Law
Firm

Corporate/Privatisation/М&A

Start-up business

  1. Consulting of investors on opening of representation offices or establishing business organizations in the Republic of Belarus:
    • Selection of optimal organizational and legal form of the company; 
    • Selection of place for incorporation of the company (taking into account tax remissions for certain activities in various low-tax areas of the country). 

  2.  Individual working out of constituent documents of the organizations to be established, including corporate management structure considering specific features of the Client. 

  3. Legal support at the stage of incorporation of the company in a registering body and after registration (registering by competent authorities and organizations). 

  4. Working out of documents for issue of corporate securities. 

  5. Working out of corporate financing structure taking into account tax and currency regulations concerning investments. 

  6. Handling of relations with personnel: - support during employment of foreign citizens; - development of labor agreements, contracts, provisions of commercial classified information, individual agreements on non-disclosure of information representing classified data, provisions of awarding bonuses to personnel and other documents. 

  7. Consulting on observance of regulatory requirements to the activities carried out by the Client on the territory of the country.

  8. Development of reorganization and structuring schemes of the company. 

  9. Legal support in establishing branch network.


Privatization 

Information support

  1. Providing information on objects of state property to be privatized. 

  2. Representing investors’ interests during negotiations with management of enterprises/possessory supervision/other state bodies.

  3. Carrying out of legal audit of objects to be privatized (legal due diligence). 


Assistance in business transactions and procedures

  1. Support in procedure of establishing of an open joint-stock company with participation of the investor in the process of reforming of a state enterprise. 

  2. Organizing of depositing by the investor of his property to the statutory fund of the open joint-stock company and acquisition of additional issue of shares equal to the value of his investment. 

  3. Support in transactions concerning acquisition by the investor of state-owned share holding of the open joint-stock company (by competition/auction/direct sale). 

  4. Support in transactions concerning acquisition by the investor of a state enterprise by: 
    • purchase of the objects to be privatized by auction, by competition including biddings with reduction of the initial price; 
    • purchase of enterprises with up to 100 workplaces which have financial indebtedness equal to or exceeding positive balance by auction with conditions and/or by competition at the initial price equal to one basic value. 

  5. Support in transactions concerning acquisition of state-owned real estate objects.

Post-privatization services

  1. Development of the corporate management structure. 

  2. Support of the procedure of additional shares emission. 

  3. Consulting of investors on issues of observance of competitive (investment) conditions concerning the objects acquired in the course of privatization.


Mergers and acquisitions

  1. Legal audit of purpose companies (legal due diligence). 

  2. Development of the transaction plan. 

  3. Representing investors interests in the procedure of acquisition enterprises, share fractions, (support during negotiations, preparation of documents on commencement and completion of the transaction). 

  4. Support of the procedure of obtaining permission of antimonopoly and other bodies. 

  5. Consulting on restructuring of business, structure of corporate management system. 
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.

Victoria DankoDirector of the Foreign Enterprise "McDonald's Restaurants"

Victoria Danko
Director of the Foreign Enterprise "McDonald's Restaurants"

We would like to thank «Aleinikov&Partners» law firm for the expertly rendered services on investment law.

Yury Hurski Partner at Haxus venture acceleration firm

Yury Hurski 
Partner at Haxus venture acceleration firm

Haxus venture acceleration firm thanks A&P for legal assistance to a range of the firm’s projects within the last 3 years of cooperation. Lawyers of A&P have necessary expertise necessary for IT sphere and gained a reputation of dutiful specialists.

National Agency of Investment and Privatization

Consortium of Ernst & Young, Ernst & Young Legal Services and Aleinikov & Partners law firm was chosen by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus and the National Agency of Investment and Privatization to be a consultant on implementation of the Pilot Privatization Project in regard to OJSC «Minsk Margarine Plant» and confectionery «Konfa» (OJSC).

Kapsch

Aleinikov&Partners law firm advises Austrian Kapsch TrafficCom AG in regard to implementation of the investment project on creating in the Republic of Belarus of the national electronic tolling system for motor vehicles on selected roads. The investment agreement between the Republic of Belarus and Kapsch TrafficCom AG was signed in 2012. Announced amount of investments is EUR 267 million.

Legal assistance in M&A transaction on sale of shares of editorial of paper “Belarusians and market”

Law firm Aleinikov&Partners represented interests of a group of private investors  on the acquisition of shares of the editorial of an analytic weekly newspaper “Belarusians and market”. Specialists of “Aleinikov&Partners” provided full legal support of the project, drafted projects of SPA and internal corporate documents and arranged a special meeting of the shareholders.