Legal Services

Legal Services

Legal Services in Azerbaijan
Our Legal Services are diverse and based on best practices tailored for the needs of the clients to the extent possible under the laws of Azerbaijan.

Our services are based on real-life practices, taking into consideration of all law and tax issues of the corporate and company law issue requested from us.

Services cover all aspects of corporate and company law, starting from the incorporation of legal entities, re-structuring (reconstruction), mergers and acquisitions, up and until insolvency and liquidation of a legal entity.

Below we provide initial information about one of the mainly asked questions about the registration of companies in Azerbaijan.

All of these documents must be submitted to the Legal Entity Registration Department at the Ministry of Economy. Upon formal registration, the following practical steps must be taken before the actual commencement of business operations:

Obtaining of ASAN Imza (Mobile Signature) for the legal representative (Director);

Obtaining of corporate seal for the company;

Opening of bank account upon submitting a copy of tax certificate to the selected bank via the e-taxes system;

Registration of the legal representative's (Director's) employment agreement at the state registry of employment agreement notices.

With corporate/commercial and bankruptcy lawyers we offer:
Establishment of legal entities, registration of companies in Azerbaijan, as well as the opening of bank accounts both for the company and the individual person;

Preparation of the company's charter (articles of association) and by-laws;

Establishment and registration of branches and representative office;

Drafting, development, and implementation of codes of ethics and compliance;

Drafting employment contracts for employees and directors;

Legal and Tax due diligence regarding business or company in Azerbaijan ;

M & A, Reconstruction (restructuring), Spin-Off formation;

Liquidation of companies in Azerbaijan, bankruptcy and insolvency consultancy and representation of companies and shareholders while these proceedings;

General legal consultancy and services related to insolvency situation and liquidation process in order to defend the rights and legitimate interests of the creditors or debtors;

Asset management during the bankruptcy process;

Share transactions, share transfers, shareholder agreements, investment agreements, joint ventures in Azerbaijan or international joint venture agreements and law and tax consultancy thereof;

Bankruptcy-related reorganization and revitalizing;

Liquidation and winding-up.