Areas of expertise


The trade and services sector is developing quickly, hand in hand with the growing global economy. Goods are often manufactured in one country and sold in another. New technology provides new possibilities and increased competition, leading to the need for improved efficiency and services. At the same time, consumer demands for fashion, brands, quality and service at reasonable prices is increasing.

MAQS has been working with trade issues for many years and has significant experience with all types of legal issues tied to the industry. Globalisation and new types of logistics and marketing pose legal questions and require knowledge of the legislation of multiple countries. Our expertise includes all legal aspects, such as:

  • Establishment abroad
  • Selection of channels of distribution
  • Production and purchase of goods
  • Import and export
  • Selection of transportation
  •  Competition legislation
  • Employment law
  • Trade mark law
  • Tax law
  • Environmental law
  • Internationl private law

We have specialist expertise in sales to end customers, including in product safety, marketing law, and consumer protection. We also offer specialist advice in franchising, agency, and distribution law in most European countries, as well as advice on distribution systems and establishment on foreign markets.

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