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Private Clients / Entrepreneurs
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HMP supports private individuals, particularly entrepreneurs, mainly in connection with business activities and investments. This includes the following:
  • Comprehensive advice for investment projects
  • Advice to boards of directors and executives regarding corporate governance and liablility issues
  • Corporate succession and estate planning, including prenuptial agreements and contracts of inheritance
  • Division of estate and execution of wills
  • Relocations, work and residency permits
  • Tax advice
Some Deals & Cases
Advice on the reformulation of an asset and partnership agreement with real estate ownership.
Ongoing advice for family of entrepreneurs previously involved in the consumer goods industry on legal problems related to investments.
Representation of an investor in a dispute with a bank involving performance losses, with evaluation of the asset management agreement.
Support in probate proceeding of an American testator with respect to assets and wills in Switzerland, working in close collaboration with various law firms and tax consultancies worldwide.
Formation of a real estate company and construction company with contribution in kind in the form of properties as part of a planned corporate succession.
Support of a client in a division of inheritance, particularly with respect to properties on Lake Lucerne encumbered with rights of first refusal and purchasing rights, as well as tax planning.
Representation of a Swiss heir in various disputes as part of an Austrian probate proceeding involving foreign properties.
Inheritance arrangement and concentration of shares among heirs at the management level of a large, OTC-traded, family-owned company involved in ventilation technology, textile engineering, etc.
Agreement on a division of property and settlement as part of transfer from ordinary matrimonial property regime; inheritance arrangements for wealthy family with complex ownership and asset situation.
Succession planning for a printing company, with specific focus on social insurance law and inheritance law.
Company and shareholder restructuring for a real estate company as a result of the ballot initiative on estate tax.
Estate planning for a Swiss family with early allocation of real estate following the emigration of a child.
Defense counsel for a complaint involving contest of a will.
Contribution of real property to real estate general partnership and planned conversion into stock corporation (AG) for succession process.
Support for an English executor in handling assets at Swiss banks under the laws on inheritance.
Restructuring of a real estate company for corporate succession, with primary consideration of corporate law, tax law, inheritance law, and matrimonial property law aspects.
Matrimonial property arrangement to secure corporate succession for the next generation, with anticipatory successions/transfers by way of gift, in the real estate and asset management industries.
Procurement of more than 100 work permits and residency permits as well as naturalizations for managers and executives in all categories of companies.
Representation of a Swiss heir in various disputes as part of an Austrian probate proceeding involving foreign properties.
Matrimonial property settlement within the scope of a corporate succession for an investment company under consideration of the ballot initiative on estate tax.