Aleinikov & Partners is recognised to be one of the top firms, which are working in the technology sector. Our clients run the gamut of both international technology giants and world-changing startups, as well as private investors and venture funds that intend to invest in high tech.
Our firm collected extensive experience with a wide range of technologies in areas that include:
Aleinikov & Partners performed structuring a number of the industry’s most high-profile projects such as AIMATTER (acquired by Google), MSQRD (acquired by Facebook), Melesta Games (invested in by Wargaming), Mapdata (acquired by Mapbox), MAPS.ME (acquired by Mail.ru), Vizor Games (invested in by Playrix).
A rapid growth of technology business in Belarus is largely encouraged by the legal regime of the High Technologies Park (HTP). Aleinikov & Partners assisted numerous global technology enterprises in entering the Belarusian market and starting business through the HTP. These are IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT, USA), Evolution Gaming (STO: EVO, Sweden), Dinamica Generale (Italy), Marketcom Technology (Cyprus) and more.
We acted as legal counsel of the HTP and a string of IT companies in respect of drafting Presidential Decree No.8 On Development of Digital Economy. According to international experts, Decree No. 8 (called the creation of the HTP 2.0) has become the most successful Belarusian reform (hundreds of IT companies entered the HTP, and the export revenue of residents increased to $2.3 billion a year). Decree No.8 also became the most high-profile regulatory legal act abroad - in connection with its adoption, about 200 publications appeared in the media, including those posted by the largest media outlets: Bloomberg, Reuters, Emerging Europe and others that provoked an interest in Belarus from foreign business.
Being involved in building legal infrastructure to fuel the industry's sustainable growth, the team of Aleinikov & Partners garnered a deep understanding of its nature. Combined with the strongest legal expertise, that is what allows us to be assigned with a status of market leader.
Co-Founder of Vizor Games
Vizor team would like to express its gratitude to the law firm Aleinikov&Partners for legal support of Vizor Interactive projects. It is quite difficult to find lawyers with an excellent understanding of technologies. Lawyers of "Aleinikov and Partners" are those with whom you can speak the same language. Taking into account the timesaving you can achieve with that, such quality cannot be overemphasized. The law firm "Aleinikov and Partners" can be recommended to IT businesses, which need a modern, flexible and professional team.
General councel at HARIBO Russia
We would like to express our sincere thanks to Aleinikov&Partners law firm and its senior partner, advocate Denis Aleinikov for the highly professional legal assistance and representation of our company’s interests in the courts of the Republic of Belarus at all levels. In particular, we would like to note Denis’ deep involvement in work and creative problem-solving approach that led us to the result we wanted to achieve. The work done was highly evaluated by the opposing party, which undoubtedly indicates service excellence and sets the company apart from the leading Belarusian law firms.
CEO at ASBISc
We have acquired a reliable partner and consultant in the face of the law firm “Aleinikov and Partners”. We recommend the company for cooperation to anyone who needs effective legal support for M&A deals. It should be noted with confidence that lawyers solve problems with high efficiency and in short time, and not afraid to take the challenges of non-standard clients' requests.
Aleinikov&Partners provided overall legal assistance in M&A transaction on acqusition of MapData by American Mapbox.
Aleinikov & Partners has been advising the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus (DBRB) in drafting a regulatory legal act aimed at amendment of the Belarusian legislation to entitle the DBRB to conduct venture capital financing
Aleinikov&Partners Law Firm became the local consultant of the World Bank in the frame of the World Bank’s project on international technical assistance to Belarus aimed at harmonizing of the domestic legislation with respective EU Directives and international standards.