Experience has shown that commercial relationships and distribution systems that are successful are often based on long-term and legally-sound business relationships. It is our goal to ensure that our clients have successful businesses.
We advise corporations, shareholders, management boards, and supervisory boards on everything from corporate formations to capital increases to restructurings and ongoing business matters. Our advice includes both corporate law and capital markets matters.
Acquiring or selling a company is a significant step for shareholders and for companies - both strategically and financially. Cross-border transactions can be particularly challenging. At SCHIEDERMAIR we see ourselves as "deal makers" - and advise accordingly.
Processing and transferring personal data in compliance with EU and German law is an important aspect of any company’s compliance program. We support our clients in preparing and implementing data privacy policies and procedures that are practical and in compliance with the law. We advise in all areas of data privacy law.
Digital transformation is the continued devel-opment of existing digital technology and the emergence of new digital technology, prod-ucts, services, and business models. We advise start-ups, established software developers, traditional companies, public institutions as well as investors on legal issues in connection with the digital economy.
Our labor and employment attorneys advise German and non-German entities, as well as executives, on complex labor and employment matters. We also represent our clients during tough negotiations and regularly litigate before German labor courts.
German notaries play a significantly different role than do notaries public in the United States and in many other countries. In some states (e.g., in the German State of Hesse, where Frankfurt is located) German notaries are simultaneously admitted as attorneys (and often practice law simultaneously).
Whether to purchase, sell, or lease real estate or to develop or manage real estate, our real estate attorneys advise and represent institu-tional investors, private investors, project de-velopers, or corporations with transactions as well as with day-to-day matters. Our clients come from Germany as well as from outside of Germany.
Almost no other area of the law evolves as much as does tax law. Tax issues invariably play a role in every business decision. We advise our clients in all aspects of tax law and provide tailored advice and solutions for your business.
Our clients often develop and design marketing strategies (whether in the classic form or digital or viral). We support these clients with their advertising campaigns by advising as to what is permissible under German law, as well as by defending them in court or by pursuing false advertising claims against competitors.
It is unquestionable that the German automobile industry is highly reputed throughout the world. We have been advising well-known national and international companies in the automotive industry for years. Our legal expertise is backed up by an in-depth knowledge of the industry so that we can provide practical and tailored advice.
We advise investors, companies seeking to raise capital, and their management on structuring, as well as on selling or acquiring debt and equity products. We also advise our clients on regulatory matters and represent them vis-à-vis regulatory authorities.
In the energy sector, we advise primarily regional energy suppliers (electricity, natural gas, water, and district heating) and companies that provide related energy services. We also advise and represent investors in the energy sector.
Health care is becoming more digital, faster, and, without a doubt, increasingly complex. We help companies navigate legislative and regulatory provisions as well as case law that governs the health care industry.
From electronics in automobiles to communicating with smartphones to pacemakers: our lives depend on reliable IT, communications technology, media technology, and the corresponding hardware and software. Today's world would be unimaginable without the advancements the world has witnessed over the years. For companies, these advancements are often their lifeblood. At SCHIEDERMAIR, we advise and represent our clients on any issues that may arise in these sectors.
We have been advising and representing German and non-German purchasers and contractors for many years on drafting and negotiating machine acquisition agreements and plant engineering contracts and on resolving disputes arising in connection with plant construction projects.
Manufacturing and distributing products and consumer goods as a core national activity can succeed only with solid and comprehensive legal advice. Germany is a leader when it comes to manufacturing and exporting. "Made in Germany" is a sign of quality - this applies also to the legal system.
For the majority of investors and business managers, the decision to acquire equity is a significant personal decision. Private equity investors invest not only in business concepts, but also in people and management. Trust is, therefore, often an underlying aspect of private equity transactions.
Developing, constructing, managing, and marketing real estate is a major global industry. Because of its uniqueness, the real estate industry requires specialized know-how and a good understanding of the market and its players. As legal advisors with many years of experience in the real estate sector, we are familiar with the customs and practices of the real estate industry.
We advise investors as well as start-ups and other companies in the development stage on venture capital financing. In addition to our expertise in investment matters, we support our clients with our know-how in any number of industry-specific matters, but we are also always willing to learn more.