digital-marketing-automotive-sectorTimes have been changing in the automotive sector. Customers are thinking differently about their priorities and needs. This means that you must be at the forefront of market developments, while at the same time being in a position to benefit from the upturn in sales. To do all this requires a leading legal partner with the depth of knowledge and breadth of relevant experience to meet your needs.

That’s where BFP comes in. We understand the automotive business and have a driving ambition to assist you across every aspect of your company’s operations. You benefit from the experience of lawyers who have worked for many years in the industry, as well as lawyers who have in-house experience working for automotive manufacturers or automotive finance companies, giving you the edge when it comes to advice and solutions. Get business-changing help across the globe on everything from greenfield/brownfield projects and land acquisitions, to post-construction labor and regulatory matters; from joint ventures and dealership distribution, to franchising, funding and retail funding for end users.

Look to our lawyers for effective solutions across the automotive sector, including:

  • Corporate advice and transactions
  • Greenfield/Brownfield projects
  • Treasury-related funding for finance companies
  • Dealership distribution/franchising
  • Retail finance for end-users
  • Competition and other regulatory issues
  • Tax
  • Real estate
  • Government aid/Government relations
  • Motor finance recovery litigation
  • Product liability and end-user quality and other disputes
  • Employment law
  • Reorganization, restructuring and insolvency.
  • Also we  advise leading automotive industry companies on the following legal and regulatory matters:
  • Legal assistance in establishing joint ventures with foreign participation, integrated support of expansion of foreign automotive companies in the Ukrainian market
  • Structuring and support of M&A transactions in the automotive industry, conducting full scope legal due diligence of the target company
  • Advising on all aspects of corporate regulation to elaborate and implement effective operational strategy throughout Ukraine
  • Legal assistance to companies engaged in production of automotive components in accordance with the «industrial assembly» regime, advising on preferential customs and tax regimes
  • Protection of intellectual property rights of the automotive companies, registration of title, transactional structuring of IP projects
  • Legal assistance in establishment and expansion of dealer networks including acquisition of land and premises and advice in relation to lease issues
  • Processing consumer complaints, representing interests of automobile companies in the courts of general jurisdiction, liaising with state authorities on behalf of the clients
  • Comprehensive legal support of marketing activities in the automotive industry, legal analysis of ongoing and planned marketing campaigns and customer loyalty programmes.