Genc Boga is the founder and Managing Partner of Boga & Associates which operates in both Albania and Kosovo. Mr. Boga has a broad range of experience in banking and capital market transactions, project finance, employment law, and restructuring. As a result of his experience in the financial sector, Boga & Associates is regularly retained as a legal advisor by the most important financial institutions in Albania. Mr. Boga is the legal advisor to the Albanian Banks Association and has participated in the privatization process of the Banka Kombetare Tregtare, Savings Bank of Albania and INSIG. His intensive experience as a legal and tax advisor to a large portfolio of commercial clients, local and international has enabled him to acquire significant knowledge and awareness of the accounting framework intertwined with relevant tax implications.
Mr. Boga has also been a legal partner of a number of due diligence assignments for international clients that considered investing in Albania in the industrial sector; he also provided legal advice to EBRD and IFC on various investment projects in Albania
Chambers and Partners have consistently ranked Mr. Boga as the best lawyer in Albania on corporate/commercial and real estate. International Financial Law Review at the IFLR 1000 Edition 2008 has ranked Mr. Boga as best lawyer in financial and corporate law. He is also an arbitrator near the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Boga & Associates, established in 1994, has emerged as one of the premiere law firms in Albania, earning a reputation for providing the highest quality legal services to its clients. The practice maintains its commitment to quality through the skills and determination of a team of attorneys and other professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. The extensive foreign language capabilities of the team help to ensure that its international clientele have easy access to the expanding Albanian business environment.
Boga & Associates represents a broad spectrum of high-profile clients, including financial institutions, airlines, industrial complexes, mining and petroleum concerns, non-profit organizations, embassies, public utilities, commercial companies, international and governmental agencies. The firm has also an outstanding litigation practice, representing clients on all levels of Albanian courts. This same know-how and experience has been drawn upon by the Legislature in the drafting of new laws and regulations.
The firm offers to its clients all the legal, tax and accounting services required to conduct business in Albania. Over the years the firm has advised in the areas of privatization of national resources and enterprises, concessions, real estate transactions, setting up businesses, credit facilities and custom and tax issues, all with a keen sensitivity to the rapid changes in the Albanian business environment.
Boga & Associates serves as World Bank's local partner on yearly publication of Doing Business that benchmarks Albanian's business regulation. The firm is also an exclusive contributor for Albania to International Law Office, a global source of analysis and legal developments to lawyers worldwide, and a correspondent of International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) that operates on authoritative expertise on cross-border taxation.
In 2007 and 2008, Chambers and Partners awarded Boga & Associates as the best law firm in Albania on Business Law, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate and as one of the best on Intellectual Property. Boga & Associates also ranked first among Albanian law firms on financial and corporate law, according to International Financial Law Review ranking (IFLR 1000 Edition 2008).
Firm Practice Areas
Agency and Distributorships, Aviation Law, Bankruptcy, Banking, Business Law, Charitable Organizations, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication and Media Law, Construction Law, Consumer Law, Contracts, Copyrights, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Entertainment Law, Environmental Law, Equipment Finance and Leasing, Insurance Law, International Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, International Trade, Intellectual Property, Investment Law, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mortgages, Natural Resources, Partnership Law, Planning and Land Use Property/Real Estate, Sports Law, Taxation, Transportation, Trademarks, Zoning, Planning and Land Use, Tax Advice, Tax Audit Services, Tax compliance, Bookkeeping services, Accounting Advice.