Corporate law has its own rules

Finding the optimum solution for all corporate matters is one of the main focuses of our law firm. Our team of associates will identify the most appropriate legal framework for your investment in Greece or Germany, advise you on the most suitable corporate form and provide support at all stages of your corporate activity, including the formation of your company and any subsequent needs that may arise.

AP & Generalis provides:

  • Company formation services covering all corporate forms in Greece and Germany
  • Services to ensure compliance with the legal and tax framework currently in force
  • Immediate notification regarding any issues pertaining to your company’s activities, through continuous monitoring of the legislative framework governing your business and
  • Constant provision of advice to company directors and managers on matters of corporate governance.

 

Experience

Company Formation

  • Our firm provided full legal support for the formation of a Greek-German construction joint venture that is active in the manufacture and adaptation of weapons systems.
  • Our firm provided advisory services for the formation of an advertising production company (controlled by Greek interests) in Serbia, in matters relating to its statutes as well as employment contracts for employees and managerial personnel.
  • Our firm provided advisory and legal services for the formation of a construction company in Germany, in addition to taking all necessary steps to ensure compliance with German corporate law and construction law.
  • Our firm provided advisory and legal services for the formation of a real estate management company in Germany, in addition to taking all necessary steps to ensure compliance with German corporate law and property law.

Compliance

  • Our firm provides advisory and legal services to a German multinational active in Greece in the field of robotics and automation, so as to ensure compliance with Greek corporate, labor and tax law.
  • Our firm provides advisory and legal services to a Greek manufacturer of metal structures and machinery, so as to ensure compliance with Greek corporate and labor law.

 

Company Formation


The correct choice of corporate form plays a key role in establishing a company’s identity and determining its subsequent development. For this reason, AP & Generalis attaches particular importance to its initial contacts with business owners, during which every effort is made to find the ideal form and fully explain the legal and tax framework most suitable for the specific needs of the company, in order to ensure that it has a long and stable life, free of structural problems.

Our firm’s direct online link with Rammou Notarial Office in Athens and Krause-Thiel Notarial Office in Berlin enables us to promptly expedite the formation of a company in Greece or Germany.

Once the company has been incorporated, we provide it with direct online access to its electronic file, which means they are able at any time to obtain scanned photocopies of relevant legal documents (statutes, Government Gazette, minutes of the Board of Directors, etc.) and anything else required by a modern-day company.

Experience

 
  • Our firm provided full legal support for the formation of a Greek-German construction joint venture that is active in the manufacture and adaptation of weapons systems.
  • Our firm provided advisory services for the formation of an advertising production company (controlled by Greek interests) in Serbia, in matters relating to its statutes as well as employment contracts for employees and managerial personnel.
  • Our firm provided advisory and legal services for the formation of a construction company in Germany, in addition to taking all necessary steps to ensure compliance with German corporate law and construction law.
  • Our firm provided advisory and legal services for the formation of a real estate management company in Germany, in addition to taking all necessary steps to ensure compliance with German corporate law and property law.

 

Corporate compliance


Breaches of the legal framework governing companies may entail personal liability on the part of the natural persons responsible for the management of the legal entity and even lead to proceedings in a criminal court. At the same time, in the event that specific breaches come to the attention of third parties, irreparable harm may be caused to the company’s image and reputation.

It is mostly taken for granted that corporate behavior is consistent with the laws and provisions in force, but sometimes it is not (particularly at the present time when key legislative acts relating to taxation, employment and social security are subject to constant change).

Corporate compliance begins with an assessment of the risks and omissions to which a company may be unwittingly exposed, followed by specific steps to redress any problems within the proper legal framework.

The services provided by AP & Generalis cover the scope of the entire law governing companies, with a special focus on:

  • Competition (antitrust) law
  • Labor law
  • Consumer protection law
  • Personal data protection law
  • Environmental law
  • Economic criminal law

Experience

 
  • Our firm provides advisory and legal services to a German multinational active in Greece in the field of robotics and automation, so as to ensure compliance with Greek corporate, labor and tax law.
  • Our firm provides advisory and legal services to a Greek manufacturer of metal structures and machinery, so as to ensure compliance with Greek corporate and labor law.

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