Countless hurdles may stop your venture.
Luckily, hurdles are our specialty.
Whether you are an emerging or large company, for domestic or international ventures, as an entrepreneur or as an investor… you will need to overcome arduous legal hurdles that often seem like an impossible mission.
We help entrepreneurs and investors as well as smaller and larger companies succeed in their legal challenges. From the first issues that may arise in an investment round to technology protection and licensing, through all stages of growth and international expansion, as well as M&As, we provide our assistance in every single step.
Emerging Companies & Startups
Being an entrepreneur and starting a business always means facing some risks. We are here to minimize them as much as possible, accompanying you in all phases of your growth.
Specifically, we help you in all matters related to the incorporation of companies and shareholder’s agreements, as well as in the transfer of shares and financing rounds with venture capital, business angels or family investors.
We advise you on everything related to industrial and intellectual property (IP), technology and data protection, and on all R&D activities of your company, from the initial idea to its implementation and exploitation.
We accompany you in the beginning, but also throughout the expansion of your company, especially in matters of M&A and international expansion. At the end, we help you to obtain the maximum profitability in case of success.
If you are a business angel, a venture capital or a venture capital fund, we will accompany you in your acquisitions, exits and investments.
With many years of experience, we have closely collaborated with well-known law firms in other countries and jurisdictions. This is how we have acquired a deep knowledge and experience to carry out crossborder operations, as well as mergers and acquisitions and investments, both in Spain and in other countries.
We will help you maximise the value of your investments in investment rounds, as well as assist you in all matters regarding contract management, due diligence, joint ventures, compensation plans (stock options or phantom options), international expansion and cross-border operations, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), buildups and divestments.
If you are a consolidated company, we will continue to support your growth, both nationally and internationally. We will advise you on all types of investment and sale of companies, including financing rounds, leveraged operations or LBOs in all their modalities, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
We are specialized in advising crossborder operations, accompanying you throughout your international expansion. We have a presence in the US through alliances with several reputable firms, which gives us an added value and facilitates the carrying out of these types of deals. Furthermore, we have extensive experience in other jurisdictions, such as the UK.
Corporate and Commercial
Regardless of the size of your company, we help you in everything related to commercial contracting in order to get you the best terms and conditions in your contracts with suppliers. We help you establish contracting agreements, purchase conditions as well as with the analysis of the “allocation risk”, to be able to minimize liabilities. In addition, we advise on distribution and collaboration agreements, franchises and joint ventures.
We also advise on all aspects related to corporate law: investment and shareholder agreements, litigation between shareholders, terminations, divestitures or capital outflows, as well as shareholder exclusions. We also accompany you in the establishment of family protocols and succession agreements. In the same way, we advise on insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings.
IPR, Technology & Privacy
Today, innovation is a key factor. For this reason, we have a team of experts in information and communication technology law, as well as in industrial and intellectual property law and privacy, with the aim of supporting you in all the R&D and technology-based commercial activities of your company, from the initial idea to its implementation and exploitation.
Among other matters, we provide support in everything related to the defense of copyrights, software, data, know-how, brands and web domains, as well as the protection and exploitation of artistic and literary works, both offline and digital.
We also advise on establishing of a strong patent strategy and on drafting and negotiating technology licenses , agreements for the exploitation and commercialization of technology, as well as open source software, open data and open content.
In addition, we help you in matters such as electronic commerce and online contracting, data protection audits and regulatory compliance, including GDPR, as well as in the processing and transfer of data, R+D collaborations, and consortium and technology transfer agreements. Projects cover Artificial Intelligence, IoT, big data and data mining as well as more traditional technologies. In addition, we advise on the creation and implementation of educational and technology projects related to teaching.
We are also the perfect partner to advise and defend you in all kinds of administrative, judicial and arbitration procedures related to intellectual and industrial property and technology.
International Expansion/ Cross Border /Delaware Flip
We are focused on the international market and we have a long history of advising companies and individuals in international and cross-border operations.
We advise you on mergers and acquisitions, as well as on the creation of joint ventures, but also on all kinds of procedures involving other jurisdictions, such as refinancing and business reorganizations, incorporation of companies, subsidiaries and parent companies abroad and advice to international investors in the purchase of assets in Spain as well as international IP and technology protection and licensing deals.
Our firm has regularly advised Spanish companies on how to transfer their business to the USA, either through international transfer (Redomestication) or other suitable legal structures available, always taking into considerations the circumstances and needs of our clients.
Within the all comprehensive advice that we offer at AcrossLegal, we offer an specialized service in tax matters.
We provided services in all areas of tax law, such as designing a personalized plan for the tax optimization of companies and their shareholders, as well as the management team. In addition, we accompany you in all matters related to Corporate Tax and other government taxes. Moreover, we provide our advice in the event of inspections by tax authorities, audits and tax claims.
Taxation is a key issue in all the procedures relating to the acquisition and sale of companies, as well as the transfer of family assets, whether by sale or inheritance.
Labour law is one of the main areas in the creation, growth, development and consolidation of any company. Getting workers to feel part of the company itself and participants in its growth is key to its proper and successful development.
We like to get involved and know, first-hand, the needs of our clients, so that we can adjust their templates, ensuring that they reach their maximum performance and contribute in the development of the company. In this sense, we cover a wide number of areas in relation to labour law.
After an acquisition, the team integration process of the acquired company is key. We advise you on all issues that may arise from an M&A operation: the potential transfer of workers, restructuring, collective bargaining and agreements, layoffs, etc.
Futhermore, we help you to establish teleworking and employment contracts (ordinary and, especially, senior management), as well as to establish the best incentive plans (phantom shares and options).
We have a team of professionals with extensive experience in the real estate sector. Our team has provided support and has participated directly and actively in real estate transactions and purchase sales of real estate assets of all kinds.
We provide services in real estate sales contracts (hotel, logistics, shopping centers, retail, offices and residential sectors, among other subsegments), and management and rental of real estate (housing, offices, commercial premises), as well as rentals with purchase option. In addition, we also help on issues related to service contracts, works execution, works management, project management, construction works management. Finally, we provide support in debt relief processes (legal audit) of companies or real estate assets.