Bankruptcy law and the restructuring of distressed businesses
We advise businesses that are or may be facing financial problems as well as the creditors of such businesses.
Together with the management, we examine whether the business or parts of the business can be saved.
There are many ways to restructure a business, including:
- Restructuring filed in the bankruptcy courts
- Divestments (including the subsidiary/affiliated company models)
- Contractual arrangements with creditors through e.g. writing down the company’s debt, injection of new capital from previous owners, creditors or new investors, debt conversion and liquidation.
We advise small and medium-sized businesses on all company related issues, including company law related issues in connection with the transfer of businesses, de-mergers, mergers and succession processes etc.
Our advice covers the following areas, among others:
The formation of companies, drafting of ownership and partnership agreements, capital increases and decreases, the holding of general meetings, ownership, restructuring, de-mergers and mergers and liquidations.
We are highly experienced in company law and Attorney-at-Law Simon Falbe-Hansen often gives lectures in company law in banks and financial institutions.
Adlex advises Danish and foreign clients across the whole spectrum of finance law, including trade and asset finance to project finance. We have long-standing experience within shipping, energy, offshore and infrastructure financing.
We frequently handle secured and unsecured bilateral, club and syndicated loans and guarantee facilities for banks and their customers.
Our experience also covers such areas as mezzanine debt, leasing and structured finance, export credit structures, loan restructurings and work outs and enforcement of security.
General commercial law
We advice on mergers and acquisition, investments and general commercial law. In addition we have a substantial experience in insolvency law and reconstructions. We represent clients in litigation in city courts as well as high court and in arbitration cases.
Further, we are highly experienced within the fields of commercial real estate, development projects, and transport and shipping law.
Legal and arbitration proceedings
We have broad experience in commencing and continuing legal proceedings before the district and high courts as well as before the Maritime and Commercial Court.
Our advice may cover the following:
- Initial assessment of the case
- Drafting of pleadings (claims, statement of defence)
- Survey and valuation
- Implementation of the court case and mediation.
When conducting legal proceedings it is important to perform realistic risk assessments and to tell the client about the consequences of the different outcomes. These assessments will also take into account the costs of the case.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Advice on the sale and purchase of businesses is one of our core competencies. We advise both sellers and buyers when businesses need to be traded or invested in. Our advice covers both the legal problems in connection with the transfer of or investment in the business as well as the drafting of the relevant documents.
Our advice covers the following, among other things:
Transfer structure, commercial considerations relating to the transfer, implementation of due diligence of the business as well as follow-up procedures, drafting of confidentiality agreements etc., drafting of transfer agreements, participation in the negotiations and implementation of the transfer.
We have a strong focus on organising and implementing the process, which can be decisive for ensuring a successful result. Representing the seller of a business we aim to protect, in the best way possible, the value of the business throughout the entire process.
Real estate / contract / landlord & tenant law
We advise on contract law, landlord & tenant law and the transfer of real estate. These are all parts of our core competencies.
We provide advice on the following, among other things:
- The sale and purchase of commercial property as well as due diligence
- The drafting of commercial lease agreements
- Development projects
- Contract law issues and regulation of real estate.