Roschier’s Corporate Advisory practice consists of some of the most skilled and sought-after corporate lawyers in the Nordic region. The integrated cross-border team has vast experience in advising boards and management of large Finnish and Swedish listed companies on dealing with complicated corporate matters. The team includes the authors of the Finnish Companies Act and of several doctoral theses in Swedish and Finnish company law. Their proven ability to solve the most complex corporate issues has made the team members trusted advisors to several of the largest public and private companies in the Nordic region in relation to corporate governance, risk management, board liability and other matters such as contractual and preventive risk counseling.

Roschier advises clients in all kinds of corporate matters including:
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate compliance and investigations
  • Corporate crisis management“The lawyers are very down to earth and solution-oriented, with extremely deep expertise in this area.”
    – Chambers Europe (Corporate/M&A)
  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business ethics
  • Board and top management liability
  • Board exposure with respect to insolvency
  • Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings
  • Stock market rules and regulations
  • Market communication and disclosure regimes
  • Capital structure optimization
  • Share and share-related incentive schemes
  • Takeover defense strategies
  • Financial assistance, value transfers, related party transactions and conflicts of interest
  • Capital impairment and insolvency
  • Corporate restructurings
Together with specialists from the firm’s other practices, the Corporate Advisory practice has developed a module-based methodology for corporate compliance implementation covering, for example, corporate governance in general, market abuse, anti-corruption, anti-cartel, data privacy and EHS (Environment, Health and Safety), which includes risk assessments, documentation and program implementation, as well as a first aid kit for crisis management.

The Corporate Advisory practice has long-standing, solid relationships with corporate clients and private equity sponsors and a strong network among financial and strategic advisors. Roschier’s lawyers are involved in, and regularly take initiatives to develop, corporate governance on both the local and EU levels.

Roschier works closely with a number of law firms across Europe, the US and other jurisdictions to give clients seamless cross-border service in corporate matters and transactions. The firm has extensive experience in applying joint working procedures and in efficiently coordinating and leading cross-border advice.