Recent Deals

"Coming up with hidden critical issues."
Nalco Company
Vaclav Harant, General Director for Russia and CIS
"The team of real professionals, each of them capable, when necessary, of providing robust legal support for achieving any business objective."
Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK)
Alexander Redkin, Legal Director
"We would like to note the impeccable quality of the services provided to us and the high standard of professionalism demonstrated by the team, together with a profound understanding of our business specifics and strategic mission."
Sibur
Aleksey Nikiforov, Legal Support,
"… a profound understanding of how the Russian energy industry ticks and an impressive track record of energy and infrastructure projects, including with an international footprint."
RusHydro
Dmitry Panchenko, Legal Director
"An undeniable strength of the firm is its high level of competence and the ability to find the best solution to complex legal challenges."
United Metallurgical Company (OMK)
Vladimir Markin, President

20th Century Fox

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Entertainment & Media
Advised 20th Century Fox on customs clearance and determination of the customs value of goods, including intellectual property, and representing the Company’s interests in court cases appealing against customs authority actions.

Mondelēz

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Provided comprehensive legal support to Mondelēz on using well-known Soviet trade marks (such as “Alenka” chocolate, “Yubileynoe” biscuits, etc.) as part of public discussions on the initiative to introduce right of prior use of Soviet trade marks.

A major consumer electronics supplier

FMCG
Advised a major consumer electronics supplier on whether TV sets with a cloud service function may be classed as equipment requiring the manufacturers and importers to pay a compensation fee to the accredited organisation (the Russian Union of Rightholders) for free reproduction of works and recordings for personal purposes.

A major consumer electronics manufacturer

FMCG
Advised a major consumer electronics manufacturer on compliance with the personal data processing requirements during use of pre-installed mobile applications and Smart-TV applications, including development of a personal data processing policy and consent template.

Volga - Dnepr

Advised on ownership of copyright- and patent-protected items following the collapse of the USSR in connection with a military aircraft designed in the Soviet Union.

Mars

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Advised Mars on its advertising contracts and relations with content providers.

Walkintime

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Developed a licensing model related to software for setting up a high-speed Wi-Fi network in Russia, the BVI and the UAE, accommodating massive traffic in spacious public areas. The project was unique owing to the nature of the client’s business (the Wi-Fi service with a signal five times faster than any other network in the world) and cross-jurisdictional and cross-office work from our side.

Pangeo Capital

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised Pangeo Capital on all aspects of setting up and operating Pangeo Radar, a Russian-Austrian joint venture between Pangeo Capital and Radarservices Smart IT Security to develop, localise and deploy IT security software for major corporations and public companies. The scope of work also included advice on matters related to governance and finance, licensing, international cross-licensing and localisation of software.

Medical Consulting Group

Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
Advised on software development and licensing with a view to streamlining the operations of a chain of healthcare clinics, both within and outside the Group.