Russian Commercial Law

Our Moscow Office provides expert advice on Russian legal issues covering business law and disputes. Our Russian speaking and Russian qualified attorneys have deep knowledge of the legal, regulatory and economic environments that make conducting business in Russia unique. We frequently assist Western law firms that have no presence in Russian, advising with regard to:

  • Issuing expert opinions on Russian law for litigations and arbitrations outside Russia
  • International service of process in Russia
  • Conducting discovery and depositions in Russia
  • Incorporating business entities in Russia
  • Establishing representative offices and branches
  • Company reorganizations
  • Advising on corporate governance issues
  • Securing necessary licenses and official approvals for businesses
  • Securing compliance with local rules

We also provide Russian related due diligence services, which is of the utmost importance when planning investments or strategic partnerships, or buying a business in Russia. We frequently advise on corporate and management structures, property rights, and contract obligations.

  • Overall analysis of finances and functions of the targeted entity
  • Risk analysis and recommendations on how to handle said risks
  • Assistance during the acquisition process, from negotiations through closing




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