Have you checked whether notification or approval of the anti-monopoly authorities is required for your purchase of assets/shares, or in connection with a reorganization?
Given the importance of a written contract in Russia, it is advisable to have your contract checked by a local lawyer for compliance with and enforceability under Russian law. An advance fee quote is available from us.
Your local presence in Russia should suit your business strategy and available resources. We can help you set up the appropriate type of entity: a Russian limited liability company, branch or other.
Customs questions range from assistance with import, stopping illegal import, and advice or representation in disputes with customs authorities.
Does payment for products or services remain outstanding? With formal letters and phone calls in the debtor's own language, we can significantly increase the pressure. Or we start a court procedure for debt collection.
We have wide experience in marriage and divorce issues under Russian law or involving Russian property. Issues involving care, visiting rights and alimony for kids, or even kidnapping. We can assure you of our dedicated attention. We also offer our services in Ukraine.
What are the requirements according to GDPR when you exchange data with Russia. Or which Russian privacy rules do you have to comply with?
When there are financial problems and insolvency threatens you or your business partner, fast action is required.
Local registration may be required to protect your IP rights, for instance for (sub-)license agreements. We have special expertise in the registration of rights to plant races, such as potatoes, onions and flowers. The pride of many Dutch growers!
Russian labour law is very protective of the “weaker” party. So you must comply with a lot of mandatory Russian labour regulations. When having foreign personnel in Russia, visa and work permits present an extra challenge. Do not risk penalties and ask us to check!
We have taken many cases to Russian court successfully, both in family law and in commercial cases. For optimal chances, we recommend to make a choice of applicable law and authorized court at the outset of your business undertakings.
Foreigners require a visa for short time visits (business, tourism, family visits etc.) Special visa exist for working in Russia. You will then also require a work permit. We are happy to assist!
Do you need help in setting up a Dutch company? A holding structure? The Netherlands offers good opportunities. We also have expertise in private questions regarding marriage, divorce and immigration.
Translation, extracts from the trade register, apostilles … we will be happy to assist. We also provide professional bookkeeping services in accordance with Russian regulations as well as recruitment of local staff.
For local production in Russia you will need property (a buiding plus land) that can be purchased or rented for a longer period.
We can advise you on Russian tax issues, (CIT, VAT etc.) as well as options for international tax structuring. Our experts will be happy to prepare customised advice.