Law
Firm

Intellectual property/IT

Information technology (IT)

  1. Structuring of venture capital investments in IT projects (including cross border structuring);

  2. Support in M&A transactions in IT sector, including legal due diligence of target companies and/or intellectual property rights on various stages of transactions;

  3. Advising on carrying business of Hi-Tech Park residents;

  4. Advising on tax structuring and accounting for IP objects, tax risks assessments;

  5. Advising on import, export in IT sector, including issues of currency regulation, transfer price formation, double taxation;

  6. Working out of employment agreements, job descriptions and other local documents to protect intellectual property rights of IT companies;

  7. Legal support for doing business online, including working out of terms of use, consulting on e-commerce, legal protection for domain names;

  8. Integrated legal support for companies in the telecommunications and media sector on antimonopoly regulation, personal data security, representing before the state authorities.

Intellectual property (IP)

  1. Advising on registration of trademarks, software and data bases, patenting of inventions, utility models and production prototype;

  2. Support on transactions on transfer and granting of intellectual property rights including working out and legal review of commercial agreements: license agreements,  concession of IP objects, R&A agreements, franchise, distribution and other agreements;

  3. Legal due diligence of IP objects;

  4. Working out of systems for commercial secrets protection.

Among recent projects:

Legal assistance to innovative project called MSQRD in a wide range of issues in the field of intellectual property and information technologies. The project was acquired by Facebook;

Advising AIMATTER, developer of popular mobile app FABBY, based on neural networks;

Advising MTBank on a range of issues concerning acquisition from foreign developer of CBS platform;

Assistance in M&A transaction regarding takeover of the world maps service called MAPS.ME by Mail.Ru Group;

Assistance in M&A transaction between the firm’s client Melesta Games (mobile games developer) and Wargaming;

Advising SplitMetrics on the issues of attraction of venture capital investments from international group of companies Embria;

Advising the Belarusian founder of WiFi Map in the M&A transaction, connected to his exit from the project;

Representing interests of famous Russian web portal in M&A transaction on acquisition of the Belarusian developer of mobile apps;

Advising British Telecom on practical aspects of VPN usage under the Belarusian legislation;

Advising one of the leading world cyber sport club VIRTUS.PRO on a range of aspects of the Belarusian legislation;

Advising Sports.ru in M&A deal on acquisition of 90live.org – a Belarusian developer of mobile applications for football fans;

Overall legal support of Austrian Kapsch TrafficCom in implementation in the Republic of Belarus of investment project on creation and operation of electronic tolling system on selected roads of the Republic of Belarus (BelToll). The Project was successfully implemented of the basis of the Investment Agreement with the Republic of Belarus, whereas the announced volume of investments equaled to EUR 267 mln. The Project became the first national example of classical public and private partnership, which was implemented according to «Build-Transfer-Operate» scheme.

Victor TanaevskyChairman of Board of Directors, Kapsch Telematic Services (Belarus)

Victor Tanaevsky
Chairman of Board of Directors, Kapsch Telematic Services (Belarus)

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to "Aleinikov&Partners" law firm for legal support which has been rendered in regard to implementation and operation of the national electronic tolling system for motor vehicles on roads of Belarus. In the person of this law firm we acquired a reliable partner.

Andrus KohaDirector of Olympic Casino Bel

Andrus Koha
Director of Olympic Casino Bel

Cooperation with such professionals forms the highest opinion of the whole system of rendering services in the Republic of Belarus.

Craig BellHead of International Financial Corporation in Belarus

Craig Bell
Head of International Financial Corporation in Belarus

Legal assessments and reports of «Aleinikov&Partners» law firm are always highly professional and attract much interest of entrepreneurs, state officials and journalists who take part in IFC arrangements.

"A&P" advises MTBank in project on acquisition of new CBS platform

26 february 2016

MTBank upgrades its core banking software with foreign developer

DEAL.BY sustained its interests in the Supreme Court of Belarus

18 February 2016 Chamber for Commercial Disputes of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus affirmed court decisions of first and appeals instances in the DEAL.BY cases.

MAPS.ME - Mail.Ru Group

Aleinikov&Partners law firm has advised MAPS.ME on its full takeover by Mail.Ru Group.
MAPS.ME is a Belarusian maker of map apps and other navigation services based on OpenStreetMap data and with the ability to work offline.