Disputes under Stock Corporation and Capital Markets Law

GLNS regularly successfully advises clients in disputes under stock corporation law and under capital markets law. We act for shareholders and companies in enforcing and defending their rights, namely in defective resolutions actions regarding resolutions of the general meeting as well as special procedures under stock corporation law such as appraisal rights procedures and information procedures. In addition, we focus on out-of-court advice and representation of investors and entrepreneurs in connection with the enforcement of shareholders’ rights (shareholder activism and investor activism). Furthermore, we act in disputes under capital markets law such as actions for damages based on a breach of ad-hoc publicity duties.

Our clients benefit from our outstanding expertise and long-time experience in complex legal disputes and stock corporation and capital markets law.

Selected References:

  • International engineering group on disputes in a joint venture company (rescission of resolutions of the general meeting, information procedure under stock corporation law, application for a special audit, enforcement of claims for damages and injunctive relief against the joint venture partner)
  • IT company on the defense against actions challenging the effectiveness of resolutions of the general meeting as well as in a release procedure under stock corporation law regarding the registration of a capital increase in the commercial register
  • Majority shareholder and supervisory board of a publicly listed company on court action regarding the expulsion of members of the supervisory board as well as the declaration of invalidity of the financial statements of a subsidiary
  • Publicly listed investment company on the defense against a motion for an injunction to hinder dividend payments as well as actions for declaration of invalidity of financial statements
  • TecDax company on investigation procedures of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) based on a breach of ad-hoc publicity duties