Our Practice Areas

Corporate & Commercial Law

With a practical and business-oriented approach Agema Analysts Rechtsanwaltskanzlei advises clients on a wide range of corporate & commercial matters, from day to day operations throughout strategic initiatives and complex transactions.

Drafting and negotiating Commercial contracts and corporate transactions
Consulting outside disputes it utmost important. Therefore, it is recommended to obtain legal advice early in the course of the negotiations, particularly when undertaking international transactions. In drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, we carefully identify critical issues that need to be consider when dealing with different types of agreements, from joint ventures and strategic alliances to government contracts, from employment agreements to shareholder agreements. With profound knowledge of laws of several jurisdictions, Parastu is advising clients on various type of national and cross-border agreements and corporate transactions, particularly in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Company establishment and corporate structuring
The structure of a new business is very crucial and should be taken into consideration already at the very initial stage. Decisions made at this stage will significantly impact the business going forward. Building the right corporate structure and restructuring obsolete or incomplete structures is therefore key for organizations to remain agile and competitive in the market. We advise organizations on their corporate (re-) structuring requirements in line with local jurisdictional and regulatory frameworks and best practice to suit optimally their particular business structures, growth ambitions and protect against organizational and external risks.

Company Secretary Services & Board (Risk) Advice
Building a compliant and effective company board requires often external resources such as professional advisors and non-executive board members. We support organisations in establishing highly efficient, dynamic, responsible and compliant boards and committees by assisting as non-executive board members and external corporate advisors. We can add value by providing concrete advisory services to critical corporate or institutional risk matters and thereby create awareness and uncover risk to relevant agenda topics and improve significantly the decision making processes.

IP Rights and Media Law

Due to the globalization and digitalization the protection and enforcement of intellectual property has gained more importance and is crucial for many of our clients. Our multi-jurisdictional capacity and expertise in this filed enables us to advise our clients in line with local and international laws on intellectual property rights and trade secrets.

Protection of Trade Secrets
Trade secrets laws protect secret information that a creates or compiles which grants an economic advantage over its competitors. Trade secrets, if not protected can be exposed to third parties through improper means, such as theft, trespass, hacking, or breach of a confidentiality agreement. We assist our clients to protect their confidential business information by putting internal procedure and policies in place to ensure legally enforceable confidentiality obligations.

Trademark and Brand Management
Trademark law creates usage rights in words, phrases, symbols, and other indicators that identify the source or sponsorship of goods or services. The owner of a valid trademark can stop others from using its trademark or a similar mark in connection with similar goods and services. We advise our clients through the lifecycle of trademarks, from selection and adoption through registration and enforcement, licensing and infringement litigation in Europe, Middle east and Africa.

Real Estate Law

Agema Analysts Rechtsanwaltskanzlei provides national and international real estate owners or potential buyers of real estate, whether commercial or private, legal advice and representation in Europe, Middle East and Africa. We assist our clients further with property joint-venture agreements, establishment of limited liability companies and partnerships for real estate transactions and real property.

Distributorship & Franchise Law

When intending to expand the business through agencies or franchise, its crucial to understand the agency and distributorship laws. Due to its board network across the globe, Agema Analysts Rechtsanwaltskanzlei advises and assists domestic, national and international manufacturers, distributors, franchisors and individual entrepreneurs on distribution, franchise and agency laws in Europe, Middle East and Africa. From drafting agency agreement and registration of such agreements to termination litigation, Agema Analysts Rechtsanwaltskanzlei assists its clients who seek to grow worldwide to achieve their business goals.

Merger & Acquisitions and Joint Ventures

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are two distinct forms of business transactions that both result in the consolidation of two companies into one and requires a certain ability to understand not simply legal practices, but business practices. Such transactions are major events for companies and business owners and can have vast implications for parties involved. It is therefore crucial to be legally represented at the early stages of a potential merger and acquisition. We represent a wide range of clients in various industries.

Due diligence
A meticulous and thorough due diligence process is vital for all M&A or JV transactions but even more critical in emerging and frontier markets where crucial information are often not easily available or accessible and require particular local expertise in order to uncover or extract relevant data. We help our clients to gather and analyse critical information from competent and legal sources highly relevant for specific transactions and thereby safeguard the interests of our clients. This helps to structure optimally client transactions and to address comprehensively uncovered risks and concerns at an early stage enabling sound decision-making whether to proceed or to abstain from a M&A or JV transaction.

Business Partner due diligence and Background Screening
Before organizations enter into contractual or business relationships and/or initiate a M&A or JV transaction it is essential to conduct a thorough business partner due diligence and background screening of potential cooperation or business partners, future shareholders, beneficial owners or customers to mitigate best possible reputational or compliance risk and to prevent serious consequences such as exposure to criminal investigations and prosecution, listings on international or internal compliance screening lists and/or loosing long term business relationships. We help our clients to conducting thorough business partner due diligence and background screening on potential business partners, stakeholders or customers in full confidentiality to safeguard client’s organizations from reputational risk.

Antitrust & Competition Law
Antitrust law is designed to prevent price-fixing, anti-competitive practices, and the abuse of a dominant position within the marketplace. Global businesses feel the growing impact of new competition laws and more sophisticated competition law enforcement around the world. We advise our clients in connection with antitrust and competition law challenges at national and international level and provide an overall strategy and implementation of the same.

Foreign Trade, Export Control, Customs Law & Legal Compliance

Export controls can take a variety of forms and are measures used by governments in goods trade to achieve public policy objectives. International business owners, traders and service providers face challenges due to the constantly changing rules and regulations related to sanctions, embargoes and export controls Agema Analysts Rechtsanwaltskanzlei advises clients on a wide variety of international trade matters.

Regulatory, Compliance and Trade Sanctions
The regulatory, trade sanction and compliance environment in emerging economies are evolving quickly due to rapid political changes and abrupt shifts in government policies and strategies. Organizations need to be on top of regulatory transformations which often require them to adopt quickly and proactively relevant trade sanction and compliance frameworks within their overall risk management function to mitigate significant compliance risk. Our team supports organizations to understand and define applicable regulatory, trade sanction and compliance risk and to design and integrate robust and comprehensive compliance frameworks in clients organizations which help to prevent or mitigate the impact of risk.

Compliance and Trade Sanction Training
Comprehending the corporate risk landscape, particularly in emerging and frontier economies, is key in order to create resilient and sustainable organisations in a volatile environment. We help organisations to develop and adopt robust risk frameworks and to pursue safely their business operations shielded from jurisdictional, regulatory, compliance, sanction and contentious matter risk based on our deep understanding of target market challenges.

Investment and Market Entry

We assist our international clients , with specific and critical investment structuring, market entry strategy and company establishment advisory services in the EU, Middle East and African.

Foreign Market Entry and investment structuring
Entering new markets and establishing a presence in a non-familiar jurisdiction can be challenging and risky. We assist investors and new market entrants to define and implement their optimal market entry strategy appropriate to their needs and objectives taking into consideration critical target market risk factors, restrictions, limitations as well as opportunities. Our profound insights into the dynamics of applicable jurisdictional risk, compliance, regulatory and economic factors allow us to render accurate and relevant advisory services to our clients.

Business Expansion & Growth Strategy Advice & Strategic Partnership Structuring Advice
Business expansion and developing effective growth strategies depend not only on the micro and macro-economic environment but also on other specific external factors such as inherent jurisdictional and regulatory limitations impacting business expansion policies of organisations. We help our clients to understand target market regulatory framework, economic drivers, government policies and political trends from short-, mid- and long-term perspective to enable informed and sound decision making. The gathering and assessing of vital business intelligence supports our clients efficiently in their decision-making process.

Legislative & Jurisdictional Risk Advice | Contentious Business & Litigation Risk Advice
The legislative landscape in emerging and frontier markets is often subject to quick changes due to fast evolving political, socio-economic landscapes, cultural shifts and changing government policies and strategies. For safe navigation in quickly evolving legislative environments and changing legal frameworks organisations need to understand and adopt robust and agile management structures and risk frameworks and apply appropriate resources to mitigate potential risk. We help organisations to anticipate and manage legislative and jurisdictional risk and to adopt practical risk frameworks and build up relevant resources to avoid potential regulatory and inherent jurisdictional pitfalls.

Strategic Risk Mitigation Advice | Strategic Mediation & Negotiation Advice | Debt Collection Strategy Advisory Services
Litigation procedures are time consuming, expensive and often affect negatively existing (business) relationships with respective partners or customers. Therefore, it is important to exhaust all available tools to manage or if possible, prevent contentious matters through strategic negotiations, settlements and mediation to preserve valuable partnerships and customer relationships. We support organisations to understand and manage potential contentious business risk and strategize negotiations, settlement discussions and mediation to mitigate the risk of contentious matters and potential litigation risk. In case litigation is unavoidable, we assist clients in strategizing, preparing and planning optimally litigation procedures along with legal litigators based on profound litigation investigations, evidence examination and collection of intelligence to the facts of the case to support legal litigators and to achieve best possible outcome of the lawsuit for our clients.

Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

We have the expertise in the field of litigation and alternative dispute resolution and we represent our clients throughout any litigation, arbitration, and mediation proceedings. Due to our international experience, we are able to represent our clients in Europe, Middle East and Africa.