Company and Commercial Law

The law firm WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE has been working closely with medium-sized and larger businesses for over 25 years.

We provide legal advice to companies on compliance, governance and all other business and commercial aspects.

Our extensive experience of the online-market, coupled with our in-depth knowledge of the traditional company and commercial environment, make us an invaluable and reliable partner for your company.

We provide our clients with individual, easy-to-use advice.

A. Company law

  • Setting up a business
    • Advice on the choice of business form:
      • Private partnership (GbR)
      • Small private limited company (UG)
      • Private limited company (GmbH)
      • Limited liability partnership (with a private limited company as a partner) (GmbH & Co. KG)
      • Public limited company (AG)
      • Limited liability partnership (KG)
      • European Economic Interest Grouping (EWIV)
      • General partnership (OHG)
      • Joint venture (PartG)
      • Foreign company forms
      • Foundation
      • Cooperative
      • Society
    • Options for limiting liability and liability questions during the start-up phase
    • Drafting and assessment of partnership or company agreements and articles of association
    • Franchises
  • Business management
    • Employment contracts for managing directors, directors, advisory board members and employees
    • Establishing advisory boards and supervisory boards
    • Preparation and advice on shareholder meetings
    • Increasing and decreasing capital
    • Business loans
    • Subordination clauses
    • Legal advice on directors’ liability
  • Mergers, acquisitions and restructuring
    • Share transfers
    • Private equity
    • Advices on business acquisitions and sales, purchase and sale of shares and assets
    • Conversion of company form
    • Dissolution
    • Crisis management
    • Company succession

B. Commercial law

  • Formation of contract
    • Drafting and review of service contracts and employment contracts
    • Advice on the law of agency
    • E-commerce
    • Drafting, reviewing and updating standard terms and conditions
    • Drafting, reviewing and updating distribution and supply agreements
  • Enforcement of rights and defending claims
    • Support during the service provision phase and advice on non-performance
    • Severance claims and commission
    • Product liability and damages
    • Enforcement of and defence against competition bans
    • Court representation in enforcing and defending claims

Every project deserves individual legal advice. German lawyers Michael Beuger, Rafaela Wilde, Christian Solmecke and their expert team are available to answer your questions. Call us on +49 (0) 221 / 951 563 0.

Christian Solmecke is a partner at the law firm WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE. He is the author of numerous legal publications in the area of internet and IT law. He is also an associate lecturer for social media law at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.

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