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

Food manufacturing group

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Conducted a comprehensive audit of the Client’s huge trade mark portfolio (over 300 trade marks).

A big international media company

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Entertainment & Media
Conducted IP due diligence of Russian subsidiaries of a big international media company that holds exclusive rights to many famous Russian TV series and films.

A multinational media holding company

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Acting for a multinational media holding company interested in merging with a Russian media group, we conducted a due diligence review of Russia’s biggest mass media companies. Our research included the key aspects of the history of these companies. This enabled our client to determine the viability of the proposed transaction and its terms.

Major Russian industrial group

Advised on patenting a technology for insulating plate production in Russia and Europe. Ownership of this technology was crucial for the client’s business. We compared patents of third parties (about 50 patents) and the client’s technology in order to set up and patent technology not infringing competitors’ rights.

Intel Capital

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised on Russian aspects of acquiring a group of companies headquartered in the USA. Conducted an in-depth, comprehensive analysis of the target’s business to identify how it might affect the transaction (focusing on IT-related regulations) and advised on transaction documents and general matters pertaining to the transaction.

A major producer of industrial gas filters

Industrial Manufacturing
Carried out an IP-related due diligence, developed a strategy for patenting the client’s technology for industrial gas filter engineering (about 30 potential patents), advised on succession to the technology and on strategic aspects of protecting and enforcing these rights.

Independent television channel

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised on a restructuring plan including an IP-related due diligence for the purposes of an IPO on the Moscow Exchange.

Major taxi service in Russia and Ukraine

Transportation & Logistics
Conducted a detailed due diligence with regard to the intellectual property of a taxi group (offers a service similar to Uber across a number of cities in Russia and Ukraine) and assisted it in drafting and successfully filing with Rospatent agreements related to disposal of intellectual property rights.