Prakash Rasaily

Prakash Rasaily is our exclusively recommended Due Diligence and Business Services expert in Bhutan in the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Prakash directly using the contact details listed above.

The CLUES & COLLEAGUE, earlier City Legal Unit has been established on 30th June 1996. The Founder, Prakash Rasaily, a former senior civil servant is the brain behind the growth of the firm.

Section 21 of Article 7 of the Constitution of Bhutan honours the noble tradition that is access to legal counsel of one’s choice, the right undeniable by law. It was enshrined in the Thrimzhung Chhemo (the supreme law) enacted in 1953.

Over the journey of 23 years, CLUES & COLLEAGUE, the first ever law firm in the history of Bhutan, had overcome challenges and maintained its images and practices until today. The firm always kept the clients’ priority at the top pedestal and served with confidence and trust.

The founder, teamed by experienced colleagues devoted themselves to the success of the firm and is well known before the national and international organisations and firms. We continue to keep this motto.

Clues & Colleague

It can be understood as an investigation, a research and analysis of an entity or an individual, including the legal bases of transaction like contract, loans, property, and employment, verifying the financial information provided and to assess the underlying performances of the business.

Bhutan colleague you can Trust. Established 30 June, 1996:

Prioritise Work from list of Works.

Two heads are better than one. We love team work.

There is a Power of Serving Others. Help people to get back something.

Consistency results good productivity and best outcome.

Be a model and take responsibilities.

It is good to learn from own mistakes and improve next course of action.

About Bhutan:

Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.

Ibrahim Abunameh

Ibrahim Abunameh is our exclusively recommended Due Diligence Services expert in Jordan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ibrahim directly using the contact details listed above.

Abunameh & Partners is a leading law firm that was established in 1980 to provide the business community with full legal services in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Due to the expertise, professionalism, and capability of the firm and its lawyers, Abunameh & Partners is now the preferred choice to many Multi-national organisation and Fortune 500 companies when it comes to their legal requirements in the Middle East and North Africa. The firm operates through its offices and affiliate offices in Jordan, Iraq, Libya and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa region.

We assisted many companies in establishing a presence for them in Jordan, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Libya and other Middle East and North Africa countries, we have handled major transactions and deals on their behalf, we provided them with the local laws advice and we represented them successfully in disputes.

Dr Klaus Mittermair MBA

In my role as Head of Deal Advisory, I am responsible for Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence and Corporate Assessment. I am a competent partner for our clients with more than 25 years of experience in national and international corporate transactions for mergers & acquisitions, corporate valuation, due diligence, financing advice, stock market launches and the preparation and assessment of business plans.

My main areas of focus are automotive, industry, healthcare and real estate. In addition, I am a university lecturer and author of various specialist publications.

Firm Overview:

KPMG International Cooperative is a multinational professional services network, and one of the Big Four accounting organisations. Seated in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, KPMG is a network of firms in 147 countries, with over 219,000 employees and has three lines of services: financial audit, tax, and advisory.

Mika Reiner Mayer

Mika Reiner Mayer is one of the most sought-after lawyers in patent prosecution and strategic portfolio management for life sciences startups and established companies alike. Widely known for her strategic insights and deep understanding of business, she is the go-to diligence counsel in Silicon Valley for life science companies and their investors.

Due Diligence:

Mika has extensive experience with investor-side and company-side patent due diligence. She has led hundreds of patent due diligence reviews, ranging in size from small seed investments to multibilliondollar acquisitions in the medical device, drug delivery and pharmaceutical fields. On the company-side, her clients include Gilead Sciences, W.L. Gore & Associates, Alcon, Magic Leap and Astellas Pharma. On the investor-side, she has represented clients such as Vivo Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GE Ventures, Vertex Healthcare Ventures and Canaan Partners. Clients rely on her ability to translate IP risks into business risks with ease, and to provide strategic guidance. As Intellectual Asset Management’s Guide to the Leading Patent Professionals notes, “Mika Mayer is a touchstone IP due diligence lawyer for life sciences companies and their investors.”

Strategic Patent Prosecution & Portfolio Management:

Because of her extensive due diligence experience, Mika is very effective in anticipating and mitigating risks for her clients. She has served as lead patent prosecution counsel to companies such as Gilead Sciences, Novadaq Technologies, Intersect ENT, Intuity Medical, Freedom Innovations, Sight Sciences and Gauss Surgical. Her strategic planning and name recognition help guide her clients to commercial success with many of them going public or being acquired. As one of Mika’s competitors said to LMG Life Sciences Magazine in 2013, “Mika’s prosecution and advice counseling is some of the best I have ever seen.”

Post-Grant Review Proceedings & Patent Litigation:

Whether representing patent owners or petitioners, plaintiffs or defendants, Mika is engaged for her technical and legal knowledge in post-grant review proceedings and patent litigation. In both post-grant review proceedings and in patent litigation, she works synergistically with litigation counsel to find efficient, creative and business-oriented solutions for her clients.

Professional & Community Work:

Mika guest lectures for Stanford’s Biodesign Innovation Class and regularly speaks at industry events on topics including leadership, patent strategy and inclusion and diversity. She is a current member of the Science Accelerator Committee of the American Heart Association and a board member of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. She was previously a board member of the Equal Rights Association and the Center For WorkLife Law.