The entrepreneur must stay focused on business. For this reason, it is of key importance to have the support of competent professionals to whom entrust the solution of the legal problems that running a company presents.

BDB Network relies on the presence and constant consultancy of lawyers specialized in international law and of law firms accredited to advocate in various courts in all the countries where they operate and the highest standard of care and commitment is addressed to each customer.

Services

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our global depth and breadth support our clients in both their domestic deals and their most complex multi-jurisdictional transactions. Our knowledge and experience enable us to devise creative deal structures, win auctions, design acquisition and disposal programs and implement productive strategies for acquirers, sellers or acquisition targets.

Project Development and Finance

When we work with our clients on these projects, we provide more than just international and, in many cases, local legal advice. We provide business, strategic and cultural advice in assisting our clients in structuring, negotiating and documenting the full array of project and financing agreements tailored to each client’s needs and the customs of the local jurisdictions.

Asset Finance

In an era of global COVID-19 pandemic and economic pressures, companies must make significant decisions about their operations, investments, capital expenditure programs, risk management approaches and other legal and business challenges – often across multiple jurisdictions. Our international experience and deep resources support clients with these and other needs, whether by helping to access much-needed liquidity, purchase more assets at attractive prices, take advantage of financing opportunities, lead restructuring negotiations or resolve insolvency situations.

Foreign Direct Investment Reviews

National security reviews of foreign direct investment (FDI) are becoming more prevalent—and more stringent—in countries throughout the world and can play a critical role in cross-border transactions. Advanced planning can help avoid unexpected impacts on the target business’s operations and restrictions on the investors’ rights with respect to the target.

Construction

We advise clients across the globe on all their construction-related legal needs, from the drafting of tender and project documentation to the resolution of disputes arising out of projects. With a client base that spans governments and states, energy and utility companies, lenders, developers and contractors, we offer clients insight into the shifting commercial and legal landscape.

Capital Markets

We cover the full spectrum of securities products: debt and equity capital markets, high yield, structured finance and derivatives, securitization and corporate trust.

Commercial litigation

We represent clients in all stages of domestic and international litigation, in established and emerging markets. Our integrated practice structure provides clients with strong support, no matter where they are.

Debt finance

We offer clients international reach, depth of local resources, seamless integration across offices and a powerful combination of international and local law advice.

Derivates

Derivatives transactions typically involve complicated interdisciplinary issues. Our global resources allow us to provide clients with a broad scope of integrated and comprehensive legal services across a wide range of relevant practices with respect to all aspects of these complex transactions, including transactions in a cross-border context.

Financial Institutions Advisory

As increasing globalization continues to create greater complexity for financial services companies, financial institutions are constantly challenged to understand a wide range of issues and developments. We cover the hole spectrum of financial products.

Financial Restructuring and Insolvency

With local resources in all key jurisdictions, we cover the full distressed continuum, from advising on corporate and financial restructuring transactions to multijurisdictional insolvencies, debtor and creditor-related disputes and special situations.

Intellectual Property

Worldwide, we offer a full range of legal services for the acquisition, commercialization, and enforcement of intellectual property and technology assets

International arbitration

Our professional’s experience brings unrivalled knowledge of arbitrators, institutions, expert witnesses and opposing counsel, which can make the difference in the outcome of a dispute.

International trade

Our practice extends globally and provides a range of services designed to match the scope of global trade regulation and to answer the needs of our clients wherever and whenever they arise.

Regulatory & Compliance

With our extensive knowledge of local regulations and our multijurisdictional capabilities, we are well-positioned to help clients around the world deal effectively and creatively with regulatory and compliance issues.

Tax

Tax efficiency, risk reduction, avoidance of tax controversy, and the successful resolution of an unavoidable dispute are goals that can best be met where the tax team possesses strong national and cross-border experience. We effectively and efficiently partner with our clients to meet these goals.

Data and privacy

The frictionless flow of information is a defining feature of today’s information economy. The ability to transfer customer data, employee files, financial records, and other information around the globe quickly and cheaply has opened up a world of opportunity for many businesses. It also presents a new world of risks.

Employment, Compensation & Benefits

We advise across the full spectrum of employment, compensation and benefits issues, including advisory and transactional, contentious and non-contentious. This includes advising on issues from executive compensation, employment, incentives, labour, employee relations, disputes, HR policies and privacy, to restructuring, pensions and immigration

Antitrust

We offer our clients an integrated worldwide team of competition law professionals, providing a coordinated approach to the increasingly global competitive issues facing our clients: corporations, investment banks, partnerships, trade associations, information exchanges and individuals.

The international nature of our practice has enabled us to develop particular experience in advising on cross-border or international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing and distribution arrangements

Environment & climate change

We are well-equipped to assemble international teams of experienced environmental lawyers on matters anywhere in the world, whether handling cross-border transactions with assets in several jurisdictions or advising global clients on local environmental regulations relevant to their operations.