Entry into the Market of the Republic of Belarus

If you are on the verge of starting a business, this is the right time for you to take care of its profitability and security. We shall review all aspects of your business and help you with developing the best possible solutions for your company.

Investment regulations

Provision for a favorable and economically advantageous and safe entry into the Belarusian market by:

  • holding an overall legal risk assessment and developing a safe business conduct system;
  • minimizing foreign founder’s liability;
  • reviewing preferences, benefits and potential investment sites (both common and general for a particular investor);
  • conduct of a pre-investment legal due diligence of the target company;
  • development of all documents required for investing (including an investment agreement with the Republic of Belarus);
  • presentation of interests before public authorities during negotiations and execution of documents;
  • comprehensive legal support with document development and company registration.
"Valery Papakul SPP's partner, attorney at law"

Valery Papakul
Attorney at law, Partner

Valentina Ogarkova
Attorney at law

Семенюк-Екатерина

Kate Semianiuk
Attorney at law

Косачев

Maxim Kosachev
Attorney at law

Божко Евегении Олегович

Yevgeny Bozhko
Junior Attorney

Intellectual Property

Protection of foreign titleholders on the local market:

  • support with transboundary transfer of intellectual property titles;
  • development of the best possible model of operation with intellectual property in Belarus;
  • development of and support with registration of intellectual property transfer agreements;
  • identification of intellectual property safeguards against unfair users;
  • patent registration and maintenance;
  • prevention and suppression of unfair actions of competitors and other intellectual property users in violation of the Client’s interests;
  • customs protection of intellectual property;
  • settlement of disputes arising out of intellectual property use.
"Tatiana Igatovskaya SPP's attorney at law partner"

Tatiana Ignatovskaya
Attorney аt law, Partner

"Елена Федорук патентный поверенный СПП"

Elena Fedoruk
Patent Attorney

Nadezhda Hadanovich
Attorney at law

Antitrust law

  • antitrust consultancy and compliance;
  • consultations and development of contracts in view of the Belarusian competition law provisions;
  • clearance of corporate transactions and new business foundation with the antitrust agency;
  • contractual relation structuring for the purposes of maximum tax optimization;
  • prevention of the risk of administrative and criminal prosecution in the area of taxation;
  • elimination of the risks of establishment of a permanent representative office of a foreign company in the Republic of Belarus;
  • conduct of pre-investment tax due diligence of Belarusian companies;
  • support with conduct of internal tax inspection in order to identify and minimize identified risks.
Семенюк-Екатерина

Kate Semianiuk
Attorney at law

Nadezhda Hadanovich
Attorney at law

Taxes

  • conduct of pre-investment tax due diligence;
  • adaptation of international tax policies from the prospective of Belarusian tax regulations;
  • development of efficient and safe corporate tax policies for the purposes of risk minimization, inter alia, concerning transfer pricing, thin capitalization, affiliation and/or mutual dependence;
  • contract relation structuring for the purposes of maximum tax optimization;
  • prevention of administrative and criminal prosecution risks in the area of taxation;
  • elimination of the risks of establishment of a permanent representative office of a foreign company in the Republic of Belarus;
  • support with conduct of internal tax inspections in order to identify and minimize identified risks.
"Elena Sapego SPP's attorney at law partner"

Elena Sapego
Attorney at law, Partner

kov

Dmitry Kovalchik
Attorney at law

Semashko-Dmitriy-Vladimirovich

Dmitry Semashko
Attorney at law

Косачев

Maxim Kosachev
Attorney at law

Чистяков Сергеи Александрович

Sergey Chistyakov
Senior Lawyer

Customs

Customs consultancy and compliance:

  • development of an efficient mechanism of foreign economic activity;
  • selection of the best possible customs procedures and operations;
  • administrative and legal protection of business in disputes with customs agencies (contesting illegitimate actions and decisions of customs agencies, protection of interests in cases on administrative offenses, support with execution of court judgments associated with dismissal of administrative cases, as well as judgments without confiscation sanctions);
  • support of investment project implementation in part of importing project equipment and materials to the Republic of Belarus.

Maksim Shapelevich
Attorney at law

M&A

Risk identification, classification and description (inter alia, via the legal due diligence procedure), as well as provision of recommendations on risk elimination or minimization.

"Valery Papakul SPP's partner, attorney at law"

Valery Papakul
Attorney at law, Partner

"Elena Sapego SPP's attorney at law partner"

Elena Sapego
Attorney at law, Partner

"Ирина Аноп адвокат СПП"

Irina Anop
Attorney at law

Valentina Ogarkova
Attorney at law

Косачев

Maxim Kosachev
Attorney at law

Semenyuk-Ekaterina-Mikhaylovna

Kate Semianiuk
Attorney at law

Real estate

Protection of interests of construction project stakeholders – developers and investors, construction contractors and engineering organizations:

  • selection of the best possible project model;
  • structuring and legal support of transactions including investment agreements with the Republic of Belarus, shared construction participation and simple partnership agreements;
  • adaptation of foreign standards, such as FIDIC, to Belarusian regulations;
  • termination of, inter alia, construction contracts, recovery of liquidated damages, interests, losses;
  • defense before public authorities and in courts.
Вашкевич

Andrei Vashkevich
Attorney at law, Partner

"Валентина Гринкевич адвокат СПП"

Valentina Grinkevich
Attorney at law

kov

Dmitry Kovalchik
Attorney at law

Construction

Support in the construction area includes the following:

  • selection of the best possible model project and support with it;
  • protection of interests of construction, engineering organizations, developers and investors;
  • legal support with transactions, including investment agreements with the Republic of Belarus, shared construction participation and simple partnership agreements;
  • adaptation of foreign standards, such as FIDIC, to Belarusian regulations;
  • termination of, inter alia, construction contracts, recovery of liquidated damages, interests, losses;
  • assistance to partners with finding a compromise in settling emerging differences.
Вашкевич

Andrei Vashkevich
Attorney at law, Partner

"Валентина Гринкевич адвокат СПП"

Valentina Grinkevich
Attorney at law

kov

Dmitry Kovalchik
Attorney at law

Personnel

Application of the best possible model of interaction with employees and managers in order to reduce reputation risks and avoidance of damages to the company through:

  • legal registration of personnel rights and duties;
  • development of a set of confidential information and commercial secret safeguards;
  • development of documents required for potential recovery of losses incurred by employees;
  • legal registration of incentive programs.
"Valery Papakul SPP's partner, attorney at law"

Valery Papakul
Attorney at law, Partner

Valentina Ogarkova
Attorney at law

"Оксана Пучковская адвокат СПП"

Oksana Puchkovskaya
Attorney at law

Быковская

Anastasiya Byckowskaya
Junior Attorney

Corporate governance (articles of association, partnership agreements, by-laws)

Maximum approximation with international standards corporate governance:

  • development of incorporation documents and by-laws facilitating adequate and prompt control over the operations of corporate executive bodies;
  • development of fully-fledged corporate institutions (supervisory board, board of directors) and operational support.
"Valery Papakul SPP's partner, attorney at law"

Valery Papakul
Attorney at law, Partner

"Ирина Аноп адвокат СПП"

Irina Anop
Attorney at law

Косачев

Maxim Kosachev
Attorney at law

Божко Евегении Олегович

Yevgeny Bozhko
Junior Attorney