Company law

The Firm specializes in all areas of company law and is able to assist its clients both in and out of court.

In particular, the Firm’s professionals represent and defend clients in court and before arbitration tribunals and independent authorities.

The Firm also provides assistance in the drafting and interpretation of certificates of incorporation, articles of association and shareholders’ agreements. It advises companies on corporate governance matters, acquisitions and non-recurring transactions, and assists its clients with financial statements, the auditing of accounts and traditional and alternative financial instruments. Furthermore, Studio Maffei Alberti e Associati supports companies in the start-up phase and in building business synergies through the creation of networks and consortia.

The Firm assists listed and unlisted companies in all matters related to internal organization and corporate governance, advising its clients on a range of issues, including the creation of organizational, administrative and accounting structures, the liability of the members of corporate bodies and the validity of the resolutions of the shareholders’ meeting, management bodies and control bodies.

Studio Maffei Alberti e Associati assists its clients in the preparation of mergers and demergers and, more generally, in corporate restructuring transactions. It also handles the sale of minority and controlling interests, both for private clients and institutional investors.

The Firm assists businesses, in particular SMEs, in developing projects to expand into new markets and invest in technological innovation and, more generally, to grow and/or modernize the business through use of alternative non-banking financial instruments.

In particular, with regard to Mini Bond issues, the Firm provides specialist assistance in drawing up financing agreements, as well as specialist advice in finalizing agreements with the bank appointed to manage payments to investors.

n addition, Studio Maffei Alberti e Associati advises start-up companies and SMEs, including innovative ones, on crowdfunding and equity crowdfunding transactions.

The Firm has been working with innovative start-ups for many years, especially with those originating from the Universities of Ferrara and Bologna. In this field, it advises both institutional investors and the owners of inventions and patents.

The Firm also provides assistance in the design and drafting of network contracts in the energy sector.

The Firm has proven experience in providing judicial and out-of-court assistance in the field of accounting and financial statements, in accordance with both national and international accounting and financial reporting standards. It also assists clients in the auditing of accounts and in the cases of liability of members of the audit bodies.