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Companies

Companies

Counseling on carrying out activities in Ukraine and foreign jurisdictions ;

Due diligence process, tax due diligence;

Accompanying conclusion as well as control over execution of international transactions (import and export);

Consulting on the issues of customs legislation;

Drafting, negotiation, accompanying conclusion as well as termination of commercial contracts;

Debt restructuring (restructure, reducing of legal and other risks, security for obligations);

Setting up, restructuring and winding-up the commercial entities and non-profit organizations;

Setting up and providing support for the operation of joint venture companies, special project companies and economic interest groups;

Corporate and tax business restructuring;

Representation of shareholder rights (oversight of following corporate procedures, approval of the agreements, dividend payments and related services);

Corporate management;

Corporate finance;

Corporate debates, disputes on the subject of defense of violated shareholder rights;

Protection against hostile takeovers;
Action against corporate fraud and greenmail.

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Startups

OFFER FOR START UP

The Startup Group offers cost-efficient services to startup companies at all stages of development, starting from the very idea and during the process of your business operation.

  • We can help you in expanding your business all around the world, including USA and EC jurisdictions.
  • We assist our clients in preparing their startups for future investments from foreign investors. We know how to properly prepare all the paper work and commercialize your idea.
  • We provide all necessary services to protect your intellectual property and ideas.
  • We understand the challenges facing many young startups projects, so we are happy to provide low cost alternatives and flexible fee arrangements.
  • In addition we can offer on-site educational workshops to assist in setting up a company in USA or the EC and developing, implementing, and maintaining intellectual property.
  • The Startup Group consists of highly qualified professionals with a wide specialization, and offers services for startups such as:
    • On-site workshops to educate startups about the legal and tax mechanisms and all related questions of commercialization;
    • Registration and protection of intellectual property all around the world, including the EC and USA;
    • Advice on optimizing all business processes, tax questions, intellectual property, agreements with employees, non-competition agreements;
    • Preparing all documents and an effective strategy for meetings with investors, including due diligence review;
    • Agreement drafting and risk assessment, including License Agreements, Non-disclosure agreements and Non-competitions agreements.
    • Implementing effective mechanisms to secure Company`s trade secrets and confidential information;
    • Assistance in negotiation with potential clients and investors.
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Practices

Corporate practice

Lawrange corporate practice provides complete support in each and every point of corporate law including the operation of joint-stock corporations or guidance in share stock purchase agreements, mergers and acquisitions.

We provide the following services:

  • Full legal support in merger and acquisition transactions; formulation, finalization and approval of documents, containing terms and provisions of transactions as well as mediating transactions;
  • Setting up, restructuring and winding-up the commercial entities and non-profit organizations;
  • Setting up and providing support for the operation of joint venture companies, special project companies and economic interest groups;
  • Corporate business restructuring;
  • Representation of shareholder rights (oversight of following corporate procedures, approval of the agreements, dividend payments and related services);
  • Corporate management;
  • Corporate finance;
  • Value documents and capital markets;
  • Corporate debates, disputes on the subject of defense of violated participant and shareholder rights;
  • Protection against hostile takeovers;
  • Action against corporate fraud and greenmail.

Litigation

We provide extensive support in pre-trial disputes and settlements between the parties as well as during actions of trial and arbitration.
Lawyers of other legal practices possessing special expertise join our legal team to accompany complex disputes. Lawrange assists in successful winning in the area of land state and construction, commercial disputes, disputes with Competition, Tax and other state authorities, settling labour, corporate, shareholder disputes etc. Our team contains experts in mediation and Ukrainian settlement of disputes by arbitration.

  • Investments protection;
  • Corporate disputes;
  • Commercial disputes;
  • Land estate-related disputes;
  • Intellectual property disputes;
  • Tax-related disputes;
  • Labour disputes;
  • Protection of bankrupt creditors’ interests

Tax practice

Lawrange has extensive experience regarding tax consulting of the Ukrainian and foreign clients - primarily IT companies challenged to choose the best taxation scheme or restructuring holding companies in several jurisdictions, tax audit performance and support, representation in tax-related disputes.

We provide the following services:

  • Consulting on the issues of tax legislation;
  • Corporate tax planning;
  • Guidelines for restructuring of international holding companies with due regard to optimal tax load for client’s business;
  • Evaluation of taxation consequences of the transaction that is being carried out;
  • Preparation of petitions to authorized government bodies concerning issues of application of tax legislation;
  • Tax due diligence;
  • Evaluation of systems of company tax planning, current and potential tax risks;
  • Accompanying tax-related disputes;

Accompanying administrative disputes, appeal of administrative liability.

Business practice

We provide the following services:

  • Counseling on carrying out activities in Ukraine;
  • Due diligence process, tax due diligence;
  • Accompanying conclusion as well as control over execution of international transactions (import and export);
  • Accompanying conclusion as well as control over execution of loan, lease and license agreements;
  • Consulting on the issues of insurance;
  • Consulting on the issues of customs legislation;
  • Drafting, negotiation, accompanying conclusion as well as termination of commercial contracts;
  • Debt restructuring (restructure, reducing of legal and other risks, security for obligations);

Intellectual property

The Company has practiced a lot in the area of intellectual property and computer technologies and therefore is extensively experienced in dealing with clients..

We provide legal support for registration, transfer and exercise of intellectual property rights, carry out due diligence process on the subject of intellectual property ownership, draft all necessary documents and accompany the client in the course of negotiations. Our lawyers have a long and distinguished track record of representing clients’ interests in patent agencies, customs authorities and courts of all instances.

We provide the following services:

  • Counseling on issues of intellectual property/computer technologies
    • Registration, transfer of rights and disposition of intellectual property
    • License agreements, agreements on the cession of intellectual property rights
    • Authorship agreements
    • Franchise agreements
    • Agreements on the transfer of know-how and confidential information
    • Confidentiality agreements and statutes
    • Contract for research and advanced development
    • Application of advertisement legislation
    • Due diligence of intellectual property, evaluation of current and potential risks, guidelines for their elimination
    • Protection of intellectual property rights
    • Settlement of intellectual property disputes