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Capital market oriented corporate law

Luther advises listed stock corporations on an ongoing basis in all matters pertaining to stock corporation and capital market law:

  • Drafting articles of association for stock corporations which correspond to capital-market standards
  • IPOs
  • Providing advice regarding corporate action (whether or not requiring a prospectus)
    • Especially capital increases for cash with subscription rights and immediate or subsequent private placement
    • Capital increases for contributions in kind
    • Capital increases using the company's own funds
  • Simplified capital reductions, as the case may be, with a subsequent capital increase (e.g., dept-equity swap)
  • Ordinary capital reductions
  • Advice on corporate governance issues
  • Offering advice regarding the German Securities Trading Act (disclosure requirements, insider law, voting rights announcements, etc.)
  • Advising bidders within the context of public takeovers
  • Advising the target company during public takeovers
  • Representing companies and entrepreneurial shareholders in disputes regarding stock corporation law
  • Squeeze-outs
  • Representation in legal proceedings regarding shareholders' compensation claims
  • Delisting and down-listing of listed corporations


Dr. Eberhard Vetter, Partner
Phone +49 221 9937 25729