compulsory portion, inheritance contracts, deeds of gift causa mortis

  • Provisions for the event of legal incapacity

  • Advice and representation in (international) probate proceedings

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