• Representing numerous international companies which are household names in the retail sector in relation to geographic expansion of their businesses into multiple new territories across EMEA and Asia Pac. Through our offices across these regions, we provided turnkey strategic advice and a local law/compliance service to support our clients' expansion programs.
  • Representing the largest non-State owned car maker in Russia in relation to its US$4 billion joint venture with Ford. Our Amsterdam office advised on the Dutch law joint venture agreement while our UK team advised on 32 different English law supply agreements, franchise agreement for the use of the Ford brands and IT services agreement. The transaction was conducted across Europe with support from DLA Piper offices in London, Cologne and Moscow.
  • Representing a global food and beverage leader in all commercial contracts, distribution, marketing, advertising, sales promotion and consumer protection matters in several key jurisdictions.
  • Representing a global hospitality company in the creation of an affinity credit card program with a major US bank, including representing the company in agreements with third party merchants related to the affinity credit card program.
  • Representing a financial services company in all of its arrangements with Visa, MasterCard and other payment networks.