Корпоративное и коммерческое право

We specialize in providing diversified corporate legal services to foreign and Russian entrepreneurs in all major areas of business law in Russia. Our lawyers can assist you in the following:

Incorporations, reorganizations, liquidations

  • Consulting on all types of Russian legal formations;
  • Drafting customized foundation documents;
  • Formation of LLC or JSC (ООО or АО);
  • Accreditation of representative and branch offices;
  • Registration of foundation documents with all necessary state bodies;
  • Registering share issues with Securities Commission;
  • Opening bank accounts;
  • Corporate compliance.


Corporate (re-)structuring

  • corporate formation, structuring, and regulatory compliance (including the formation and structuring of holding companies and other special purpose vehicles);
  • inbound investment advice: assisting foreign clients in performing due diligence on potential Russian companies to be acquired;
  • pre-acquisition legal and tax due diligence on behalf of both vendors and purchasers;
  • drafting and analyzing share purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements and other related transactional documents.


Corporate governance

  • board composition and regulations;
  • management structure & proceedings;
  • deadlock provisions;
  • directors/officers responsibilities;
  • provision of temporary directors.



  • competition, anti-trust and consumer protection;
  • competition law compliance of contracts and corporate actions;
  • government procurement;
  • advertising;
  • natural monopolies;
  • foreign investments;
  • consumer protection legislation compliance;
  • international sale of goods and services (import and export transactions);
  • international product distribution (building a distribution network, developing distribution agreements, exclusivity and pricing);
  • cross-border logistics (freight-forwarding agreements, agreements on international goods carriage, storage);
  • agency, franchising and marketing;
  • public procurement (tender documentation);
  • leasing transactions (structuring, concluding, amending or terminating leasing contracts);
  • licensing/certification;
  • E-commerce (online stores, electronic payment systems).


In addition, we can help you in some individual cases (by special appointment) involving:

  • matrimonial relations (marriage contracts, divorce, division of property, alimony, child care);
  • landlord-tenant relations (rent collection, eviction);
  • wills & inheritance, etc. (preparing & execution of wills, opposing wills).


Please contacts us: info@vkupartners.com