Legal Training

For international investors

Continuing education is essential for everyone, including investors, especially when investing abroad. You are an international investor and intend to invest in Germany, through greenfield investment or company acquisition. It is very helpful if you can get an overview of the framework of German law before you make the important decision about the investment.

ASMEI LAW can provide you with customized training on German law. You can choose the topics by module according to your needs. Ms. Zhang, a German qualified lawyer, will provide you with a basic understanding of relevant topics in German law in an understandable manner

The in-house training can be offered online (online seminar) or offline (presence seminar).

Module: Greenfield investment in Germany

  • Company forms and establishment
  • German subsidiary or representative office
  • Rights, duties and liabilities of the shareholders of a German GmbH (general)
  • Corporate bodies of the company (also supervisory board / advisory board)
  • Appointment and power of representation of the managing directors
  • Managing director contract
  • Meaning of general terms and conditions (AGB)


Module: Company Acquisition (M&A) in Germany

  • Smooth transaction process
  • Legal Due Diligence
  • Purchase agreement (SPA / APA) and other legal documents
  • Investment in German startups
  • Restrictions / approvals for investments by foreign investors in Germany
  • Pitfalls in M&A transactions


Module: German employment law

  • Costs (personnel) / social security contributions
  • Continued payment of wages
  • Fix term of employment
  • Form of employment contract
  • Working hours
  • Dismissal / termination
  • Effect of the number of employees
  • German works council (establishment and rights of works council)
  • Pitfalls in practice