Recent Deals

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Nalco Company
Vaclav Harant, General Director for Russia and CIS
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Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK)
Alexander Redkin, Legal Director
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Sibur
Aleksey Nikiforov, Legal Support,
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RusHydro
Dmitry Panchenko, Legal Director
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United Metallurgical Company (OMK)
Vladimir Markin, President

Mars, NIKE, Caterpillar, Debenhams Retails and others

FMCG
Retail
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Fashion & Beauty
Industrial Manufacturing
We drafted or analysed draft distribution agreements, provisions on incentive systems and payment of rebates, paperwork systems, etc. for Mars, Dunlop Tire CIS, NIKE, Caterpillar, Debenhams Retails PLC, New Look, ESCO Rus and other leading FMCG manufacturers.

Barilla

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Assisting Barilla in concluding an agreement on organising production in Russia, jointly with a Russian partner, of foodstuffs under the Barilla trade mark and developing a model distribution agreement to assist the company’s operations on the Russian market.

Electrolux Rus

FMCG
Structuring contractual relations on instructions from Electrolux Rus for its Russia-based facilities manufacturing Zanussi products. We proposed a system of contracts and subcontracts drafted by our lawyers and implemented by the client.

Atyashevsky meat factory

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Participation in debt restructuring negotiations between the Atyashevsky meat factory and its raw material procurement agent and drafting the relevant agreement. Before the agreement was concluded, the client’s rights of claim were not supported by the requisite documents. As a result of the agreement, the client effectively secured its right of claim, which was subsequently exercised in court.

Amer Sports

FMCG
Support to Amer Sports during conclusion of a long-term warehouse service agreement with a major logistics operator.

Royal Canin

FMCG
Retail
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
  • Legal assistance in concluding an exclusive supply contract for packaging products to be used in manufacture of Royal Canin goods in Russia. 
  • Advised Royal Canin on launching an online store.
  • Assisted Royal Canin with franchising and trade mark licensing and implementation of global franchising arrangement in Russia.

Philips

FMCG
Retail
Advised Philips on the legal structuring of online sales, compliance with consumer protection law and advertising in creating and operating its corporate online store.

Loyalty Partners Vostok

Retail
Advising Loyalty Partners Vostok on the risks associated with implementing the Malina discount programme. We provided recommendations on the structure of contractual relations between the programme organiser, agents and participants and advised on recommended programme conditions.

New Look

Retail
FMCG
Legal support for a transaction involving the supply to Russia and distribution through network retailers of products under the New Look brand. We also arranged for legal protection of the owner's rights to the New Look trade mark in Russia.