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Business Law & Corporate Governance

17. June @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Business Law & Corporate Governance

In this Seminar, you will get an insight into the anatomy and mechanics of German Business Law and Corporate Governance. You will learn about the Legal Types of Business Organization (Aktiengesellschaft, Societas Europae, GmbH, UG, GbR, oHG, KG, GmbH & Co. KG), Sources and Structures of Business Law and by which means Organizations interact with their Stake Holders (measures of Representation). Together, we will examine the German Code of Corporate Governance, highlighting those topics which are most relevant in practice. Duties of Care will be our special focus, helping you to avoid those pitfalls, which could end up in personal liability. At the end of this section, we will take a brief look at the legal mechanics of Reorganizations (M&A) and Corporate Finance transactions.


  • Legal Types of Business Organization (Aktiengesellschaft, Societas Europae, GmbH, UG, GbR, OHG, KG, GmbH & Co. KG)
  • Corporate Bodies (Vorstand, Aufsichtsrat, Geschäftsführung), Internal Organisation & External Representation
  • Roles and Major Duties of Executives & Supervisors (“Duties of Care”, “Business Jugement Rule”)
  • Legal Mechanics of Corporate Transactions, Reorganizations (M&A) and Corporate Finance
  • The German Code of Corporate Governance

For the speakers, please see the Speakers’ page of this website.

The price for this seminar is 695 Euro (plus VAT).

For your registration please send an email with your contact details to anna.pancanti@gbs-institute.com


17. June
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Düsseldorf – Hyatt Regency
Speditionsstr. 19
Düsseldorf, 40221 Germany