Alternative Dispute Resolution
Our international dispute resolution practitioners are leaders representing clients from various industries and the state in bilateral investment treaty arbitration, disputes regarding cancellation of distribution contracts, and compensation for damages. We also represent clients in arbitration proceedings on local level.
Banking and Finance
We serve as primary or preferred legal advisers to several leading banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, asset managers and broker-dealers proactively working to resolve legal issues efficiently with outstanding results.
Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Our restructuring and insolvency lawyers are recognized for their expertise and success in representing financial institutions, distressed companies, creditors’ committees, investors, and strategic and financial buyers of troubled companies.
We offer practical, hands-on guidance and innovative solutions to competition law issues. Our skilled antitrust lawyers counsel clients on business combinations and review distortions of competition law (international cartels, abuse of dominant position, concentration), EU state aid and procurement issues.
Our corporate lawyers advise large public and private companies, as well as emerging companies. We have extensive experience in all areas of corporate activity including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, initial public offerings and secondary offerings, partnership structures, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, and project support.
Our lawyers advise on key issues affecting businesses in the healthcare industry, from administrative compliance and accreditation to mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, and from regulatory matters to third-party reimbursement, and medical staff bylaws.
Intellectual Property (IP) and Technology
Our IP team covers the major areas of IP expertise, including patent protection and portfolio strategy; brand protection; trade secrets; commercial agreements; and litigation to enforce IP rights or defend against IP claims, whether in court, before administrative tribunals or in arbitration.
Labor and Employment
Our labor and employment lawyers represent employers across the full spectrum of employee-related legal issues and are at the forefront of strategic employment and labor relations issues for our clients. We blend experience with innovation when representing our clients before tribunals, courts and government agencies.
Our Litigation team is skilled at applying creative and efficient solutions to the complex challenges presented by both local disputes and disputes involving multiple countries and legal systems including out of court settlement.
Mergers and Acquisitions
We advise on corporate mandates across the spectrum ranging from smaller, more straightforward deals to complex multibillion dollar and multidisciplinary transactions, which are often completed under the most challenging time constraints. We make our collective expertise, gained from handling complex deals for some of the world’s most renowned companies, available to every client.
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
Our experience includes assisting public and private entities in planning, financing and implementing PPP projects. We advise project sponsors, lenders, investors, contractors and subcontractors, operators, public parties and technical advisers on the full life cycle of PPP projects.
We provide comprehensive services to clients engaged in all aspects of real estate transactions, from acquisition, planning and construction through to disposition of properties. We also advise clients on the full range of project management and procurement issues, their documentation and tax implications.
We are experienced in the privatization of state-owned communications companies, establishment of transparent and nondiscriminatory regulatory structures, working with government regulators, and successfully navigating the transition to digital and wireless services.