The global computer game industry continues showing a steady growth, and Belarusian gamedev companies are among the leaders of the "world ranking" - the total number of downloads of mobile games of Belarusian developers has already exceeded 1 bln per year.
Aleinikov & Partners' work covers a wide range of issues, from working under publishing agreements, profit sharing agreements, including with key members of the gamedev team, user agreements (EULAs), privacy policies, to interacting with Apple, Google, Steam, and other platforms on game distribution.
We also advise in the field of eSports, including on the transfer of eSports players and related taxation, contracts with players, coaches and managers, and agreements on participation in tournaments.
Advising Vizor Games, a Belarus' leading mobile game developer, on an investment transaction with Playrix, one of the world's largest gamedev companies.
Advising Melesta Games, the Belarusian mobile game developer, on an investment transaction with Wargaming, a developer of the world-popular games World of Tanks and World of Warships.
Advising IGRO TEK, a Belarusian development office of Mail.ru Group (My.Games), on applying for a status of HTP resident with a project in the field of product development for the PC games and consoles market.
Advising Awem Games, an international developer and publisher of mobile games, on IP rights protection, publishing, structuring activities within a group of companies, and corporate taxation.
Advising Vizor Games on eSports activities, including the inclusion of eSports in the list of activities allowed for carrying out under the HTP regime, preparation of documents for registration of relations with coaches and eSports players, regulations for their participation in tournaments, bootcamps, and promotional events.
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.
Director of AIMATTER
Nowadays there are not so many law firms in Belarus that are able to provide quality services to support a transaction with a non-resident, whether it is M&A or purchase of IP rights. Aleinikov&Partners is considered to be a kind of “boutique” in the Belarusian legal market among the colleagues. When we imagine the “boutique” in the sphere of legal services, such features as the competence of the company, the knowledge of corporate law and the ability to solve any non-typical tasks for Belarus in the shortest terms are in the first place and company's lawyers have such competencies. Specialists of Aleinikov&Partners are not only fluent in English, but also are proficient in professional terminology. They are sociable and interesting people who will show you, how problem solving works in practice!
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.
Aleinikov&Partners supported a renown Finnish manufacturer of paints and lacquers in entering the Belarusian market.
The consortium of partners, including 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).
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.