Commercial law

The protracted experience and proven track record of Bufete Megías in Commercial Law enables its professional team to provide the following services:
Company Law
Incorporation of companies and the creation of corporate structures. Venture capital or private equity investments. Joint venture agreements. Corporate restructuring. Sale and acquisition of businesses, LBOs and MBOs. Mergers and de-mergers of companies and business groups. Contesting corporate agreements, defence of shareholders’ rights. Preparation and attendances of GMs and board meetings. Company secretariat.
Financial, Banking Law
Advisory service in financing agreements, guarantees, syndicated loans, credit, special contracts on financial products, and banking agreements. Asset backed securities.
Pension funds and schemes. Guidance on decision-making involving insurance and reassurance, as well as on matters of planning and supervision.
Bankruptcy Law
Advice, preparation, application and management in receivership proceedings. Advice and arrangement of the prior draft of the agreement. Involvement in the bankruptcy assessment case. Defence against reinstatement actions. Preparation of agreement proposals and feasibility plans.
Intellectual and Industrial Property
Assistance in decisions related to the protection of intellectual property rights (domain names, copyright, etc.). Guidance on the protection of industrial property regarding brands, patent designs, utility models, etc. Drafting of contracts and recommendations in the contracting of intellectual and industrial property rights. Actions against unfair competition practices.
Analysis, drafting, negotiation, completion and development of all kinds of commercial contracts.
Not-for-profit organisations
Specialised support regarding not-for-profit organisations, providing advice on their incorporation, drawing up their bylaws, defining their structure and the operation of their governing and management bodies. In addition, we may act as the general secretariat for associations, foundations, sports associations, etc. through the legal and executive administration of their day-to-day management, as well as advising on their relationship with regional and national regulatory bodies.
Representation in the courts
Defence in any kind of proceedings, including investigative and summary procedures. Participation in commercial or mortgage lawsuits as plaintiff or defendant. Request for a preliminary inquest and provisional remedies. Resolution of disputes through a legal, contractual or arbitral settlement. Monitoring and assistance in legal proceedings involving international jurisdictions.
Commercial services
  • Mandatory filings: we prepare the documents for mandatory filing at the Company Register (mandatory statement, annual accounts, and company details).
  • Meetings and Minutes: We take responsibility for drawing up the main draft of the minutes of board meetings, the mandatory announcement of each general meeting, and even the minutes subsequent to the event.
  • Safeguarding of legal documents: Minutes of GMs, minutes of board meetings, and the register of the company’s shareholders.

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