Our legal services are geared to your individual needs for business between Canada and Germany
Globalization is a challenge to mid-size companies. In order to preserve a national or regional status, it is important to be aware not only of the market at home but the market abroad. This is especially important now that CETA is on its way.
Opening a subsidiary in Canada or Germany means being confronted by a different legal system and having to comply with laws that are not the same as those you know. This applies particularly to transacting business or working in a new country. You will be faced by a different regulatory environment, a new way of doing things and the challenge of communicating in a different language. Questions will come up about tax issues, how to transfer know-how and employees to Canada or Germany and how to deal with corporate or estate planning, taking into account your current situation.
We offer answers. At jacob associates, we have lawyers qualified in Germany and in Canada. Our people work both in German and in English. We ensure that you can focus on your business or private goals in Germany or Canada instead of being bogged down in frustrating paperwork .
For corporate clients, we advise on the best way to set up your operation in either Germany or Canada. We ensure you obtain cross-border tax advice. We draft shareholders and joint venture contracts to protect your commercial interests in a business venture with a local partner. We review your contracts based on the legal requirements in Germany or Canada. We customize your business terms and conditions to ensure they will be enforceable in either country. We draft employment contracts based on legal requirements in both Canada and Germany. If necessary, we will protect your interests before both Canadian and German courts.
For private clients, we structure your investment in business or real estate ventures. We consult on successful ways to immigrate to Canada or move to Germany. We advise on how to effectively make a claim against your German or Canadian business partner. We wind up German and Canadian estates. We can sell your house, your land or your company. We know who can manage your property or who can build your dream home.
We offer an initial consultation to identify your goals and then we develop an individual strategy to make your experience in Germany or Canada positive and hassle free! Contact us. We look forward to speaking with you.