Protecting owner of a retail shop
Successful resolution of a corporate conflict with minority shareholders, including defense against motions seeking to invalidate decisions of general meeting of shareholders, to reverse rights and obligations of share purchaser, to invalidate purchase of shares.
A product IT company focusing on iGaming
Participation in a dispute involving online gambling services in a foreign jurisdiction.
Support for the purpose of better structuring of employee relations. Comprehensive advising on employment and related matters, development of staffing documentation for the representative office of Takeda Osteuropa Holding GmbH (Republic of Austria) in the Republic of Belarus.
Investment for Rozum Robotics
Rozum Robotics is the sole developer of collaborative robots in CIS and Baltic states. Shareholders decided to attract investment from RosTech fund, to augment their business.
Our team provided full support for the transaction, including preparation of all transaction documents and SPA-agreement under English law. We also, prepared a partnership agreement.
An exclusive importer of medical equipment
Defending a client in a criminal case involving alleged tax evasion. The investigative agency charged the client with having developed and implemented a scheme to evade taxes from business activities of a foreign entity “G” in the territory of the Republic of Belarus via its representative office by means of supplying certain types of goods to state bodies within the framework of state purchases procedures. The case was complicated in that it was one of the first criminal cases in Belarus where such activities were treated as criminal by law enforcement agencies.
An international freight hauler
Successful representation in an administrative process, resulting in a return of an earlier impounded vehicle without forfeiture.
Protecting a restaurant chain against MART
Advocacy for client at the stage of appealing against court decision on administrative violation due to infringement of rules of a promotional game. Due to our activities, the sum of financial sanctions for the client was effectively diminished.
Protecting a major retailer from unfair competition
Representation of a major Belarusian retailer in the case involving a violation of fair business competition principles. The project involved many petitions to state authorities, including the anti-monopoly regulator, due to competitors’ violations of business competition laws by way of unfair advertising, in particular violations of rules of promotional games.
Advising on including a group of companies in the Register od dominant business entitites, and on the matters of exterritoriality of Belarusian anti-monopoly laws and application of Belarusian law abroad; analysis of internal agreements and policies with respect to anti-monopoly risks, obtaining anti-monopoly regulator’s permit for dealing in stocks.
BelMarket - HYPPO
M&A transaction involving a sale of a major retail chain to the operator of “HYPPO” chain.
Representation of a foreign investor to support their activities in partnership with BelarusNeft, within a joint participation in SeismoTekhnika OJSC. Building corporate management systems in the joint venture company.
SolbegSoft - Helmes
Full legal support of the sale of a large block of shares of the Belarusian outsourcing business (SolbegSoft) to a major Estonian IT company (Helmes). Comprehensive support for the seller during the transaction, including preparation of documents, negotiating and harmonisation of terms and conditions with buyer, plus closing and post-closing support.