Implementation of a cross-border high-tech joint venture structure with support of JDP
JDP law firm advised 4PL Central Station Group on comprehensive negotiations and implementation of a Swiss-Polish joint venture structure from high-tech logistics sector, involving 4PL Logistics Management AG and a Polish limited liability company.
The transaction included a transfer of an enterprise with particular focus on IP rights attached to the IT software, establishment of mutual financial securities, as well as creation of a complex corporate governance structure of the new company.
The Transaction and Contract Counselling Team of JDP led by dr Marcin Chomiuk (Attorney-at-law, Partner) consisted of Marcin Lewiński (Advocate, Senior Associate) and Magdalena Bartnik (Advocate, Associate) and was supported by Krzysztof Bąk (Attorney-at-law, Associate) within IP aspects and Magdalena Zasiewska (Tax Adviser, Head of Tax) within tax aspects. The Polish Company was supported by legal and tax teams of Grant Thornton.
4PL Logistics Management AG is a Swiss company belonging to 4PL Central Station Group which is the leading provider of fourth party logistics services in Europe acting as a general contractor designing and operating customized logistics solutions with extensive logistics expertise in particular in areas of chemicals, construction, mechanical and railway engineering.
The joint venture is primarily aimed to develop and provide highly innovative services based on know-how of logistics solutions developed by 4PL Group, and also development and creation of IT software for provision of services and solutions relating to planning and managing logistics processes for all participants of the delivery chain.