Corporate Law and Corporate Consultancy

ADVEL has a long history of providing comprehensive services in the field of corporate law. ADVEL strives to provide companies of all sizes and types with comprehensive services in matters pertaining to all fields of corporate law. The services include:

    • Corporate law
    • Corporate establishment
    • Shareholders’ Agreements
    • Advice to Boards of Directors
    • Corporate Governance
    • Performance Assessment
    • Board appointments
    • Shareholders’ Meetings – organising, preparing, acting as chairs and secretaries
    • Corporate Financing
    • Business Contracts
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Due diligence
    • Assistance in solving disputes
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Corporate Law and Corporate Consultancy

ADVEL has a long history of providing comprehensive services in the field of corporate law. ADVEL strives to provide companies of all sizes and types with comprehensive services in matters pertaining to all fields of corporate law. The services include:

    • Corporate law
    • Corporate establishment
    • Shareholders’ Agreements
    • Advice to Boards of Directors
    • Corporate Governance
    • Performance Assessment
    • Board appointments
    • Shareholders’ Meetings – organising, preparing, acting as chairs and secretaries
    • Corporate Financing
    • Business Contracts
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Due diligence
    • Assistance in solving disputes

Financial Services and
Corporate Financing

Our staff has extensive knowledge of financial services regulation and routinely provides services to banks and other financial institutions. ADVEL has participated in financing of companies of all shapes and sizes and has extensive knowledge of the relevant legal framework. The services include:

    • Financial services regulation
    • Regulated securities market
    • Financing of companies and projects
    • Loan Agreements
    • Guarantees
    • Pledge agreements
    • Insurance and mortgages
    • Bonds and securities
Fjármálaþjónusta & Fjármögnun

Financial Services and
Corporate Financing

Our staff has extensive knowledge of financial services regulation and routinely provides services to banks and other financial institutions. ADVEL has participated in financing of companies of all shapes and sizes and has extensive knowledge of the relevant legal framework. The services include:

    • Financial services regulation
    • Regulated securities market
    • Financing of companies and projects
    • Loan Agreements
    • Guarantees
    • Pledge agreements
    • Insurance and mortgages
    • Bonds and securities

Securities Market Law

Our staff has a wide-ranging experience in the field of securities market and stock exchange legislation and assisting companies listed on a regulated securities market. The services include:

    • Assistance and advice for the listing of companies
    • Preparation of prospectuses and information disclosure
    • Due diligence
    • Acting as Compliance Officers for listed companies
    • Counsel to Compliance Officers
    • Advice related to information and notification requirements
    • Interaction with stock exchanges and financial supervisory authorities
    • Handling of insider information
    • Rights of minority shareholders
    • Bid and takeover obligations
Félagaréttur & Fyrirtækjaráðgjöf

Securities Market Law

Our staff has a wide-ranging experience in the field of securities market and stock exchange legislation and assisting companies listed on a regulated securities market. The services include:

    • Assistance and advice for the listing of companies
    • Preparation of prospectuses and information disclosure
    • Due diligence
    • Acting as Compliance Officers for listed companies
    • Counsel to Compliance Officers
    • Advice related to information and notification requirements
    • Interaction with stock exchanges and financial supervisory authorities
    • Handling of insider information
    • Rights of minority shareholders
    • Bid and takeover obligations

Data Protection, IP and Communications

We offer companies and public institutions advice and assistance related to the implementation of the GDPR and other data protection requirements. ADVEL offers expert advice on protecting and acquiring intellectual property rights. Our staff has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of electronic communications legislation. The services include for instance the following:

    • Data retention and processing
    • Mapping
    • Records of data processing activities
    • Data processing agreements
    • Data Protection Officer
    • Privacy Policy
    • Informed consent
    • Protection of intellectual property rights
    • Preparing and filing applications for the registration of intellectual property rights
    • Preparing contracts for the use and assignation of intellectual property rights
    • Communication with domestic and foreign intellectual property entities
    • Electronic communications regulation
Samkeppnisréttur & Evrópuréttur

Data Protection, IP & Communication

We offer companies and public institutions advice and assistance related to the implementation of the GDPR and other data protection requirements. ADVEL offers expert advice on protecting and acquiring intellectual property rights. Our staff has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of electronic communications legislation. The services include for instance the following:

    • Data retention and processing
    • Mapping
    • Records of data processing activities
    • Data processing agreements
    • Data Protection Officer
    • Privacy Policy
    • Informed consent
    • Protection of intellectual property rights
    • Preparing and filing applications for the registration of intellectual property rights
    • Preparing contracts for the use and assignation of intellectual property rights
    • Communication with domestic and foreign intellectual property entities
    • Electronic communications regulation

Labour Law

ADVEL has extensive experience in the field of labour law and the firm’s experts have for years provided employees, employers and public authorities with counsel and assistance in all aspects of this field. The services include:

    • Wage and bonus agreements
    • Employment agreements
    • Termination of employment
    • Assistance in solving disputes
    • Trade Unions / Labour Unions
    • Group dismissals
    • Litigation
Vinnuréttur

Labour Law

ADVEL has extensive experience in the field of labour law and the firm’s experts have for years provided employees, employers and public authorities with counsel and assistance in all aspects of this field. The services include:

    • Wage and bonus agreements
    • Employment agreements
    • Termination of employment
    • Assistance in solving disputes
    • Trade Unions / Labour Unions
    • Group dismissals
    • Litigation

Competition Law and Public Procurement

Our staff has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of competition law and public procurement and provides companies and public authorities comprehensive counsel in this field. The services:

    • Counsel related to all material requirements of competition law (dominance – restrictive practices)
    • Notification of mergers
    • Audit of company compliance with competition law
    • Specialised courses in competition law
    • Public procurement regulation
    • Auction Rules
    • Analysis of tenders and general protection of interests towards buyers
    • Review of tender documents
    • Communications with tenderers
    • Review of offers for bidders
    • Public interests against buyers
    • Operation of disputes before the courts and at administrative level
SAMKEPPNIS

Competition Law and Public Procurement

Our staff has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of competition law and public procurement and provides companies and public authorities comprehensive counsel in this field. The services:

    • Counsel related to all material requirements of competition law (dominance – restrictive practices)
    • Notification of mergers
    • Audit of company compliance with competition law
    • Specialised courses in competition law
    • Public procurement regulation
    • Auction Rules
    • Analysis of tenders and general protection of interests towards buyers
    • Review of tender documents
    • Communications with tenderers
    • Review of offers for bidders
    • Public interests against buyers
    • Operation of disputes before the courts and at administrative level

EU/EEA Law

ADVEL offers legal services in all fields of EEA and EU law. Our team is led by one of the leading experts in this field in Iceland with extensive experience from European Institutions. The services include:

    • International trade
    • State Aid
    • Competition and merger rules
    • Auction Rules
    • Representation before the EFTA Surveillance Authority
    • Litigation before the EFTA court
    • Legal opinions
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EU/EEA Law

ADVEL offers legal services in all fields of EEA and EU law. Our team is led by one of the leading experts in this field in Iceland with extensive experience from European Institutions. The services include:

    • International trade
    • State Aid
    • Competition and merger rules
    • Auction Rules
    • Representation before the EFTA Surveillance Authority
    • Litigation before the EFTA court
    • Legal opinions

Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy

ADVEL provides comprehensive advice in the field financial restructuring. We have overseen large-scale projects involving moratoria, bankruptcy procedures and composition. The services include:

    • Advice regarding financial restructuring
    • Counsel regarding financial/payment difficulties
    • Moratorium
    • Compositions
    • Advice related to bankruptcy proceedings
    • Bankruptcy
    • Administration of bankruptcy and probate estates
    • Disputes and litigation
Samkeppnisrettur

Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy

ADVEL provides comprehensive advice in the field financial restructuring. We have overseen large-scale projects involving moratoria, bankruptcy procedures and composition. The services include:

    • Advice regarding financial restructuring
    • Counsel regarding financial/payment difficulties
    • Moratorium
    • Compositions
    • Advice related to bankruptcy proceedings
    • Bankruptcy
    • Administration of bankruptcy and probate estates
    • Disputes and litigation

Litigation

We represent individuals, companies, municipalities and public authorities before national courts (district courts, the Appeal Court and the Supreme Court), the EFTA Court and the CJEU. The services include:

    • Advice on judicial procedure
    • Preparing and filing all necessary documents
    • Litigation before the Icelandic district courts
    • Litigation before the Appeal Court
    • Litigation before the Supreme Court
    • Litigation before the EFTA court
    • Arbitration procedure
Málflutningur

Litigation

We represent individuals, companies, municipalities and public authorities before national courts (district courts, the Appeal Court and the Supreme Court), the EFTA Court and the CJEU. The services include:

    • Advice on judicial procedure
    • Preparing and filing all necessary documents
    • Litigation before the Icelandic district courts
    • Litigation before the Appeal Court
    • Litigation before the Supreme Court
    • Litigation before the EFTA court
    • Arbitration procedure

Other Areas of Practice

For years, ADVEL has focused on corporate legal advice. Our expertise and experience in various areas of law enables us to meet all the needs of our clients and offer wide ranging services. Other areas of practice include:

    • International Trade
    • Administrative Law
    • Property Rights and Zoning
    • Construction Law and Invitations to Tender
    • Tax Law
    • Insurance Law
    • Tort Law
    • Telecommunications law
    • Maritime and Transport Law
    • Employment and Residence Permits
    • Consumer Rights
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Other Areas of Practice

For years, ADVEL has focused on corporate legal advice. Our expertise and experience in various areas of law enables us to meet all the needs of our clients and offer wide ranging services. Other areas of practice include:

    • International Trade
    • Administrative Law
    • Property Rights and Zoning
    • Construction Law and Invitations to Tender
    • Tax Law
    • Insurance Law
    • Tort Law
    • Telecommunications law
    • Maritime and Transport Law
    • Employment and Residence Permits
    • Consumer Rights

Phone & email

Address

Laugavegur 182 – 105 Reykjavík, Iceland

Laugavegur 182
– 105 Reykjavík