Markets & Corporate Law
MCL carries wide expertise in civil law matters and our lawyers are experts on the complex rules governing the financial industry. We have lots of experience in assisting clients in business and contract law issues, specifically with focus on the financial market.
With MCL’s extensive experience and excellence within market abuse questions you can feel safe using MCLogg for your company’s logbook management.
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Questions about market abuse
As a part of an enterprise with special focus on company law and the financial market, every year, our lawyers handle a very large amount of complicated company law questions. When using us as legal experts, you receive counseling from an advisor coming from a leading market company with decades of experience, and which from this has gained unique specialist competence and branch-knowledge and which, with a holistic perspective, will be by your side from the beginning to the end of the process.
In our daily work we frequently assist our client companies regarding, among many others, the following questions:
- Planning and project management of general meetings,
- Share issues and capitalizations,
- Listing-changes to regulated market,
- Lex Asea dividends,
- Incentive programs,
- Translations of warrants and convertibles,
- Transactions M&As,
- The takeover-rules,
- The Swedish Code of Corporate Governance,
- Guidance regarding generally accepted practice in the securities markets.
MCL also offers support for board of directors, including providing assistance in acting as minute keeper and/or participating advisor at the board of directors’ meetings, all to facilitate simpler and safer corporate governance.
Markets and securities law
Markets and securities law is an area including different legal matters that can lead to dire consequences if wrongly managed. MCL offers services to all actors in the financial industry to ensure a safe and correct handling of the legal issues of the financial industry. Among other things, MCL has been in charge of implementing the fourth money laundering directive and MiFID II for Spotlight Stock Market and Sedermera Fondkommission.
MCL is also the natural choice when companies are considering changing market places. From working with Spotlight Stock Market and different financial advisors as well as listed companies, MCL has unique insights in and knowledge about the process of changing market places to a regulated market and the regulatory burdens on listed companies from the different market places.
PDMRs transactions reporting
Risk management and compliance
The various actors in the financial industry have different needs and requirements depending on their specific business. Often, there are complex and extensive regulations that seriously affects everyday operations. This applies to all actors within the financial industry but the requirements for investment firms are especially extensive. Its extra important for investment firms to have efficient control functions for risk management and compliance. By ensuring that these control functions are managed by competent personnell, negative effects through authority sanctions are prevented.
MCL are unique in its efficiency and professionalism wich entails that MCL can deliver such control functions that have wide understanding of the financial industry.
A due diligence can be required for instance before an IPO. It may also be appropriate in connection with a capitalization to provide transparency and security for advisers and investors. MCL’s services can either consist of a complete legal due diligence or exclusive parts, such as executives, corporate documents, material agreements or intellectual property rights.