Garrigues is an international tax and legal services firm that provides business law advice on the main economic scenarios of the global marketplace. Since its creation in 1941, the firm has been noted for its international outlook and innovative nature. It's team is made up of two thousand people of twenty-four different nationalities who, under a single integrated management team and with the same quality standards, operate across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, where we have a well-established office and team structure.
Our multidisciplinary approach and expertise enables us to offer specialist, integral advice on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility that is second to none, providing clients with the value and confidence that comes from a global approach to this specialist area, which calls for every angle to be considered. Here, we offer legal advisory and consulting services to our clients, be they private sector (listed and unlisted) companies or public institutions and agencies, both on the domestic front and the international stage.
As far as corporate governance is concerned, among other matters, we advise on the design and drafting of codes of good corporate governance (bylaws, shareholders’ meeting regulations, board and committee regulations, codes of ethics and codes of conduct); we periodically review such codes, bringing them into line with the prevailing requirements and recommendations; we assist with the production of annual corporate governance and compensation reports, as well as the preparation of policies on directors’ compensation, the introduction and adaptation of corporate governance principles at unlisted companies, and so on and so forth. Along similar lines, we also provide global legal assistance with the preparation of shareholders’ meetings, helping our clients deal with and resolve any type of corporate governance-related issues they may have.