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Civil and Business Lawsuit at the High Court
Litigation in all fields of business law, including white collar crime
Companies may find themselves drawn into litigation before a foreign court or before a foreign tribunal of arbitration. SMARTFEL Legal can assist companies with a variety of business litigation needs in many jurisdictions worldwide.
SMARTFEL Legal litigation practices include generalists in commercial business case law and liability matters, as well as specialists in areas such as criminal law.
SMARTFEL Legal has an approach that combines deep legal expertise with experienced business advisors. We are qualified to assist businesses with cross-border litigation based on our global footprint, our history of working with local authorities and a deep understanding of the cultural and procedural differences that can complicate the path to resolution.
Bankruptcy, insolvency and corporate restructuring
The global financial crisis has pushed many businesses into a state of instability. When companies are struggling with difficult choices, SMARTFEL Legal can assist with suggesting options to help recovery, such as restructuring outside of insolvency proceedings, a structured sale or provide assistance with judicial insolvency proceedings. We work with both companies in distress and potential buyers, shareholders and directors, creditors and insolvency administrators.
SMARTFEL Legal insolvency practices bring years of experience in working with third parties such as bankers, lawyers, insolvency courts, credit insurers, and public authorities. SMARTFEL Legal works together with colleagues who have specialized skills in financial, tax or labor law from around the world to deliver guidance based on multiple points of view.
Statutory and regulatory compliance
Companies today need to comply with what can be a daunting multitude of national and international legislation and regulations, and need effective business processes to ensure compliance and prevention of regulatory issues. SMARTFEL Legal provides businesses with guidance on statutory and regulatory obligations relevant to their industry and their operational base including:
- Trade conventions
- Fiscal and financial regulations
- Intellectual property restraints
- Environmental regulations.
SMARTFEL Legal spends the time necessary to understand the unique needs and operational nuances of individual companies. We offer a broad base of commercial business solutions and have a large global footprint. Our experience allows us to provide businesses facing complex legal regulations and challenges cohesive, practical advice.
Tax controversy solutions
SMARTFEL Legal and SMARTFEL tax professionals offer both domestic and multinational companies controversy assistance.
Multinational organizations continue to spend time and resources managing tax controversies and disputes in both headquarter and foreign jurisdictions. Tax authorities are sharing information about companies and focusing increasingly on implementation failure and motive, not just pure tax technical merit or analysis.
SMARTFEL Legal’s tax controversy and dispute resolution practices include former tax authority officials and alternative dispute resolution specialists to help multinational companies consistently control and manage tax controversies across multiple jurisdictions.
Legal and contractual framework of supply chain management and distribution networks
Legal and contractual frameworks for supply chain management and distribution networks are essential to helping businesses operate smoothly worldwide.
SMARTFEL Legal professionals have extensive experience in supporting cross-border transactions in all major industries. Our approach focuses on avoiding disputes and litigation by drafting and negotiating appropriate, unambiguous and enforceable contracts.
SMARTFEL Legal specialists take businesses’ commercial objectives and translate them into robust contractual documentation including general terms and conditions appropriate to a variety of distribution (e.g. agency, dealership), supply and transportation agreements as well as export regulations and customs.
Restructuring business functions and outsourcing
Today’s globalized economy has opened up new opportunities for businesses looking to find cost savings through progressive sourcing arrangements. Centralization of business functions that take advantage of economies of scale, offshoring or outsourcing work to low cost providers and co-sourcing are common practices. SMARTFEL Legal assists companies with an array of sourcing arrangements and covers technology infrastructure and support, business process outsourcing, manufacturing, and telecommunications.
Our approach focuses first on the commercial objectives of the business. We help companies establish the flexible working relationships and effective contracts needed to be competitive in today’s market. We can support businesses at any stage of the lifecycle including:
- Negotiation of new contracts
- Re-evaluation and renegotiation of current outsourcing arrangements
- Dispute resolution
- Development of a negotiation and litigation strategy
- Mediation, arbitration and court proceedings
Real estate including acquisition, disposal and portfolio management
The global real estate market continues to be impacted by the worldwide financial crisis and weak recovery. This is exacerbated by a rapidly changing legal environment. To navigate successfully, businesses need an experienced legal advisor who understands business strategy and can provide practical and prudent advice for achieving commercial objectives.
SMARTFEL Legal advises companies on the legal implications of business activity in the real estate sector, including acquisitions, due diligence on real estate, negotiation of contracts and related commercial matters. We also provide assistance with the commercialization of shopping centers, office buildings etc.
SMARTFEL Legal looks at strategic business objectives and provides practical guidance from multiple perspectives.