Business & Corporate Law

IMG offers transactional advice across practice areas, which facilitates practical and cost-effective delivery of outstanding legal and commercial results. We help entities and individuals solve unique legal issues associated with maritime businesses. By creatively addressing the legal risks and tailoring a customized strategy, we can run early projections of legal costs and ensure feasible solutions to business problems.

IMG assists business organizations with the creation and review of various corporate agreements and contracts. We assist clients with day-to-day contractual and operational disputes, time and voyage tanker charter parties disputes, including demurrage, letter of credit disputes, supply contracts and standard terms for physical sale and purchase, storage and throughput agreements, joint ventures, regulatory issues and sanctions, and trade finance.

Forming the right business entity is critical to your business’ success. Determining your legal entity and determining its organizational structural deserves early and careful planning. The most appropriate choice of entity depends upon your preferences for personal and entity taxation, risk of liability, business management authority, obligations as to meetings, paperwork, filings, personnel, and officers and directors.

Intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets owned by any business – the significance of which engenders grounds for disputes. Our lawyers have extensive experience both in pursuing the enforcement of clients’ rights and in challenging allegations of the infringement of others’ rights. IMG also helps clients secure intellectual property rights, delineate the rights owned by other businesses, and draft and negotiate agreements.

IMG’s Business & Corporate legal team has assisted the establishment of domestic, cross border, and international joint ventures. We have a thorough understanding of U.S. laws related to the formation and operation of joint ventures by U.S. companies, as well as, extensive experience with various foreign laws and legal issues involved in the formation and operation of international joint ventures.

IMG executes a wide variety of merger, acquisition, divestiture, and reorganization transactions. We approach mergers and acquisitions from a business and entrepreneurial perspective, allowing us to anticipate clients’ needs and develop practical and cost-effective business solutions. We are highly responsive problem solvers with substantial experience in the due diligence, negotiation, and structuring techniques that facilitate the consummation of the most complex and challenging M&A transactions.

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