Business Law

Corporate Law/

In a constant search for transparency and governance adapted to the evolution of society, companies need more than ever precise and innovative legal support from their creation. 

Corporate law is at the heart of a large part of the firm's activities, which supports its clients in the management of their companies, whether listed or not. JP Karsenty advises and assists its clients throughout the life cycle of the company: choice of the structure, follow-up and assistance in the day-to-day management of the company. It assists its clients in the realization of development and restructuring operations. JP Karsenty also offers its clients to set up the rules of conduct of the company, adapted to their development projects.

The members of the team have significant experience in this field, enabling them to assist their clients in court to deal with litigation related to their activities. 

Legal works in this area

Creation of a company

  • Choosing the right structure
  • Advice on the situation of managers and shareholders

Drafting of documents

  • Articles of association
  • General Meetings
  • Contracts
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Charters
  • Regulations

Day-to-day management

  • Board of Directors and General Meetings
  • Approval of the annual accounts
  • Daily and extraordinary operations
  • Amendments to the articles of association (change of name, transfer of head office, transformation, operation on the capital)
  • Corporate restructuring and reorganization
  • Restructuring of companies and groups of companies
  • Transfers
  • Transformations
  • Acquisitions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Partial transfer of assets

Capital transactions and financing

  • Recapitalization
  • Capital increase in cash or in kind
  • Capital reduction
  • Transfer of shares


  • Conflicts between shareholders
  • Abuse of majority/minority
  • Application of shareholders’ agreement
  • Litigation on the validity of corporate decisions
  • Legal follow-up to ensure compliance of corporate documents with the applicable regulation
  • Assistance to company managers

Coordination with external stakeholders

  • Statutory Auditors
  • Chartered Accountants

Track records

  • Assistance of a foreign company in the choice of the structure in France to develop its activity and assistance in all the steps of the incorporation of the structure.
  • Study of possible actions in the context of a breach of commitments in joint venture contracts in the aeronautical field.
  • Support of a pharmaceutical group in several capital increases.
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