Alena Potorskaya

Leading Associate

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Alena specializes in support of IT projects in various areas.

She supports large M&A transactions, mainly with the participation of a foreign element. She takes part in conducting large-scale Due Diligence.

Besides, Alena is a specialist in the field of personal data protection: she advises business on how to handle personal data in compliance with Belarusian legislation on personal data protection, GDPR and other requirements. 

She has expertise in issues of motivation and retention of key employees of the company: develops option programs, advises on participation in option programs of foreign companies, develops non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.

Alena also has extensive experience in documentation and protection of intellectual property rights: she is engaged in preparing contracts related to formalization of use and transfer of intellectual property rights, advises on formalization of works made by employees, use of open-source and proprietary third-party solutions in the company's products, etc.  

Some of Alena's top clients include: Zubr Capital, Lyft, ActivePlatform, BelkaGames, Mail.ru, Verv, BelPrime, Softswiss.
 

Additional facts about the associate

  • Winner in the Best Oralist category in the national round of Ph. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in 2019
  • Winner of 2019 National Student Law Olympiad in individual category

Projects

SoftSwiss

Complex legal support for the group, including corporate restructuring, IP protection strategy, consulting on partnership relations, support of the range of transactions of acquiring different assets and investments, regulatory matters.

Mamboo Games - MRGV

REVERA has accompanied the entry of game dev studio Mamboo Games into MY.GAMES. MY.GAMES is an international gaming brand (part of the Mail.ru Group), the leader in the Eastern European online entertainment market. The REVERA team provided comprehensive support for the investment transaction: conducted a legal audit of the company, structured the transaction, developed all the packages of documents (convertible loan agreement, option agreement, partnership agreement, non-competition agreement, corporate documents on joining the company), advised the parties on tax consequences of the transaction.

A series of investment transactions for Mail.ru Games Ventures

Supporting range of transactions involving investment in a number of Belarusian gamedev startups by Mail.ru Group, using institutions stipulated by Decree No. 8, including convertible loan and option agreement.

AppLovin - Belka Games

REVERA supported the strategic cooperation between the world leader in the mobile games industry AppLovin and the large Belarusian studio Belka Games. We fully supported this project, including corporate, tax, contractual consulting, registration of IP rights and other aspects of cooperation.

BelPrime Solutions ltd.

Comprehensive legal support for a major Belarusian company developing software for website promotion in search engines and Internet marketing.

Red Rock ltd.

Systematic consulting of a successful Belarusian startup developing software for health/fitness exercises, including corporate, tax, contractual consulting and IP matters.