Our lawyers have extensive experience with an advisory in the field of venture capital and start-up law. Our services include consulting on legal and tax structuring of fast-growing businesses, regulation of the relationship between founders and investors (shareholders ‘agreements), representation of investors and founders in negotiations on debt, quasi-debt and equity investment transactions. We also advise on structuring and implementation of employee stock option plans. We also specialize in consulting in the field of regulation and investments in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies.
As one of the few in the Slovak Republic, we provide clients with tax, legal and accounting advice for companies, services and products using blockchain technology. We provide comprehensive consulting services in the field of regulation and taxation of cryptocurrencies, setting up and establishing fund structures investing in virtual currencies, as well as in the field of regulatory analysis, design and implementation of corporate financing structures using service tokenization, tangible and intangible assets (ICO, UTO, STO)
As one of the few legal and tax advisors in Slovakia, we have long been involved in the legal, tax and accounting regulation of collective investment. We provide extensive tax and legal advice in setting up and establishing domestic and cross-border fund structures (EuVECA, SICAV) with a focus on dealing with regulatory, tax and accounting risks of funds establishment and operation.
Our lawyers and tax advisors provide comprehensive legal and tax advice to Slovak and foreign entrepreneurs in a wide range of business transactions, from setting up financing and tax effective transaction structure, performing due diligence, setting up shareholder relations and preparing transaction documentation required for sales and purchase of ownership interests in companies operating in Slovakia and abroad.
We provide our clients with comprehensive advice on the prevention and management of tax controls. Our preventive advice includes advice on setting up a business in order to protect assets, ensure business continuity in the event of tax controls and effectively manage administrative and criminal risks potentially associated with tax controls. We represent clients in all phases of proceedings before the tax administrator and courts.
Our tax advisory services in the area of tax optimization primarily focus on creating tax efficient and legally sustainable business structures. We help our clients to analyse, create or restructure their national and cross-border corporate structures, including the assistance with establishment and management of companies in foreign jurisdictions (offshore companies).
We provide our clients with comprehensive legal and tax advice in the area of setting up protection and transfers of intellectual property rights (trademarks, patents, utility models, know-how). In the field of IT law, we provide legal and tax advice in the preparation of contractual documentation related to the development, servicing and licensing of software. Our lawyers and tax advisors also have extensive experience in setting up tax structures designed to optimize revenue from software development and licensing.
Our lawyers and tax advisors provide a package of legal and tax services related to the setting up and implementation of employee option plans (ESOP) in start-ups as well as established companies. Our advisory services include comprehensive legal and tax advice regarding the preparation of legal documentation for various types of employee shares (shares, stock options, shadow shares) in connection with the analysis and possible limitation of the tax impact resulting from the issuance of employee shares.