Russia, with its vast natural resources, production potential and strong consumer base, is a challenging yet attractive market right next door to Finland. The Russian legal system is not nearly as unpredictable as many people think. Armed with a knowledge of Russian legislation, practices and culture, business risks can be anticipated and minimised.
We are here to help you when investing or expanding your operations in Russia. We will be your partner when you need local support to develop your business or solve problematic situations. For example, our offices in Helsinki, Moscow and St Petersburg can assist you in the following issues:
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Venture capital and financing arrangements
- Green field investments
- Establishment of joint ventures
- General corporate law
- Intellectual property rights
- Commercial agreements
- Real estate and lease agreements
- Employment law and remuneration issues
- Restructuring proceedings
You can rely on your assignment being handled by experts with extensive business law experience in Finland and Russia. Our practical advice will take into account the unique characteristics of your business as well as the requirements of the local business environment, customs and culture.
We will tailor a project team of our Finnish and Russian lawyers to suit each of your assignments. We will negotiate the best possible solutions for you business in a challeng-ing market and bring your project across the finish line efficiently and without unnecessary costs.
As our client, you’ll be up to date on what regulations are relevant to you at any given time and how Russian legislation differs from the practices in your company’s other important jurisdictions. If necessary, we can support you on a daily basis, whether you need that support in English, Russian or Finnish.
In addition to our Helsinki office, you can contact us in our St Petersburg or Moscow offices.