Foundation Law and Law of Association

Foundation Law and Law of Association

We support all types of non-profit organisations in all matters relating to foundation law, the law of association and non-profit law. We offer foundations and associations advice that is tailored to the specific requirements in question.

In particular, we provide advice on:

  • Choice of a suitable type of foundation or trust
  • Creation of dependent and independent foundations as well as charitable companies and associations
  • Drafting of foundation constitutions and accompanying agreements
  • Establishment of associations and drafting of their regulations
  • Tax law and non-profit law issues
  • Representation vis-à-vis the tax authorities
  • Representation before foundation oversight committees and the register of associations
  • Restructurings, the establishment of subsidiaries and setting up joint ventures in the non-profit sector
  • Foundations as an instrument for estate planning and business succession
  • Advice for foundation boards and association boards, in particular relating to liability risks