- Business Formation and Structuring: Advising on the selection of the appropriate business entity (e.g., LLC, joint-stock company), assistance with incorporation, and guidance on the legal structure to optimize for tax and operational efficiency.
- Intellectual Property Protection: Providing strategies for the protection of trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets, including IP registration and enforcement against infringement.
- Regulatory Compliance and Licensing: Assisting with compliance with Armenian regulatory requirements relevant to the start-up's industry, including obtaining necessary licenses and permits.
- Contract Drafting and Negotiation: Drafting and reviewing key business contracts such as founder agreements, employment contracts, vendor contracts, and customer agreements to protect the start-up's interests.
- Employment Law Advice: Advising on employment law matters, including drafting employment agreements, contractor agreements, and advising on labor law compliance and employee benefits.
- Investment and Financing: Assisting with raising capital, including advice on equity financing (e.g., angel investment, venture capital) and debt financing, and navigating the legal aspects of investor agreements.
- Data Protection and Privacy: Advising on compliance with data protection laws, particularly for start-ups in the tech sector, including policies for handling personal data and privacy compliance.
- Exit Strategies and M&A: Providing guidance on exit strategies, including mergers and acquisitions, sale of the business, or public offerings, and legal support through the transaction process.
These services are designed to support start-ups at every stage of their development, from initial concept through to scaling and potential exit, ensuring that legal challenges are addressed proactively and efficiently.