Corporate and M&A - EUCON legal Group

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Corporate and M&A

The EUCON Legal Group has extensive experience in supporting corporate law and M&A projects. The practice covers legal support for business incorporation processes, development and implementation of investment projects, implementation of corporate governance and control over compliance with regulatory requirements, as well as representation in corporate disputes and support for M&A agreements.

The main competitive advantage of EUCON is its adherence to a multidisciplinary approach, which involves attracting specialists from various practices and with different profiles to provide the Clients with a comprehensive turnkey solution to their problem. Thus we involve experts in corporate field, experts in taxes, intellectual property, land law, investment and financial activities, auditors etc., which accelerates the pace of work and increases the effectiveness of the solutions we provide.

Our team advises Ukrainian and international companies in a range of industries: oil and gas, energy, food industry, agriculture, telecommunications, investment and financial spheres, metallurgy, chemistry, hotel business etc.

Our experts provide services as follows:

  1. Incorporation of companies (legal entities):
  • incorporation, restructuring and dissolution of a legal entity, various organizational and legal forms, departments, representative offices thereof, including those with foreign investment;
  • organizational solutions for international business structuring operations and support for mergers and acquisitions (private and public M&A);
  • legal Due Diligence;
  • incorporation and legal support to joint ventures, strategic alliances, partnerships, funds, holdings, and consortia;
  • advising on choosing the optimal legal form of doing business;
  • building of a company corporate structure and corporate management;
  • advising on choosing the optimal tax regime;
  • preparation of statutory and registration documents, shareholder agreements, internal rules and policies;
  • registration of legal entities at state authorities and obtaining the licenses to engage in certain types of activities;
  • accreditation of legal entities with customs authorities;
  • preparation of legal and management decisions on corporate migration.
  1. Support for business activities of companies (legal entities):
  • legal protection of businesses from unfriendly corporate takeover, including illegal actions of Raider structures;
  • support in transfer of the company’s assets and liabilities to a new legal structure;
  • settlement of labour issues with company officials, including obtaining work and residence permits for foreign employees;
  • advice on payment of dividends, royalties and interest on loans;
  • support in purchase and sale of assets, leasing and financing.
  1. Reorganization and restructuring of a legal entity: 
  • advice on business reorganization and restructuring;
  • analysis of impacts of restructuring (tax, corporate etc.);
  • development of corporate plan for business restructuring;
  • legal support in acquisitions, mergers, divisions, reorganizations and liquidations of businesses;
  • support in sell and buy of corporate rights;
  • support within a company’s bankruptcy procedure.
  1. Liquidation and bankruptcy:
  • preparation of all necessary documents for the liquidation of the enterprise;
  • closing of bank accounts of the enterprise;
  • support for the enterprise audit process by tax authorities;
  • removal of the enterprise from the Register of regulatory authorities;
  • legal support for the debtor/creditor’s application to the economic Court with an application for initiation of bankruptcy proceedings and representation in court.
  1. Corporate disputes:
  • representation of clients’ interests in corporate disputes in courts of all instances and arbitrations;
  • legal analysis of the conflict situation/dispute, determination of possible consequences and ways of settlement thereof;
  • representation of clients’ interests in disputes related to the raider seizure of the enterprise;
  • preparing and submitting requests;
  • participation and representation of the client’s interests in court, arbitration in corporate dispute cases;
  • appeals against court decisions in the appellate and cassation instances;
  • mediation in the procedure of pre-trial settlement of commercial, tax, financial, banking, insurance and customs disputes.
  1. Legal support for investment:
  • implementation;
  • development of effective investment models;
  • forecasting and minimizing legal risks;
  • legal support in investment transactions, including those related to foreign investments;
  • legal support in attracting additional funding, including through the acquisition of corporate rights;
  • Private Equity, Private Equity, Mezzanine funds, Venture Capital funds;
  • primary and secondary public offerings (IPO and SPO).

Projects (experience):

  • Representation of Delta Capital S.A. (Switzerland) that owned 95,07% stake in Confectionary factory Zhytomyrski Lasoschi in litigation with respect to protection of property rights of foreign investor;
  • Representation of the Polish company Amica Wronki, S.A.; legal support of the investment project regarding sale of household cleaning goods on the territory of Ukraine; registration and support of commercial activity of Hansa Ukraine, LLC;
  • Acting as a mediator in a corporate dispute between founders of Post 24 LLC, company that serves parcel machines of express delivery, in respect of re-allotment of their stakes in charter capital;
  • Legal support to AEROMEX Sp. z o.o., producer of aerodynamic separators, agricultural machines for preparation of qualitive high yielding seeds, for investment and outsourcing of production facilities to Poland;
  • Advising Eveline Cosmetics Dystrybucja Sp. z o.o. S.K.A. on efficient corporate structure and registration of a representative office in Ukraine;
  • Support of the investment project of EURO TERMINAL Sp. z o.o. concerning placement of payment terminals on the territory of the Republic of Poland and further European market entry;
  • Legal support of the Ukrainian market entry by MANTA S.A., a leading Polish producer of gadgets;
  • Advising ARTISHOKE Sp. z o.o., a producer of furniture, in respect of investment and outsourcing of manufacturing facilities to Poland.
  • Managing partner, attorney at law
  • Head of corporate practice
  • Head of tax and customs practice
  • Senior partner, attorney at law
  • Head of financial instruments and project funding practice
  • Head of combating financial fraud and corruption, forensic investigations practice
  • Head of сompliance

Recognition and awards:

In 2013-2020 the Legal 500 EMEA ranked EUCON in Commercial and Corporate law, M&A (Tier 4)
LIGA ZAKON AWARDS 2020: EUCON won in nomination of Premier League – «The best law firm in Corporate Law»
In 2017-2019 EUCON was shortlisted in corporate by the Handbook for Foreign Clients among the leading Ukrainian Law Firms
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