I am committed to helping your business achieve its goals locally and on a global level. I provide custom strategies that help your company navigate the legal and regulatory complexities of operating a business in the US.
I regularly advise entrepreneurs, startups, small and medium sized companies in business transactions, including formation, financing, and complex commercial agreements. A particular niche of mine is representing foreign companies and entrepreneurs who are opening a US subsidiary or are starting a new US enterprise. In this regard, in addition to corporate representation, I also advise on customs and trade laws, including import and export compliance.
Whether you are an entrepreneur starting a new venture or an established company looking for experienced business counsel, I understand your company’s business needs. I offer strategic advice to help you achieve your business objectives and help mitigate associated risks. I offer a wide variety of corporate legal services tailored to your specific business needs. My business and corporate law services include:
Efficient business operation and asset protection are just some of the many critical considerations in choosing the right legal entity for your business. I have the experience to guide you through this decision and structure your company to meet your needs. Entities I help form, include:
In today’s global world, businesses operate across borders and face complex regulatory challenges. I am committed to helping your business achieve its goals on a global level. I provide customized strategies that help your business navigate the legal and regulatory complexities of international finance and trade. As your international business lawyer, I advise you on various international business transactions, including customs compliance, subsidiary formation, financing, capital formation, acquisitions, and other matters related to foreign direct investment. I serve as your trusted counsel throughout the entire life cycle of a transaction. I speak Russian, German, Hungarian, and Bulgarian fluently and always cherish the opportunity to advise you in your native language.
In today’s global world, businesses of all sizes are thinking about expanding internationally. With increased enforcement and trade regulation worldwide, doing business across borders is becoming more and more challenging. My customs and international trade practice focuses on advising importers and exporters regarding US customs compliance. I represent companies in various customs compliance matters, including product classification and valuation, investigations, audits, country of origin marking, and litigation related to alleged customs violations. My customs and international trade law services include:
Inbound US Customs and Import Services – I serve as your trusted legal advisor throughout the entire importing process. I counsel you regarding:
Outbound US Customs and Export Services – I provide legal advice on compliance and guide you through trade regulations governing exports, including:
I am very passionate about helping startup companies with their legal needs. Pandev Law was once a startup. I have personally experienced the challenges and hurdles associated with starting your own business. I understand your needs as an entrepreneur. I offer legal advice to help your startup business grow while remaining compliant with all laws and regulations. My startup legal services include:
I understand that starting a new business can be expensive and that most entrepreneurs do not have a large budget for legal expenses. Keeping this in mind, I have created a flat fee company formation package specifically tailored to the needs of new businesses. My flat fee company formation package provides you with important liability protection at a reasonable price. This allows you to invest your money where it belongs, your business. My flat fee company formation package includes:
Draft and File Relevant Documents, including:
For Limited Liability Company (LLC)
If you are running a small or medium size company, you know that legal questions frequently arise in the day to day operation of a business. Virtually any important business decision you make could have significant legal consequences. While a large company may have an in-house legal department, small business owners often have to resolve legal issues on their own. This often takes valuable time away from growing your company. As your outside general counsel, I handle your legal issues while you focus on running your business. I serve as outside general counsel to businesses of all sizes.
How does it work? For a monthly flat fee retainer I am available to answer legal questions and represent you in various legal matters, including negotiating transactions, advising on contractual matters, and providing guidance on dispute resolution.
What is the benefit? At a fraction of regular hourly rates and significantly below the cost of hiring a fulltime in-house attorney, you have a trusted business counselor who you can contact at any time regarding your legal issues.
How much does it cost? The rates vary depending on the size and complexity of your business, and the amount and type of legal advice and representation you need. Fees can range from as little as few hundred to several thousand dollars a month. Your monthly rate can be adjusted depending on your utilization rate. I tailor my services to fit your business goals and needs.
Whether you have general business related legal questions, are considering opening a new office, deciding whether to buy or sell your business, or need representation in contract drafting or negotiation, I act as your experienced outside general counsel. I help you achieve your business objectives and protect you from unnecessary risks. My outside business general counsel services include:
Whether you are a tech innovator in charge of an early phase startup company or an established tech company in the final stages of development, I use my knowledge and experience to help your technology business grow and achieves its objectives. I have the experience to guide you through company formation, product development, and distribution processes to make your product accessible to a global audience. I often collaborate with experienced patent prosecutors and intellectual property attorneys to ensure the highest level of intellectual property services. My technology law services include:
I am fascinated by the potential blockchain technology presents for businesses of all sizes. I am confident that the blockchain will forever change how international business and cross-border transactions are conducted. I collaborate with blockchain industry leaders, including experienced intellectual property and securities counsel, to help blockchain entrepreneurs take advantage of the tremendous opportunities in this emerging field. I can help you navigate the uncertain regulatory environment of blockchain technology whether you are new to the world of blockchain or already established in the industry. I represent investors and innovators in various blockchain matters, including smart contracts, cryptocurrency, mining, and cryptocurrency ATM networks. My blockchain and cyrptocurrency services include:
Regulators are initiating more and more enforcement actions against blockchain and crypto companies, including smart contract developers, mining companies, and cryptocurrency ATM operators. ICOS and crypto funds are also receiving more regulatory scrutiny than ever before. If you are involved in this space, it is critical that you ensure your offerings are compliant with all laws and regulations. I help you evaluate your company’s potential liability exposure, including liability under US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations, and various banking laws. I also advise you on establishing internal compliance standards and procedures. In this regard, I represent:
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