A company specialising in the organisation of sports events is negotiating with a foreign TV channel for the transfer of the majority of its capital. As a long-standing client, the founder manager has asked the firm to help him in the transfer negotiation, while maintaining the long-term viability of his status as general manager.
Just before carrying out the major external growth operations it is unable to finance alone, a multinational textile group has decided to open its capital to a merchant bank. It has asked the firm to help in negotiating the terms. The partner who conducted the discussions is preparing the legal documentation relating to the operation with his associate.
A small-sized company manufacturing technical composite parts is about to send a letter of intent to one of its main European competitors. The managers approve the terms together with the team specialising in mergers and acquisitions. Also present at the meeting is the financial investor who has just come into the capital so as to allow the external growth of the company.
Several of the firm’s partners, representing various specialist fields, meet in Brussels with the manager of one of the international networks of partner firms to which Lamy Lexel belongs. With the German, Russian, Italian, Polish and American counterparts they discuss the terms and conditions of cooperation, cross remuneration…; each firm is charged with proposing a flagship offer of service that the firms of other countries could offer their clients.
Three companies specialising in the organisation of travels abroad have decided to create a common structure to market a top end service; they have asked the firm to deal with the legal process. A multidisciplinary team has been built; the discussions concern the type of structure that will carry the project, the agreements to be planned between the partners, the associate’s pact, the articles of association, the elements of intellectual property that will identify the offer of service… The team also discusses the economic model to be set up (who bills who, where is the margin positioned …) to optimise the tax aspects.
The partner specialising in international disputes, assisted by our partner in Turin, is lodging an appeal before the Italian jurisdiction relating to customs taxation for a French car subcontractor firm.
A franchisee company for a powerful international cosmetics group has 70 shops in France. The franchiser wishes to standardise the terms of the contracts binding it to its franchisees worldwide; the French franchisee has asked the firm to help it in the renegotiation of its contract. A multidisciplinary team (Contracts, Competition & Distribution, Commercial Disputes) has been formed.