Corporate Governance and General Corporate Advice

Niederer Kraft Frey advises public and private companies, management, boards of directors and board committees on a full range of governance and general corporate matters.

The core focus areas of our corporate practice are:

  • Compensation planning and disclosure as well as governance and compliance with the Swiss say on pay framework
  • Governance matters, including directors’ duties and responsibilities, board and committee structures, corporate preparedness and contingency planning, director and management indemnification and termination arrangements
  • Preparation of shareholders meetings, responding to shareholder proposals and dealing with Institutional Shareholder Services and other proxy advisory firms
  • Takeover preparedness and other corporate matters that do not involve any pending transaction
  • Corporate investigations
  • Capital raisings and equity offerings