Whether you need terms of business to cover routine purchases and sales or whether you require agreements to cover strategic purchasing or supply, we will provide pragmatic and commercial advice. We will structure contracts to reflect your different commercial relationships from manufacturing, supply chain, wholesale, research and development, outsourcing, clinical trials management and IT.
The use of agents or distributors is a common path for a business expanding into new markets or sales channels or simply wanting to outsource its sales function. Getting the terms of these appointments right is important to protect reputation and manage risk, and also to maximise sales and grow revenues. We advise a wide range of clients across many sectors on the appointment of agents and distributors, and the associated regulatory issues.
To make sure all your marketing complies with the relevant standards and does not break any laws we will do a compliance check for you. We will review copy, advise on the regulatory framework, prepare contracts for engaging with agencies, designers, creative suppliers and for distribution ensuring, where required, you obtain rights in the materials arising from those engagements. A compliance check will give you the comfort you need to run sales promotions and competitions, and social media campaigns, with confidence. We are also experienced in advising on sponsorships and endorsement deals.
From day to day software required to operate your business to development projects and outsourcing we will assist with technology related agreements. Our expertise includes licensing, joint ventures, reseller arrangements, software as a service, e-commerce, software development, hosting and procurement.
For many businesses data is a highly valuable asset and with the regulation of data use and handling increasing, this is an area your business cannot afford to neglect. We will advise on data protection issues including, compliance advice, privacy policies, data transfers and data sharing, data aspects of commercial and corporate transactions and data issues relating to marketing activities and e-commerce.
The ecommerce industry is becoming more and more mature, with online retail continuing to grow year on year and many shoppers moving to either a tablet or a smartphone as their primary means of purchasing goods and services. As the industry grows, so do the regulations and compliance requirements. We deal with all aspects of ecommerce and will advise you in relation to ecommerce regulatory compliance, the ways in which the legislation can affect your business activities, online selling, including terms and conditions of trading, and website and e-marketing compliance.