Ekvita LLC

General Business Law Department

Azerbaijan
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Overview

Ekvita is a ISO 9001:2015 certified multi-discipline consulting company with a blended portfolio of projects which cover diverse industry sectors and a large geographic span. 

With circa 25 full time professionals, Ekvita provides legal, finance, tax and general business advisory services. Our clients include several Fortune 500 companies (such as BP, Technip, Petronas, Statoil, Swire, Toyota etc) operating globally as well as Government institutions. 

Our main areas of practice include: 

- Banking & Finance

- Corporate & M&A

- Employment and Migration Law

- Environmental Law

- Intellectual Property

- Litigation

PROJECTS INVOLVED

  • ​Development of Special Economic Zones in Azerbaijan under EU sponsorship: legal and institutional advice;
  • Legal expert in US and UK courts on a $ 3.3 bln debt restructuring case representing International Bank of Azerbaijan;
  • Supporting major international patent holders from US and Europe in trademark registration, patent dispute and protection proceedings;
  • Legal expert for World Bank on "Establishment of the Asset Management System for the Azerbaijan Railways CJSC-AYD;
  • Acting as legal counsel for a major Korean company on a multi-million construction project;
  • Advising a large foreign pharmaceutical company on establishing a production plant in an Azerbajani industrial Park: due diligence, corporate structuring and full legal support; 
  • Advised several banks in Azerbaijan on developing unique banking products under the principles of Islamic Finance

Members

Akhundzadeh, Nail

Asgarova, Sharaf

Bayramov, Ruslan

Gashamov, Fuad

Mehti, Ilgar

Clients

BP

Petronas

Seacor

Statoil

Swire

Technip

Toyota

Industries

Banking

Construction

Oil and Gas

Pharmaceutical

Tourism