“We have extensive experience in advising and acting for our clients”

Corporate governance focuses on relationships between a company’s management, board, shareholders and other stakeholders and, therefore, on the ways the company is managed and controlled.

We have extensive experience in advising and acting for our clients (eg, boards, senior executives and major shareholders) on the full range of corporate governance issues, including:

  • Board structure and composition
  • Duties of board directors (executive, non-executive and independent directors)
  • Board Committee structure and composition as well as Board committee charters
  • Internal Policies-Regulations on all aspects of corporate governance (e.g., policies on conflict of interests, ethics, corruption and fraud, data protection, risk management, sustainable development)
  • Evaluation of the Board of Directors and of the Board Committees
  • Board directors’ remuneration and incentive structures
  • Process for the selection and appointment of new directors
  • Exercise of shareholder rights
  • Transparency concerning the investment strategy of institutional investors and asset managers
  • Transparency concerning proxy advisors
  • Preparation of the General Meeting, with a focus on issues relating to the participation of shareholders and the exercise of their voting rights (e.g., equal treatment of shareholders, provision of the necessary information prior to the General Meeting, right to put items on the agenda of the General Meeting and to table draft resolutions, requirements for participation and voting in the General Meeting)
  • Remuneration Report
  • Transparency and approval of related party transactions
  • Policies on the resolution of conflicts of interest
  • Proxy voting and voting by correspondence
  • Reporting requirements on non-financial risks