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

Alcoa, Barilla, Guardian, Icopal, Inalco, Mars and others

FMCG
Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Mining & Metals
Advised a number of major companies, including Alcoa, Barilla, Guardian, Icopal, Inalco and Mars, on importing equipment as an in-kind contribution to authorised capital, providing legal support for customs clearance of imported goods and assisting in preparing the requisite documents for obtaining customs duty and VAT exemptions.

Major agroindustrial corporation

Industrial Manufacturing
Major agroindustrial corporation: arranged for import into Russia of industrial equipment required for expanding the company’s business. The project covers drafting of international trade contracts, negotiations on contractual terms and conditions and control over compliance with the customs legislation rules during transport of the equipment. Conducted an expert review of compliance by accompanying documents with international trade contracts and the customs legislation. The project has also involved contacting and communicating with carriers, customs representatives, suppliers and the buyer in relation to practical aspects of equipment import.

Shell

Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
Successfully assisted Shell in its corporate reorganisation in Russia: the task was to ensure uninterrupted imports of various petroleum products into Russia despite a series of compliance issues related to the company’s organisational form.

Elopak

Industrial Manufacturing
Advised Elopak on eliminating risks associated with the possibility of the country of origin of goods being challenged.