BAFFERT & MALY IS A MARSEILLE-BASED BUSINESS LAW FIRM, WHICH OPERATES IN FRANCE AND ABROAD.
We SUPPORT entrepreneurs, business owners and regulated professions with all their plans: establishing a company or a start-up, negotiating the input of capital from investors, long-term financing operations, mergers and acquisitions, changes of ownership, restructuring, legal and tax consulting and optimisation, as well as day-to-day legal monitoring of businesses.
We HELP our clients to draw up all contracts relating to business matters and, in particular, commercial contracts, selective distribution contracts and franchise agreements.
We ADVISE nour clients on managing labour relations, drawing up employment contracts, monitoring breaches of employment contracts, establishing dismissal/redundancy procedures, negotiating contractual terminations and providing assistance at industrial/employment tribunals.
We DEFEND our private and corporate clients in civil, corporate or commercial proceedings to which they are parties.
We WORK WITH OUR CLIENTS on the tax optimisation of their plans, in order to make them achievable, as rapidly as possible under the best possible conditions.
We COMMUNICATE with the tax authorities within the framework of tax adjustments, for our private and corporate clients, as well as providing representation in court in the event of litigation.
We OFFER, strategies that are tailored to the needs and interests of our clients, thanks to our vision and experience in terms of consulting and litigation.
– CHANGES OF OWNERSHIP –
Corporate group restructuring
Partner/shareholder current account agreements
Convertible bond issues
Corporate acquisition / divestment
Establishment of incentive mechanisms, including specifically:
> Warrants for shares in newly formed companies (BSPCE)
> Share warrants (BSA)
> Free allocation of shares (AGA)
Disputes between partners/shareholders
Opposing orders to pay
Company formation / registration
Sale/transfer of shares
Preparation for and holding general meetings:
> All changes to the articles of association, including changes relating to a company’s corporate name, corporate purpose or registered office,
> Corporate governance: appointment, remuneration and removal of directors,
> Appointment of auditors
> Approval of company accounts
Conversion of companies
Dissolution and voluntary liquidation
TAX OPTIMISATION AND ASSET MANAGEMENT
Examining the fiscal impacts of an operation
Holding company formation
Organising directors’ tax and social security statuses
Creating professional practice structures (e.g. professional corporation, private professional company, etc.)
Handling disputes between partners/shareholders
Non-trading private company formation
Rental management (rent collection, eviction, etc.)
Assistance with tax audits
Proceedings in administrative and civil courts
Drawing up permanent employment contracts (CDI)
Drawing up fixed-term employment contracts (CDD)
Examining/comparing collective agreements
Managing collective labour relations
IT development contracts
Selective distribution contracts
Commercial agency contracts
Business procurement contracts
General terms of business
Confidentiality agreements (NDA)
BUSINESS CONSULTING AND SUPPORT
Examining the legal issues of projects
Drawing up contracts
Simple and plenary adoption
ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS