Companies are facing an increasing regulatory burden, with greater focus by boards, investors and regulators on sound corporate governance, compliance and risk management, and a continuing flow of new rules and regulations in this area. We provide a full range of corporate law compliance advice.
Corporate governance risks faced by boards of directors have increased significantly in recent years. Rulemaking bodies have adopted regulations to improve transparency and to protect corporate shareholders and stakeholders. The credit crisis has produced a further increased focus on corporate governance issues globally.
Achour Law Firm has a leading Corporate Governance practices providing strategic guidance and representation to companies and their directors, officers, and shareholders. Our proactive approach to corporate controls, compliance assessment, and planning helps us to anticipate and protect clients from legal issues that would adversely affect their business operations or shareholder value.
We advise boards, board committees, individual directors, officers and company managers on their duties, obligations, and liabilities under home-country laws and regulatory requirements. We represent all kinds of board committees, including those with oversight of audit, compensation, director nomination, governance, and pension fund investment matters.
We also advise boards and their special and independent committees on oversight of corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, other business combinations, restructurings, and securities offerings. Often we serve as special or independent counsel in highly sensitive matters. We also advise on crisis counseling, special investigations, internal investigations, and enforcement proceedings.
We provide vigorous and effective representation of the company, its directors, and managers. Our experienced team covers a wide range of legal disciplines, including corporate, securities regulation, litigation, tax, regulatory & compliance specialities and employment.
We are a highly regarded team of specialist in corporate governance & compliance and corporate law. Our experience is broad, so you will probably find we have advised someone in your sector in the past.
We also offer expert advice on :
- Mergers & acquisitions
- Joint ventures
- Corporate disputes