We represent leading public and private companies, high-tech and life science companies, European and Asian companies and investors, and emerging growth companies in corporate, technology, and cross-border issues, leveraging a world-wide network of local counsel.

  • Foreign investment
  • Corporate structuring: subsidiaries, branches and rep offices
  • International Distribution Agreements
  • International Joint Venture Agreements
  • Cross-border lending
  • M&A: Antitrust, TUPE, US compliance
  • Multi-country due diligence
  • Data privacy and transborder data flow
  • US Compliance: FCPA, Antiboycott, Export
  • European data privacy
  • Joint ventures
  • Subsidiary corporate governance

Representative Matters

Our attorneys have handled a complete range of transactions for global companies in the US, Eastern and Western Europe, China, Japan, East Asia, Australia, and Latin America, including:

  • Abode, Inc.  – in various distribution, supply and partnership agreements in Latin America, Asia and Europe
  • Adext – in cross-border equity investments
  • Apps Associates (global IT services company): in sale of controlling interest of businesses in U.S., India, and Germany to BV Investment Partners;
  • Battery Ventures –in UK portfolio company’s acquisition of a U.S. SaaS services business and German portfolio company’s acquisition of a U.S. laboratory services business;
  • Breville (Australian public company) – in acquisition of assets of Baratza LLC, a consumer products manufacturer;
  • Cabot Corporation (NYSE) — in acquisition of leading Canadian producer of black masterbatches and compounds;
  • Envia Systems (battery technology company): in sale to Chinese investment group (buyout of PE firms and retention of management);
  • German Family Office  – in investment in early-stage US companies
  • Luminex – corporate support for US subsidiary of Canadian company
  • Omni Remotes – Singapore company in technology transfer and partnership agreement
  • Pegasystems (Nasdaq) – in the acquisitions of a data analytics business with operations in U.S. and India;
  • Public Technology Company — in acquisition of businesses in Spain, Germany, and Switzerland;
  • Tantalus Systems (Canadian public company) — in acquisition of Congruitive, a smart grid technology leader;
  • Thomas International – in formation and maintenance of US companies
  • UFP Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq) — in acquisition of Irish company with operations in Costa Rica; and
  • URM – AI company in technology joint ventures and alliances in Europe and Asia
  • Wakelet Limited – formation of US subsidiary, and representation on commercial business, data privacy and edtech legal issues
  • Wave 6 (acoustic modeling software company)in sale to Dassault Systémes
  • Wyss Center for Bio and Neuro Engineering – Swiss foundation in its various technology investments and cooperative technology agreements
  • Zenlabs – in-bound investment and corporate joint ventures in Europe and Asia

Note: Stephen Doyle teaches an international business transactions course at Boston University School of Law.