Corporate & Commercial

Business Set Up & Licensing

  • Consulting on the most appropriate legal form of organisation
  • Assistance in setting up companies in Moldova, including:
    • Reserving the company name
    • Drawing up the incorporation decision, articles of association, powers of attorney and other required documents
    • Submitting the incorporation documents, representing the founder (shareholders) in front of the State Registration Chamber
    • Opening temporary company bank accounts
    • Drawing up and submitting the documentation related to the initial issue of shares to the National Commission for Financial Market
    • Post-incorporation registration of the new entity with the relevant state authorities
  • Assistance in setting up branches and representative offices in Moldova
  • Drawing up and reviewing shareholders’ agreements
  • Analysis of the company’s types of activities from the regulatory and licensing perspective. Consulting and assistance in obtaining licences and other authorisations

Corporate Legal Support

  • Consulting and assistance in various corporate matters
  • Consulting and assistance concerning the changes within existing companies:
    • Changing directors, members of the board of directors and steering committee
    • Changing the company’s legal address
    • Changing the company’s name
    • Increase and decrease of the statutory capital, etc.
  • Consulting and assistance in company reorganisation and winding-up
  • Advice on transactions which involve complex business projects or corporate restructuring

Commercial Documents

  • Drawing up and reviewing various commercial agreements and documents
  • Assistance in negotiations concerning commercial agreements

Legal Due Diligence

  • Performing legal due diligence, including review and analysis of:
    • Company legal status (incorporation and statutory documents, shareholding structure, corporate bodies)
    • Authorisations, licences and regulatory compliance
    • Ownership title over real estate and other material assets
    • Contracts with counter agents
    • Intellectual and industrial property rights
    • Compliance with labour legislation
    • Litigation, as well as other legal aspects of the business.