INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW

CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LAW

LITIGATION & ARBITRATION

REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  • Patents-registration & Protection
  • Distinctive Signs,including Trademarks
  • Copyright & Related Rights
  • Trade Secrets & Know-how
  • Industrial Designs
  • New Varieties of Plants
  • Internet & Domain Name Registration
  • Drafting & Negotiating licence & assignment contracts
  • Franchise agreements
  • Unfair competition & business practices
  • Comparative & misleading advertising
  • Protection & enforcement against piracy & counterfeiting
  • Intellectual Property litigation
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW
  • Copyright regulatory compliance
  • Negotiation and preparation of co-production and content development agreements for film, television and other media; music contracts; publishing contracts
  • Copyright due diligence in commercial transactions
  • Copyright content acquisition and validation
  • Advising on procurement and commercialization of media rights
  • Pre-contractual advisory on, drafting and reviewing agency agreements, royalty contracts, sponsorship and endorsement agreements, music contracts, etc.
  • Advisory services on issues of breach of confidence in the media and entertainment industry
CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LAW
  • Incorporation of corporate entities, divestitures & restrucring
  • Domestic & International joint ventures
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Corporate & shareholders disputes, litigation, dispute resolution, settlements, arbitration
  • Contracts structuring & negotiation
  • Sales & Purchase of shares & other assets
  • Structuring of international sale agreements
  • Agency & distributorship agreements
  • Corporate finance
  • Secured transactions
  • Cross-border transactions & Contracts
  • Non-Profit Organisations
  • Company Secretarial
LITIGATION & ARBITRATION
  • Commercial and civil litigation
  • Contractual disputes
  • Bankruptcy insolvency and restructuring litigation
  • International dispute resolution
  • Fraud and deceit
  • Administrative litigation
  • Environmental and public law litigation
  • Product liability
  • Professional liability
  • Enforcement of foreign judgements
  • Early neutral evaluation
  • Tort actions
  • Family law/Matrimonial Causes
REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY DEVELOPEMNET
  • Real estate development, planning and land use
  • Real estate sale and acquisition
  • Real estate finance, refinance and tax
  • Lease agreement for commercial and residential use
  • Construction, engineering and turn-key contracts
  • Infrastructure and other major projects, including PPP and concession structures
  • Public works
  • Real estate securities
  • Construction insurance
  • Property damage and subrogate recoveries
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Leasehold properties
  • Property management related arrangements
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Real estate portfolio restructuring
BANKING & FINANCE
  • Domestic and International lending and credit (including syndicated and bilateral loans and related security)
  • Asset financing (equity finance included) and securitization
  • Banking law and regulatory issues
  • Banking services provision, direct provision based on freedom of services movement included
  • Export credit finance
  • Factoring and receivables purchase
  • Debt structured finance
  • Credit risk analysis & non-performing loans
  • Debt recovery
  • Investment banking
  • Electronic banking
  • Mortgage and charges
  • Property finance and leasing
  • Consumer finance
TAXATION & INSOLVENCY
  • Corporate taxation solutions
  • Personal income taxation(expatriates included)
  • Property tax and available incentives
  • Special taxation regimes for disfavored areas and foreign investments
  • Banking taxation and regulatory regime
  • Profit repatriation
  • Value added tax
  • Income tax(fiscal depreciation and thin capitalization rules included)
  • Tax allowances for capital expenditures
  • Withholding taxes
  • Custom duties and levies
  • Tax litigation
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • Telecommunications and satellite regulatory issues
  • Operation of telecoms/IT/media businesses
  • Infrastructure, project and equipment finance
  • Lisences and authorizations
  • Broadcasting and media law
  • Licencing type interest transfer
  • Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Hardware sale, lease and Purchase
  • Software development and licensing
  • Technology transfer
  • Internet use
  • E-Commerce
LABOUR/INDUSTRIAL RELATION
  • Employee benefits
  • Employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions
  • Staff secondment and relocation, cross-border included
  • Personnel restructuring strategy
  • Individual and collective lay-offs
  • Voluntary retirement schemes
  • Employees stock option plans
  • Trade Unions issues
  • Management agreements
  • Private pension schemes
  • Employment related contributions
  • Outsourcing and transfer of employees in the process of transfer of undertaking
  • Individual and collective employment agreement
  • Employment related disputes, including benefits and executive compensation litigations
  • Workmen’s compensation
MARITIME,SHIPPING, AVIATION TRANSPORT
  • Cargo claims and damage
  • Carriage of goods
  • Rail, road and air transport
  • Shipping and transportation litigation
  • Marine insurance and reinsurance
  • Shipping document compliance
  • Shipping and transport finance and related collateral
  • Dispute and litigation under shipping documentation
  • Aviation regulatory issues
  • Aviation licensing
  • Aviation finance
  • Airport regulations
  • Aircraft sale, lease and purchase
  • Aircraft mortgages
  • Aviation insurance and reinsurance
NATURAL RESOURCES(OIL, GAS AND MINING)
  • Individual and collective employment agreement
  • Employment related disputes, including benefits and executive compensation litigations
  • Workmen’s compensation
  • Upstream and downstream oil and gas operations
  • Oil and gas concessions
  • Network ownership issues
  • Exploration and production licenses and concessions
  • Hard rock mining and coal
  • finanacing and security documents, including project finance
  • Regulatory issues
  • Greenfield/brownfield structures
  • Oil and gas PPP’s and concessions
  • Surface rights acquisition
  • Assignment of mining & oil agreements
  • Mine closure
  • Negotiation of concession licenses and agreements
  • Upgrading of exploration liceses
DEBT RECOVERY AND INSOLVENCY
  • Business restructuring & insolvency
  • Complex judicial reorganization and bankruptcy procedures
  • Liquidation of debtor’s assets and liabilities under insolvency procedure
  • Restructuring and rescue strategies
  • Receivership services
  • Insolvency court proceedings
  • Insolvency and voluntary liquidation regulatory issues
  • Due diligence of companies undergoing insolvency procedure or voluntary liquidation
  • Financial institutions insolvency
ENERGY
  • Electricity generation, transmission, supply, distribution
  • Licensing and operation of independent power plants
  • Privatization and corporata restructuring in the energy sector
  • Service agreement, public procurement included
  • Financing and security documents, including project finance
  • Regulatory issues
  • Greenfield/brownfield structures
  • PPPs & concessions in the energy field
  • Renewables
  • Energy trading
  • Green certificates
  • Nuclear power
  • Cogeneration and independent power production
INSURANCE
  • Personal injury claims
  • Professional indemnity disputes
  • Pollution claims
  • Product liability
  • Fire, flood, storm
  • Reinsurance and retrocession
  • Coverage issues and insurance products
  • Directors’ and Officers’ liability
  • Employer liability
  • Financial risk insurance
  • Fraud investigations and assset recovery
  • Insurance and re-insurance disputes
MERGERS AND ACQUISITION
  • Acquisition and divestiture of state-owned and private entities
  • Cross-border mergers & acquisitions
  • Extensive due diligence analysis
  • Regulatory issues
  • Bid and tender preparation
  • Takeover tactics and flexible bid repositioning
  • Mergers & acquisitions finance
  • Management buyouts
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Assistance in negotiations, pre-closing and post-closing issues
  • Post-privatization issues
  • Post-acquisition transition consulting and integration
  • Merger reorganization
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Private Equity
  • Debt restructuring
ENVIRONMENT
  • PPPs agreement structuring and negotiation
  • Public tender and bid preparation
  • Concession of public assets and services
  • Regulatory issues
  • Royalties and tariffs
  • Infrastructure projects, Utilities and mining projects
  • Public procurement contract and dispute settlement
  • Joint venture, Consortium and other partnering arrangement
  • Regulatory advice
  • Risk allocation and analyses matrix
  • Tax and legal advice in optional contractual and corporate structure
CAPITAL MARKET & SECURITIES
  • Securities public offerings (IPOs, Voluntary and mandatory takeovers included)
  • State bonds and treasury bills issuance
  • Capital market divestitures
  • International securities issues
  • Investment funds and brokers
  • Derivatives trading
  • Assets and other Assets based structures securitization
  • Share issues, including share purchase agreement, share valuations
  • Stock option plan
  • Stock exchange listings
  • Stock repurchases programs
  • Municipal bonds and Euro bonds
  • Periodic reporting and other disclosure obligations
  • Minority shareholders right and shareholders disputes
INFRASTRUCTURE AND PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP(PPP)
  • Energy and infrastructure projects
  • Environmental Reporting
  • Waste management
  • Planning(Zoning)
  • Regulatory and compliance
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Accidental Events
  • Climate change
  • Compliance issues
  • Brownfield development
  • Environmental auditing and due diligence
  • Contamination and remediation
  • Emissions trading
  • Transboundary impact
  • BAT
  • Environmental impact assessment