Corporate Governance Overview
High standards of corporate governance balance the interests of a company’s diverse stakeholders and underpin the framework for achieving corporate objectives. Strategies for managing risk, complying with legal requirements, communicating with shareholders, and preparing for known uncertainties evolve constantly. You want your outside counsel to know your industry and your company, grasp your issues quickly, and know how to chart a course of action and navigate the company to a successful outcome.
Like you, we stay on alert. Exemplar has a wealth of experience in all aspects of corporate governance. We can collaborate with boards to develop action plans that improve board composition and skill sets, and advise on best corporate practices, policies and procedures, as well as compliance and communications. We also provide external directors with specialist skills who can strengthen the depth and acuity of a company’s governance.
Scope of Corporate Governance Services:
Diagnostic review: current corporate governance structure; Governance/Reporting policies and procedures; supervisory board composition and responsibilities; minority shareholder’s rights and privileges; compliance with anti-monopoly rules in case when top officials hold positions in multiple companies;
Developing a target structure: advising on enhanced corporate governance practices in Ukraine and other jurisdictions; structuring shareholder relationships; introducing non-executive directors to the supervisory board; ensuring balance of responsibilities between the supervisory board and the director/board of directors; developing internal policies (signing/counter signing procedures, reporting policies, risk management, KPIs, etc.);
Implementing a target structure: drafting/amending a company’s statutory documents and internal policies; ensuring proper formalization of such documents; drafting shareholder agreements and other related documents (options and management agreements, employment contracts with the management, etc.); ensuring proper registration of the respective documents (charter, etc.) with the authorities of the relevant jurisdiction.
Reduce Your Legal Spend With No Hourly Bill
Getting good legal advice for your business shouldn’t be painful. Exemplar’s legal team is here to help your business thrive. That means taking the time to get to know you and your business, to understand your unique circumstances, challenges and goals. Exemplars unique structure allows our attorneys to provide relationships as a service, with only value-based pricing and no hourly billing.
Value-based pricing is transforming the legal industry. With value based pricing, the goal is to pay less for the effort and more for the results. When implemented properly, it promotes the following:
- reduces total legal spend
- increases predicability of budget
- Reduces billing disputes
- promotes law firm risk-sharing
- improves the productivity of attorneys
Exemplar Companies was one of the first business law firms in American History to abandon the hourly bill over 15 years ago. We prioritize forming genuine relationships with the clients we serve, and genuine relationships don’t happen when you bill by the hour.
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