Client Services

Marcalliance Members provide legal assistance on the following practice areas:

To ensure the long-term prosperity and financial stability of a company, it is crucial to effectively and efficiently handle legal affairs. The reputable law firms affiliated with Marcalliance have established a strong reputation and possess extensive expertise in supporting a wide range of clients, including corporations, SMEs, covering the entire spectrum of various industries, as well as banks, creditors’ committees, hedge funds, insurance companies, and other financial institutions. Our members offer a comprehensive array of services that cover the intricacies of corporate law, encompassing the distinct nuances of national legislation while adeptly navigating the complexities of cross-border concerns.

Key services include:

  • Corporate governance and compliance advisory.
  • Reorganization and restructuring, including mergers, demergers, and transformations.
  • Drafting and reviewing legal agreements (articles of association, shareholders’ agreements, syndicate agreements).
  • Counsel for corporate bodies, addressing management and liability issues.
  • Representation in shareholders’ and general meetings.
  • Corporate housekeeping services.
  • Assistance in preventing and resolving shareholder disputes.
  • Expertise in association law and guidance for partnerships.
  • Advising on structuring and financing of M&A transactions.
  • Handling cross-border M&A transactions.
  • Private M&A transactions (buy-side and sell-side).
  • Facilitating bidding processes.
  • Private equity transactions.
  • Merger control guidance.
  • Advising on privatisations.
  • Conducting legal due diligence assessments

An essential aspect of practicing law involves comprehending the underlying business drivers that encompass the diverse array of activities governed by contract law. The reputable law firms affiliated with Marcalliance have built a solid standing and possess extensive proficiency in the field of commercial/contracts law. They specialize in delivering legal services pertaining to business transactions and contractual matters.

Key services include:

  • Assisting with creation, examination, and negotiation of various commercial agreements.
  • Ensuring adherence to legal requirements.
  • Guidance in handling contract disputes.
  • Aiding in resolving conflicts.
  • Safeguarding interests through negotiation, mediation, or litigation.
  • Providing advice on regulatory compliance.

Our affiliated members of Marcalliance, specializing in corporate structuring, provide comprehensive legal services to assist clients in establishing, maintaining, and optimizing their corporate structures. With their expertise, businesses can effectively navigate complex legal landscapes, mitigate risks, and establish efficient and legally compliant structures to build a strong foundation for sustainable growth and success.

Key services include:

  • Advising on group structuring and management.
  • Expertise in corporate governance.
  • Supporting mergers and acquisitions.
  • Reorganization and restructuring, including mergers, demergers, and transformations.
  • Handling intra-group transfers.
  • Advising on compliance and contracts.
  • Expertise in corporate finance.

The financial market’s comprehensive regulation presents constant challenges to its participants. Marcalliance’s highly specialized members provide valuable assistance to clients across a wide range of structured or specialized financing transactions. They excel in completing financing, security, and loan documentation, as well as successfully closing transactions.

The Alliance’s member firms are well-equipped to support clients in various aspects, including industrial and real estate financing projects, developing, and implementing preventive tools, conducting risk analysis, managing liability related to financial credits and investments, conducting legal audits, and drafting contracts.

Marcalliance lawyers serve as advisors and litigators, particularly in traditional corporate and financing transactions within the banking industry. Their expertise extends to areas such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations (including demutualization and mutual holding company conversions), public and private debt and equity financings.

Key services include:

  • Bonds and other corporate financing options in the capital market.
  • Regulatory law related to financing activities.
  • Handling loans, acquisitions, corporate and real estate financing, and restructurings.
  • Facilitating project financing.
  • Providing guidance on corporate and startup financing, cash pooling, mezzanine and subordinated finance, and alternative financing methods such as crowdfunding.
  • Dealing with structured capital market products.
  • Advising on bank contract law and retail banking matters.
  • Banking and insurance supervision laws.
  • Handling litigation related to banking and financial issues.

Companies are encountering increasingly intricate regulatory requirements, and authorities are adopting a more stringent stance on enforcing compliance with rules and regulations. Marcalliance member firms specialize in legal compliance and provide valuable assistance to companies and their corporate entities. Their objective is to minimize the risk of compliance violations by aiding companies in implementing effective compliance management systems. In cases where violations have already occurred, our experts handle these situations in the most optimal way.

With extensive experience, our professionals offer guidance to both domestic and international clients. They assist in devising and executing customized compliance programs, offer support during unanticipated inspections, and conduct internal investigations when necessary. Their expertise spans various areas of substantive law, such as antitrust, criminal law, data protection law, and capital market compliance. Moreover, they collaborate with other specialists whenever required, ensuring comprehensive and well-rounded support.

Key services include:

  • Developing and implementing customized compliance management systems.
  • Creating comprehensive compliance handbooks for specific legal domains.
  • Establishing document retention policies.
  • Evaluating and enhancing existing compliance programs.
  • Offering guidance during unexpected inspections.
  • Providing comprehensive advice on all aspects of capital market compliance.
  • Assisting with internal investigations, particularly in relation to criminal and antitrust law.
  • Representing and advising clients before regulatory and investigative bodies.

A company’s workforce is a crucial asset for its success. However, the process of employing individuals can give rise to various employment law complexities. In today’s digitalized, globalized, and rapidly evolving economy, businesses face numerous new challenges in relation to employment and labour laws. This is precisely where the experienced lawyers of Marcalliance step in to provide comprehensive support.

Our dedicated teams within the Alliance specialize in assisting clients with both judicial pre-litigation and litigation matters. This includes navigating complex issues such as staff restructuring, individual and collective employment relationships, unique scenarios involving senior employees or company officers, expatriates, as well as matters pertaining to saving plans and employment-related criminal law. With their expertise, our member firms aim to help businesses effectively address and overcome these challenges while ensuring compliance with relevant legal frameworks.

Key services include:

  • Employment law for groups and individuals.
  • Managing operational changes and business transitions.
  • Justification and termination of employment contracts.
  • Employment contracts for managers and executive compensation models.
  • Developing and adjusting working time arrangements.
  • Company pension schemes and laws related to pension funds.
  • Privacy and labor laws.
  • Conducting internal investigations in companies, providing advice on preventing, detecting, and legally assessing employee misconduct, including whistleblowing.
  • Designing and modifying collective agreements.
  • Special topics in collective agreements.
  • Cross-border personnel deployment and immigration issues.
  • Prevention of unfair wages and social exploitation.
  • Representation in legal proceedings before national and international courts and administrative authorities.

In today’s business landscape, innovation, customer communications, and information technology are essential for achieving growth and success. Marcalliance member firms specialize in protecting intellectual property and assisting companies in navigating national and international business environments. Our members possess the expertise needed to safeguard intellectual property rights and address the challenges of evolving technological landscapes.

Marcalliance’s experienced IP lawyers offer valuable support in contract negotiation, IP strategy implementation, and counterfeiting issues. They help companies protect their inventions, designs, trademarks, and confidential information. Additionally, our lawyers provide guidance on data protection matters, ensuring that businesses can utilize digital possibilities and information technologies while complying with relevant regulation.

Key services include:

  • Representation, advice, and defence against interventions in trademarks and copyrights, as well as asserting claims arising from infringement.
  • Assisting with national, EU-wide, and international trademark registration and management.
  • Providing guidance on privacy laws and regulations.
  • Addressing legal issues related to media, e-commerce, and liability of internet service providers.
  • Film, production, and publishing contracts: Drafting and negotiating contracts in these industries.
  • Supporting sales, application, and product labelling, especially in pharmaceutical and medical products.
  • Assisting in creating and negotiating joint venture agreements.
  • License agreements: Creating and verifying agreements for software, trademarks, copyrights, and more.
  • Safeguarding know-how through NDA and employment protection.
  • Providing advice on cooperation and demarcation agreements.
  • Assisting in drafting R&D agreements.
  • Advising io matters of pharmaceutical and medical device law as well as advertising and sales restrictions including parallel imports.
  • Representing clients in legal proceedings.
  • Assisting in asserting and defending against claims of unfair competition.

The successful development, acquisition, and realization of real estate projects require a profound understanding of the industry, extensive experience, and exceptional expertise. At Marcalliance, our members are renowned experts who prioritize the economic interests of their clients and possess comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of real estate law. We offer comprehensive support throughout the entire spectrum of real estate and construction projects, ensuring a seamless process from selection procedures and development to management, distribution, and utilization.

Our approach emphasizes proactive planning and diligent risk assessment to anticipate and prevent conflicts before they arise. However, should disputes arise, clients have the assurance of effective representation in court or arbitration to safeguard their interests. With years of experience in the field, our Alliance members have also cultivated an extensive network of specialized agents, architects, planners, and experts, augmenting our ability to provide comprehensive solutions tailored to clients’ specific needs.

Key services include:

  • Facilitating the acquisition and sale of properties.
  • Managing asset and share deals.
  • Assisting in the formation of joint ventures.
  • Advising on real estate private equity investments.
  • Providing asset management services.
  • Handling leasing agreements for businesses.
  • Conducting analysis and implementing portfolio restructuring strategies.
  • Supporting project development initiatives.
  • Providing legal expertise in construction contract law.
  • Representing clients in construction-related litigation cases.
  • Conducting due diligence and overseeing transaction management.
  • Offering guidance on real estate tax law matters.

Marcalliance member firms feature lawyers with exceptional expertise and a renowned reputation in dispute resolution, including arbitration and litigation, across various areas of law. These areas encompass national and international private law, corporate law, insurance law, finance and capital markets law, competition law, distribution law, and intellectual property law.

These firms provide invaluable support to clients by offering strategic guidance on commercial law disputes and representing them in intricate legal conflicts. When it comes to litigation, they excel in managing proceedings efficiently and effectively. In the realm of arbitration, Marcalliance members offer comprehensive advice in accordance with the regulations of prominent institutional arbitration organizations. Additionally, certain individuals within the network also serve as arbitrators.

Recognizing the inevitable engagement of the private sector with administrative authorities and national and international governmental entities during business operations is crucial. It is essential to comprehend the nuances involved in interacting with public law entities compared to private entities, as well as the implications of regulatory frameworks. Marcalliance’s member firms specialize in public law and offer comprehensive guidance on transactions and litigation, encompassing key aspects such as assistance in public tenders, contract drafting, and expropriation.

Furthermore, in addition to catering to private sector clients, our members extend their services to public authorities and regulatory bodies. They provide valuable support to these clients across a diverse range of issues, including matters concerning public service, public domain, zoning regulations, the exercise of their powers, and the formulation and interpretation of legislation.

Our member firms possess expertise in various areas of public law, allowing you to find the perfect fit based on your specific requirements.

In the ever-intensifying competition landscape of global markets, innovation and entrepreneurial achievements are thriving. However, this heightened competition also gives rise to complex legal implications.

Marcalliance member firms specialize in diverse aspects of competition law, such as merger control, distribution law, and consumer law. Their expertise is extended to both domestic and international clients, guiding them through intricate regulatory frameworks. The primary goal is to mitigate risks and capitalize on opportunities within the realm of antitrust and competition law.

Our members proficiency further extends to handling litigation cases in national courts, European Union institutions, international authorities, as well as engaging in arbitration and mediation proceedings.

Key services include:

  • Conducting antitrust risk analysis.
  • Designing and implementing compliance programs.
  • Planning and monitoring antitrust transactions.
  • Handling merger applications.
  • Representing clients in proceedings before competition authorities and courts.
  • Assisting with leniency proceedings.
  • Advocating antitrust claims in arbitration proceedings.
  • Pursuing damages for antitrust violations.
  • Reviewing and designing contracts related to cooperation, research and development, and specialization agreements.

Marcalliance member firms feature lawyers with exceptional expertise and a renowned reputation in the technology sector. They specialize in various disciplines, including technology transactions, data privacy, cybersecurity, intellectual property, finance, and more, providing comprehensive support to address the intricate legal landscape.

Whether it’s disruptive technologies or traditional ones, our member firms deliver strategic advantages and tailored guidance to companies of all stages. They possess in-depth expertise in navigating the complexities of the digital economy. Their client base includes technology companies involved in development, manufacturing, servicing, or sale, as well as investors and lenders engaged in acquisitions, sales, and financing. With a deep understanding of the industry’s regulatory and political factors, our member firms offer valuable insights to drive successful business decisions in the ever-evolving technology landscape.

Consulting services in the energy sector encompass more than just addressing specific aspects of energy law. They involve the development of comprehensive solutions to navigate the complex and multi-layered legal framework that applies to energy projects and activities. Providing effective energy law advice requires a solid understanding of civil, corporate, and public law, as well as technical expertise and practical experience.

The experts within the Alliance possess extensive industry experience from both industrial and consulting perspectives, specializing in bridging the gap between energy generation, procurement, supply, and energy trading. Consideration of financing and credit risk is also crucial in their work. The member firms of Marcalliance have well-established relationships with regulatory authorities and a wealth of experience in handling day-to-day energy law matters. In recent years, renewable energy has gained increasing importance and has become a significant and rapidly growing segment of the energy practice.

Key services include:

  • Providing guidance on ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements in the electricity and gas sectors.
  • Conducting audits and developing contracts for energy supply, trading, grid access, and natural gas storage, while ensuring adherence to regulations.
  • Developing innovative contract models for implementing projects in renewable energy, decentralized energy production, and storage.
  • Representing clients in interactions with regulatory authorities.
  • Handling legal proceedings, including judicial and arbitration cases, related to energy supply, trading, grid access, and natural gas storage contracts, including matters such as price revisions.
  • Facilitating transactions within the energy sector.
  • Planning, designing, and ensuring the accountability of energy efficiency measures.
  • Analysing and evaluating draft legislation at both national and European levels.
  • Conducting arbitrations involving energy law-related issues.

Managing an organization’s legal considerations now requires comprehensive attention to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. The legal function plays a critical role in surpassing mere compliance to achieve ESG goals. Investors and stakeholders increasingly demand that businesses prioritize sustainability, address climate change risks, and demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The expanding ESG standards and regulations drive the demand for specialized legal services. Evaluating the legal implications of business decisions and long-term plans necessitates careful consideration of ESG factors, especially with the emergence of new risks and opportunities related to climate change. Adapting to evolving societal expectations and changing business models is crucial for business viability. ESG has become an integral part of the legal profession, and our Marcalliance member firms possess the global expertise to navigate this intricate landscape, guide you effectively, and offer the perfect fit based on your specific requirements across various areas of law.