Corporate Law and Company Law

Corporate law is a part of the broader Companies law. It is the study of how shareholdersdirectorsemployeescreditors, and other stakeholders, such as consumers, the community and the environment, interact with one another under the internal rules of the firm (or law of business associations). Other types of business associations can include partnerships, or trusts (like a pension fund) or companies limited by guarantee (like some universities or charities). Corporate law is about big business with separate legal personality, with limited or unlimited liability for its members or shareholders. It deals with the firms that are incorporated or registered under the corporate or company law of a sovereign state or their subnational states.

In relation to Corporate Law, the common areas of service that Legal Counsel efficiently provides  are

  • incorporation (registration) of limited companies and joint-venture companies in Bangladesh;
  • Obtaining requisite licences; (e.g. VAT registration, Trade license, Import & Export licenceetc).
  • Providing Legal Opinion on various corporate and company matters;
  • Drafting of company secretarial documents (e.g. Legal Notice, board resolution, AGM, EGM, Board Meetings etc.)
  • All legal and para-legal services in relation to Voluntary and Involuntary Winding-Up, Minority protection, Bankruptcy, Merger and Acquisition.
  • Listing of companies in the stock exchanges;
  • Conducting legal due diligence
  • Drafting prospectus and also conversion of private companies into public.
  • Establishing branch and liaison offices of foreign companies in Bangladesh.

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