Reconstruction of sewage treatment facilities in Baranovichy
ARGINTA is a major Lithuanian company involved in water management and renewable energy.
Our associates consulted the client under an EBRD financed project for the reconstruction of water treatment facilities in the city of Baranovichy (client acted as contractor). We consulted on Belarusian construction laws and application of FIDIC forms under the project. Also, our attorneys represented the customer in settling disputes under the contractor agreements, which was challenging due to the compulsory condition to settle the dispute exclusively extrajudicially.
Construction of an agricultural complex
Legal support for Bauer Technics a.s., a Czech general contractor, constructing a ‘turnkey’ pig complex for Borysov Meat Factory OJSC with an investment volume of 35 million euros.
Defending Bauer Technics a.s. in IAC under the BelCCI
Representing Bauer Technics a.s. in the International Arbitration Court under the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in a dispute with Borysov Meat Factory involving collection of VAT sums in excess of contract sum. The complexity and uniqueness of this case was in that there was no similar judicial practice in Belarus prior to it.
Creating a joint venture of Cylinders Holding and BMP
Consulting services to a global leader in the production of high-pressure tanks for the purpose of founding a joint Belarusian-Czech enterprise with Belarusian Metallurgic Plant. The project was implemented using 2 preferential regimes: Vitebsk free economic zone and an investment agreement with the Republic of Belarus.
Advising to Cylinders Holding, a major Czech commercial company having a subsidiary in the Republic of Belarus, with regard to providing of a secured loan (EUR 6,500,000) from SberBank (Czech Republic), including analysis of loan agreement and issuance of a legal opinion on borrower’s legal capacity.
Building Renault auto centres
Supporting construction of 4 auto centres in Minsk and Belarusian regions.
REVERA’s team prepared a multi-million contract for the supply and assembly of equipment between the US-based VERTIV company and “Belarusian Cloud Technologies” JLLC (BeCloud). We focused on preparing a bilingual supply and assembly contract, supporting negotiations and contract execution.
Representation of client in disputes with CEO involving debtor’s bankruptcy and a claim seeking invalidation transactions worth over 700,000$
Protecting majority shareholders of AvangardSpecMontazhPlus
The Client is a leader in the security systems market. REVERA represented majority shareholders in a corporate conflict lasting over 3 years. During the conflict, REVERA’s lawyers won the principal court proceeding, thus materially strengthening client’s position, claim amount being decreased by 98%.
Protection against bank's lawsuit
Successful defense of our client, Pani investment & construction company, from a bank’s lawsuit. Background: prior to initiating a bankruptcy procedure, a corporate debtor borrowed 2 million US dollars from our client and took out another loan from a bank. However, the debt was not repaid, therefore bank decided to demand abrogation of our client’s agreement with debtor, in order to raise the prospect of collecting the debt. At present, over 50% of the amount owed has been repaid to the client.
A major CIS manufacturer
Our attorneys represented the client in the International Arbitration Court under the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. A dispute with a Belarusian state-run enterprise involved theft of a cargo in transit.
A foreign wine manufacturer
The client, a renowned wine producer, noticed that its Belarusian competitor registered a trademark in Belarus almost identical with a trademark owned by our client. Our attorneys contested legal protection of competitor’s trademark in the Appellate Council under the National Intellectual Property Centre and in the Judicial Board for Intellectual Property of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus