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The Belarusian software development industry is known far beyond the country borders. Most companies, that are HTP residents, are either developing their own product, or custom software development for clients from all over the world. A separate group consists of R&D offices of well-known foreign companies, such as IDT Corporation, Evolution Gaming, Dinamica Generale, etc.

Aleinikov & Partners is ready to provide a legal support for clients at every stage of their work, from entering the Belarusian market to a legal support of daily economic activities. In this practice, Aleinikov & Partners lawyers work on agreements, specific to software development and distribution, such as SaaS agreements, software support agreements, information system implementation agreements, software distribution agreements, agreements on development, typesetting, adjustment, support and promotion of websites, licensing agreements for end users of mobile applications and web services.

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Projects

IDT Corporation
Assisting the American telecom corporation IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT) in entering the Belarusian market. Advising on the R&D center establishment and applying for a status of HTP resident; also advising on IP issues, corporate procedures, general commercial issues.

AIMATTER
Advising AIMATTER, a maker of the Fabby computer vision app, on M&A with Google - the transaction became the first of its kind when a world's top technology corporation acquired a Belarus-born company.

Mapbox
Advising the American cartographic company Mapbox on the acquisition of the Belarusian startup Mapdata.

ASBIS
Advising the international group of companies ASBIS, one of the leaders in the distribution of IT products and solutions in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, on the acquisition of the Belarusian group of companies in the field of management, development, implementation and operation of network technologies, telecommunications and software.

Evolution Gaming
Assisting the international group of companies Evolution Gaming (STO: EVO) in entering the Belarusian market. Advising on the R&D center establishment in Belarus, formalization of the team relations, legal structuring the business model of the Belarusian R&D center of Evolution.

Flo Health

Advising the Belarusian company Flo Health, the developer of the #1 application in the US for monitoring women's health, on legal issues related to the creation of information systems and the transfer of results and intellectual property rights arising from such activities.

Lifetech
Advising Lifetech, a Belarusian subsidiary of Turkcell Group that is one of the major players in the European mobile market with shares being listed on the Borsa Istanbul (BIST) and NYSE, on legal structuring of the company’s activities in accordance with the HTP regime requirements and assisting in applying for a status of HTP resident.

DINAMICA GENERALE S.P.A.
Assisting DINAMICA GENERALE S.P.A., one of the world leaders in the development and production of electronic solutions and sensors for weighing technologies and spectral NIR-analysis, in entering the Belarusian market. Advising on the R&D center establishment and applying for a status of HTP resident.

CactusSoft
Advising CactusSoft, a Belarus-based outsourcing company, on M&A with Belgian Litussoft.

Masquerade Technologies
Advising Masquerade Technologies, a maker of the innovative MSQRD app acquired by Facebook, on IP rights formalization, corporate law and raising investments for the project.

Service Desk
Advising a software developer Service Desk, a subsidiary of BPS-Sberbank of the Sberbank Group, on the legal structuring of the company's business model in accordance with the HTP regime requirements; assisting in applying for a status of HTP resident.

SoftLoft
Advising SoftLoft, developer of software for documents recognition and authentication, on applying for a status of HTP resident, as well as advising on licensing of third-party proprietary software.

More projects

Marius VismantasSenior Financial Sector Specialist, Financial and Private Sector Development of East Asia & Pacific Region of the World Bank

Marius Vismantas
Senior Financial Sector Specialist, Financial and Private Sector Development of East Asia & Pacific Region of the World Bank

Lawyers of "Aleinikov&Partners" provided excellent and prompt assistance and advice throughout the assignment, by merging good international
practices of capital markets development with the Belarussian legal traditions. I can highly recommend “Aleinikov&Partners” to anyone looking for
solid and professional legal advice in Belarus.

Sergey BruiCo-Founder of Vizor Games

Sergey Bruy
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.

Mikhail FedotovBoard Member of RVC

Mikhail Fedotov
Board Member of RVC

Aleinikov&Partners Law Firm supported InfraFund RVC on its investment in Belarusian startup Rocketdata.io. The firm’s team proved to be knowledgeable experts in corporate law issues. We are truly thankful to them for always being deep involved in the process and working in a very professional manner - that is what helped us achieve strong result. We also should notice that hard work which Aleinikov&Partners did on implementation in the Belarusian legislation of venture capital financing tools to make deals of this kind possible to be structured under local laws.

A&P advised Vizor Games in Investment Deal with World’s Top Mobile Game Developer Playrix

Aleinikov & Partners has been advised Visor Games, a leading Belarusian developer of multiplayer games for browser, social networks, and mobile platforms, in its investment deal with Playrix. The deal represents the first-ever investment of a top mobile game developer into a Belarus-born gamedev player, an HTP resident, with the intention to jointly develop the company on the basis of  “a strategic partnership”

Advocate Denis Aleinikov defends Blitz Team in dispute with Wargaming

Denis Aleinikov took the lead on legal defence of Blitz Team in a dispute with Wargaming, publisher and developer of the world-famous game World of Tanks. Five lawsuits have been brought to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus against Blitz Team employees (former employees of Wargaming’s Minsk office) being sued for US$1.69 million altogether for violating Wargaming's exclusive rights while working on the Open Source project

Denis Aleinikov succesfully represented HARIBO in the Supreme Court

Chamber for Commercial Disputes of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus upheld judgment of the Court of first instance in a case concerning HARIBO Sweets LLC (Russian Federation).