Corporate and Business Law
In order to make informed business decisions you need legal advice that is tailored to your business. VTS Lawyers will work closely with you to provide sound advice that is appropriate for the commercial environment in which you operate. Armed with such tailored strategic legal advice you have the ability to seize opportunities and manage issues as they present themselves.
With a combination of business, economics, and legal skills, we at VTS Lawyers have the expertise and experience to act and advise you on a wide range of legal issues relating to your business and corporate dealings.
Our involvement in diverse public and private company matters gives us the in-depth knowledge to provide you with corporate advisory services encompassing all areas of corporate law, assisting you throughout your business’s lifecycle, including: business structuring, incorporation, due diligence, mergers and acquisition, restructuring, capital raising, compliance, and sale.
We deliver practical advice in a clear, straightforward way to support your business.
Key areas of expertise include:
Corporate advice on initial public offerings of shares (IPOs)
We assist companies in taking themselves to the public arena and raising capital via an IPO or to go public via a “back-door” listing.
Strategic corporate advice on public or private capital raisings
Advice on public capital raisings via share placements, rights issue or private raisings from venture capital and private equity funds or family offices.
Joint ventures, mergers, and acquisitions in Australia and Asia
We can assist in the mergers and acquisitions of both listed and unlisted public or private companies, and small, medium and large businesses, in diverse industries. This encompasses sale and purchase transactions, commercial agreements, asset transfers, intellectual property, share transfers and confidentiality and restraint agreements.
Our services extend to foreign individuals and corporations wishing to invest in Australia, Australian companies and investors seeking to invest overseas, the negotiation and conclusion of joint ventures particularly with entities in Asia.
Corporate compliance under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and ASX Listing Rules
We assist our corporate clients in meeting their compliance obligations under the ASX Listing Rules and/or the Corporations Act.
Advice and response to investigations and inquiries by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)
We have extensive experience in this area and are able to assist corporations, directors and investors in such investigations and inquiries.
Advice to Directors and Shareholders
We provide company directors, officers and shareholders with advice on company Constitutions, shareholder agreements, and their rights and duties as directors, officers and shareholders.
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