/ Our Expertise


Intellectual Property
Competition & Antitrust
Family Trust and Planning
Tax Structuring
Each business is unique. Navigating through the diverse legal landscape of corporate and commercial business matters can be a daunting task without legal advice. We understand the competitive pressures in the global marketplace, and provide ongoing support through a wide range of complex matters.

Attention to our clients’ objectives and requirements has enabled us to effectively handle all their business needs at each stage of the process – from simple transactions to large scale transactions. To ensure our clients are satisfied with every level of service, we employ a client-centric approach. We are committed to delivering responsive and innovative legal services and resources to help clients thrive in their fast-paced businesses.

With a seasoned team of specialists in corporate and commercial matters, we are best positioned to successfully represent businesses of all sizes, from some of the world’s largest multinationals to small businesses and start-ups.

Our team members’ deep experience as both external advisors and in-house counsel enables us to take necessary steps in addressing a full range of corporate and commercial business matters relating to:
Shareholders agreements
Partnerships and joint ventures agreements
Corporate governance
Business contracts
Agency and distribution agreements
Contract reviews
Intellectual property protection
Incorporations and registrations
Bankruptcy and insolvency
Corporate and commercial reorganizations
Start-ups’ affairs
Purchase/sale of businesses
Asset or share purchase/sale agreements
Minute book reconstruction
Corporate, commercial or contract disputes
Employment matters
Share issuances
Tax-driven corporate reorganizations
Liability issues
Franchise agreements
Commercial real estate and leasing
Wealth transfer options for family-owned businesses
In this dynamic environment, it is crucial for businesses to comply with competition regulation and enforcement on a global scale. As certain types of agreements limit provisions based on various cross-border competition matters, more companies require counsel on global antitrust policies, litigation and regulatory strategies.

In an area that is often highly complex, we offer strategic insight and counsel to identify issues and provide responsive, first-rate service, which is critical to the success of key business decisions and deals. From inception through to completion, we work with our clients through each step to successfully navigate evolving competition matters.

As experts in the market with a wide range of services, our international focus pushes us to think creatively and beyond the scope of fundamental competition matters. We leverage our deep expertise and unparalleled knowledge from high-profile cases to make smart decisions in this competitive environment. Exceptional advisory and adversarial abilities and close ties with investigators and prosecutors allow us to effectively negotiate in antitrust disputes, competition investigations and potential prosecutions, which have been considered valuable in large-scale transactions and deals.

Our ability to quickly and efficiently navigate through regulatory processes and changes in domestic and international competition regulations is largely due to our integrated practice approach. We combine the efficiency of a global reach with local understandin. By having a strong network of service professionals in different countries, it is much easier to help our clients solve issues that take place in multiple jurisdictions.

Our lawyers have experience on competition deals and cases with regards to:
Abuse Of Dominance And Monopolization
Merger Clearance Mandates, Merger Review Investigations, Acquisitions And Joint Ventures
Competition Compliance
Cartels And Bid Rigging Investigations
Follow-On Damages Claims
Competitor Collaborations And Strategic Alliances
Sector Regulation And Market Investigations
Criminal Defense
Government/Regulatory Investigations
Price-Fixing, Pricing Practices And Distribution Strategies (Price Maintenance, Tied Selling, Refusals To Deal)
As businesses become more global in scope and regulation, so do the complexities. Our deep understanding of domestic and cross-border legislations that govern regulated entities allow us to help our clients effectively navigate through this increasingly complex framework and achieve optimal development results.

In order to value and support our clients’ decisions, we develop strong awareness and attention to the professional responsibilities, culture and priorities of our clients. This client-centric approach, along with our strategic and practical advice positions us to help our clients maneuver through regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings.

Our ability to keep abreast in the legal and regulatory priorities, trends and concerns that impact clients across multiple jurisdictions is mainly attributed to our network of advisors across the globe. Reliable, evidence-based information gives us clear insight and perspective on competing interests in regulatory matters, which has been integral to effectively guiding and defending our clients’ decisions.

From representing clients at hearings before regulatory decision makers and tribunals to drafting white papers and policies, our international expertise enables us to advise on a wide range of regulatory matters, including:
Regulatory Permitting And Hearings
General Regulatory Compliance
Regulatory Audits
Privacy Protection
General Rate Applications, Tolls, Tariffs, Market Rules And Competitive Disputes, Including Telecommunications Proceedings
Securing Facility, Environmental And Land Use Planning Approvals, Including Land Use Redesignation, Subdivision, Servicing And Development
Today’s society calls for a wide range of situations that can affect families in several different ways. From dealing with a loss of a family member to gaining custody of children living in different countries, it can be a difficult time for all those involved. When dealing with wills, trusts, estates and the breakdown of family relationships, we recognize that the issues can become sensitive, challenging and emotional.

From estates to new family structures, we guide our clients through these challenges with great care and attention. Our practical, client-centric approach and highly responsive nature allows us to effectively cater to the needs of our clients in a cost-effective manner. By providing support and strategic insight, we assess each option thoroughly to ensure we achieve the best possible solution that offers maximum protection and delivers client objectives.

Clients come from various cultural, religious and economic backgrounds, across every country in the world. Our globalized practice allows us to act both as advocates and as personal legal advisors to deliver domestic, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional, trust and family planning solutions for a variety of clients, including family offices, trust companies, beneficiaries, business owners, charities and private trusts.

Our team members have experience in:
Wealth Protection
Trust And Estate Planning And Administration
Succession Planning
Trustees And Guardianships
Asset Protection And Management
Commercial Transactions
Frequent changes in legislations, along with the added pressure from tax authorities make this practice area a challenging area. We helo organizations become more aware of the tax consequences around their transactions and assist them in implmenting tax efficient structures. We don't provide tax advice, but work in close cooperation with tax advisors who complements our team.

We develop innovative structures encompassing all aspects of an operation, transaction structuring, corporate M&A and dispositions. Our forward-thinking, collaborative team has been instrumental in the implementation of leading-edge structures in the market.

Our unparalleled insight and specialized knowledge in multiple tax law disciplines allows us to effectively address and resolve a variety of tax matters, including:

Structuring That Complies With Jurisdictional Regulatory Requirements, Including Tax Residency Rules, Transfer Pricing, Capital Gains And Dividend
Structuring Of New Funds And Reviewing Fund Structures For Prospective Investments, Fund Formation And Portfolio Investments (Including Fund Investments, Co-Investments And Direct Investments)
Preparing And Implementing Tax Structuring In Buyout, Venture Capital And Other Private Investment Funds For Institutional Investors
Commercial Transactions Like Capital Raising, Joint Ventures, Tax Efficient Holding Company And Financing Structures And Permanent Establishment Issues
Tax Aspects Of Executive Compensation, Stock Option Matters And Benefit Plan Issues In Connection With Business Transactions
Transfer Pricing And Ongoing Tax Advisory As Businesses Evolve
Drafting And Negotiating Tax Aspects Of Transaction Agreements, And Undertaking Related Due Diligence


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