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17.11.2015 Read more

LIGERION AS RUSSIAN LEGAL FIRM OF CHOICE IN M&A AND CORPORATE LAW


In our corporate practice, we advise and provide transactional assistance and management in all areas of corporate legal area. 

Our experience comprises of advisory and transactional work in the following core areas:
  • business structuring
  • finance structuring
  • capital formation and shareholders arrangement
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • assets protection
  • corporate legal representation
  • trust management of assets
  • corporate business transactions and agreements.

We help clients to establish business structures, such as joint ventures, start-up ventures, private equity funds for taxable and tax-exempt investors, offshore funds to achieve tax efficiency. We also consult foreign clients in M&A in Russia: acquisition of assets or business in Russia, from the beginning - by developing an acquisition strategy to the final stage - management of business and legal protection of shareholders interests and/or sell of Russian asset, business share or Russian company as a whole. From the point of our clients' view, Ligerion offers full corporate legal and management service for an efficient represenation of a foreign business in Russia.

The trust management of assets in Russia is one of the Group's profiles. In trust management Ligerion relies on a deep knowledge of Russian legislation, administrative and fiduciary systems as well on the track of long standing relations with our foreign clients conducting business in Russia. Please refer to the Trustee Services section for more details and to Contacts section to consult with our representatives on M&A in Russia, and trust management services. 

The Russian legislation on corporate regulations has changed in 2009. The new legislation introduced changes, inter alia, in the following areas of corporate law: 

  • the new law provides for the new terms and form of documentation for setting up companies in the Russian Federation;
  • the new law provides basic principles of introducing of a shareholders agreement to bylaws of Russian companies.В This is no doubt a new opportunity for structuring of joint ventures and other shareholders arrangements in Russia.

These legislative amendments open new approaches to corporate structuring and business formations in Russia. Our experience in this area enables our clients to enhance their positions in business operations, corporate structure, asset management and other vital issues in doing business in Russia and CIS. 

To be mentioned, the corporate law in Russia is constantly evolving. We monitor all the developments to see where the clients’ interests can be protected or where business can benefit.

 

KEY CONTACT
Andrey Polevoy, Managing Partner

 

Andrey Polevoy

114.jpgThe experts of Ligerion team will provide you with all necessary information over the phone +7 (499) 322 0123 or by E-Mail: [email protected].

 

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