Commercial assistance at ERLF takes the form of a multi-disciplinary, Saudi team highly experienced in focusing on the legal and commercial issues faced by multinational and smaller businesses alike. We also help support the business of consumer goods manufacturers, suppliers and service providers.

We can call upon industry specialists across our international network, to offer clients bespoke, unrivaled legal advice based on in-depth industry knowledge, and the distinctive commercial drivers that affect them.

At ERLF, we are fully aware of continually changing business environments and the commercial, competitive and compliance pressures that the consumer goods and retail sector faces. Simply put, we help clients meet these challenges and achieve their objectives.

Turn to us for support at all stages of your commercial business: from strategic growth and divestments to international brand management, commercial relationships, and regulatory compliance.

Our experience includes advising on:

  • Corporate law and corporate governance
  • Ongoing commercial relationships
  • Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Multi-jurisdictional and domestic competition/antitrust issues
  • Franchising and licensing arrangements
  • Consumer finance
  • Information technology procurement, e-commerce and home shopping organization
  • Logistics, distribution, packaging, manufacturing and transitional service arrangements
  • Domestic and international product liability and safety issues affecting manufacturers, importers, and retailers
  • Economic regulations
  • Real estate matters
  • Financing arrangements, securitization structures, hedging and derivatives and management of counter-party risk
  • Dispute resolution solutions
  • Tax, legal aspects, share schemes, employment and pensions requirements
  • Environmental issues arising at all stages of the product life-cycle
  • Public policy