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Corporate & Commercial Law
Corporate & Commercial Law
We provide a full scope of corporate legal advice and services to our clients, who range from international or local listed companies to small and medium-sized businesses with foreign partners or conduct cross-border activities. Our main goal is to create and operate the best corporate structure for our client’s businesses, promoting their interest.
Hungary today is one of the most dynamic countries in Europe, with a strong economy and a skilled, highly trained workforce. It is no surprise, therefore, that many foreign investors look to Hungary as a premier incorporation jurisdiction in the European Union. We are exceptionally skilled and adept at working with foreign clients looking to build a presence here. The excellent logistical infrastructure allows companies to access one of the world’s largest markets while at the same time taking advantage of all that the Hungarian market has to offer. Our cross-cultural fluency allows us to work seamlessly with our clients to help them navigate the legal landscape and ensure success.
Our interdisciplinary approach to corporate matters also accrues to the benefit of our clients, who can rest assured that we are taking a holistic approach to their corporate legal needs, ensuring that their interests are fully protected while at the same time positioning them well for success. The breadth and depth of KNP’s experience ensure that potential problems are identified early and diffused while strategic opportunities are maximized.
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General Corporate Practice
Our corporate law practice involves general corporate matters, such as the incorporation of companies, directors and shareholders’ rights, articles of association, board meetings, secretarial matters, and the public listing or delisting of companies. We have a team of experienced lawyers who handle compliance issues and regulatory concerns, cases involving license applications, and representing our clients before local authorities and regulators. Our colleagues deal not only with providing traditional corporate legal services but also with handling complex cross-border legal issues.
As with KNP LAW’s other practice areas, we emphasize building strong, long-term relationships with our clients. These relationships not only help us to tailor our services and advice in the most effective way possible, but they also give our clients the benefit of long-term, informed strategic thinking. We are always mindful of the big picture and work closely with our clients to ensure that short-term decisions help support the long-term vision that they have defined.
Formation and Maintenance of Joint Ventures
We are well-positioned to help with all kinds of joint ventures. We can add particular value when it comes to the creation of joint ventures between foreign investors and Hungarian entities. We assist with planning and structuring joint ventures and documenting the parties' agreements via syndicate agreements. To ensure that an appropriate joint venture mechanism is selected, our lawyers, who have practical experience in the legal and commercial background, analyze the needs, opportunities, and legal and business risks for clients and provide their professional advice and assistance. We also assist clients in preparing appropriate shareholders’ or joint venture agreements to govern the management and affairs of the joint venture.
What documents do I need to obtain in order to launch a start-up?
During the consultation, our attorneys will go over all administrative tasks with you.
What steps must be taken in order to list a company on the stock exchange?
During the consultation, our attorneys will inform you of all the necessary steps.
Client First Approach
We provide solutions for current and anticipated problems through mutual collaboration between our team and yours. We solve and alleviate the legal obstacle.
Our team consists of attorneys trained in several countries, including the United States, Germany, and France.
We are a firm built on cooperation and collaboration not only with our clients – but internally within our firm.
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