Moscow Office

The representation of clients in the Moscow office of (a/k/a Int’l Legal Counsels PLLC) focuses on the following areas and transactions:

  • Advising Russian and foreign clients regarding structure and operation of investment projects and joint ventures;
  • Representing clients in formation, registration and maintenance of legal entities;
  • Advising clients with regard to legal issues relating to technology, licensing, electronic commerce and protection of intellectual property rights;
  • Business restructuring and establishment of holding companies in the Russian Federation on behalf of foreign and domestic companies;
  • Advising clients in connection with foreign direct investment issues;
  • Representing clients in complex mergers and acquisitions in banking, energy and technology industries;
  • Negotiating tenders and takeover bids;
  • Conducting comprehensive due diligence in the context of mergers, acquisition and other transactions;
  • Preparing and negotiating procurement and feasibility study agreements;
  • Advising clients with regard to the corporate governance issues and corporate restructuring, including representation of minority shareholders;
  • Representation of debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings;
  • Representation of clients in courts and arbitral tribunals in connection with corporate litigation;
  • Privatization in oil and gas, banking, financial and telecommunication industries;
  • Advise clients in connection with public tenders and bidding procedures related to the restructuring and privatization of the state-owned shareholdings;
  • Representation of Russian, US and international clients in obtaining licenses in the Russian Federation relating to oil and gas exploration, operation of pipelines, broadcasting, telecommunication and construction projects;
  • Negotiating complex production sharing agreements; and
  • Legislation monitoring.