Commercial Law

VOELKER's Commercial Law Team is specialized in the drafting and negotiation of contracts and standard contractual conditions. We advise in cross-border commercial transactions. We believe that the focus always needs to be on the commercial success of a business relationship. Legal issues need to be addressed and handled, but should never be a show-stopper for a business that makes sense from a commercial perspective.

The Commercial Law Team provides services in the following areas:

  • Commercial Law
  • Export Contracts and Import Contracts
  • International Trade
  • Trade Finance and Export Finance
  • Letter of Credit
  • Bank Guarantees and Demand Guarantees
  • Standby Letter of Credit
  • Incoterms and Trade Terms
  • International Project Agreements
  • Letter of Intent
  • Confidentiality Agreements, CDA, NDA
  • Promissory Notes
  • ORGALIME Conditions
  • Standard Contractual Conditions
  • General Sales Conditions
  • Purchase Conditions
  • Framework Agreements
  • Warranty, Liability and Indemnity
  • Commercial Antitrust Law
  • Jurisdiction Clauses
  • Arbitration Clauses
  • Conflict of Laws, International Private Law and Choice of Law
A core area of our expertise are agreements with distribution partners. In that area of law, we have extensive experience in drafting, negotiating and litigating:
  • Commercial Agency Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • International Sales contracts
  • Selective distribution agreements and selective distribution systems
Even if a business relationship goes the wrong way, we can assist in its winding-up:
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration ICC, DIS, AAA, CIETAC, Swiss Rules, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce SCC
  • Jurisdiction Clauses
Once a product is supplied to a customer, we advise on product-related risks:
  • Product Liability
  • Product Recalls
  • Product Liability Insurance
  • Product Liability of Directors and Officers