International commercial contracts are the tools used to achieve business goals, protect intellectual property and trade secrets and limit risks in a global market. They are the backbone of international trade.
The Principles for International Commercial Contracts (PICC) are non-binding rules for international trade established by UNIDROIT (The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law). Their aim is to harmonize the law of international business contracts. The UNIDROIT Principles are a neutral set of rules on which parties may be able to agree more easily than on a specific national law.
A large part of global business is regulated by international organizations and trade agreements like the
However, there are differences in the way basic principles and rights in trade and commerce are understood and approached.
WINHELLER will draft the contracts that will enable your business to succeed through the complexities and challenges of the U.S. and global markets. The success of all international business activities heavily lies in having the right international contracts.
Our U.S. Desk team supports you in structuring all matters of international commercial transactions and business, including agreements between the U.S. and Germany. We will draft an international business agreement tailored to your needs to ensure protection of your intellectual property and trade secrets, secure your interests, mitigate your risk and liability, and provide the benefits you need.
The reason many businesses fail despite having innovative and lucrative ideas is simply that they implement poorly drafted contracts that insufficiently account for the legal complexities of the global market. The best solution for your company to avoid facing international contract dispute litigation is early planning, and having your agreements prepared or reviewed by a qualified international contract lawyer who can analysis their legal sufficiency to mitigate commercial risks and help secure your ventures.
We have qualified lawyers from the United States, Germany, and other European jurisdictions with a proficient understanding of the international and national laws, and a firm and genuine understanding of local rules and cultural perspectives to ensure that your contracts advantageously work within the framework of local customs.
Among the many diverse international business contracts and agreements that we can create specially tailored to your company’s needs across multiple jurisdictions are
International business contracts and agreements should be unique to the business activity of your company. However, the following are brief examples of the basic components every international contract should address:
Each international contract raises unique questions. Every company or person planning to enter an international agreement should engage the services of a specialized attorney. With its business law experts, WINHELLER is here to help you! Our German and U.S. attorneys support you in all business matters. Your experts for international contract law are:
We can provide you with a consultation and ongoing legal services in German and English. Get in touch! The easiest way to reach us is by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone (+49 69 76 75 77 80).