Russian companies are taking an increasing role on the international stage. However, it isn't just the booming new markets of Asia where they heading but also locations where Russians have a significant presence, such as Israel and the UAE. Goltsblat BLP discusses each region's key legal issues.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 09 April 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
Russian citizens are believed to have deposits worth more than EUR 20 bn in Cyprus. Goltsblat BLP outlines three significant injunctions reported to have been granted in Cyprus over the previous week, the Cypriot plans for tackling the crisis and the areas of law of relevance to Russian depositors.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 04 April 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Russian companies moving into Asian markets are often attracted first to China for its growth and size. But increasingly they are also finding investment opportunities in South East Asia are too good to be ignored, and making the move. Goltsblat BLP reviews the region's attractions and pitfalls.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 01 February 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
Investing in emerging markets is both challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and while most corporate deals progress smoothly, there are occasions when it is necessary to call in the litigation and dispute resolution teams. Goltsblat BLP details the 10 most common areas of dispute.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 24 January 2013 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement
There are several public sources that help due diligence when entering into transactions. Chief among these are various business information agencies operating in Russia that provide a limited scope of information about business entities. Goltsblat BLP summarises those use most often.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 07 November 2012 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
Russian companies seek foreign capital for a number of different reasons. Goltsblat BLP provides a lawyer's view on points for Russian companies to consider including a discussion of such issues as transparency, due diligence, negotiations, valuation and confidentiality.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 24 October 2012 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
Early 2012 saw several federal laws come into force that had a significant effect on the Russian real estate market, including the end of "discount" land privatisation rates for owners of buildings and facilities. Goltsblat BLP studies this issue and other effects of the new federal laws.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 02 October 2012 | Practice Area: Planning and Development
Russia's long-awaited accession to the World Trade Organisation in August 2012 was a real watershed moment for the country. In this article, Andrey Goltsblat, Managing Partner of Goltsblat BLP, outlines the difficult path to accession and why its importance to Russia's future cannot be overstated.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 28 September 2012 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
International investors looking to move into the Russian market will invariably find themselves choosing between direct investment or selecting a Russian partner. Goltsblat BLP looks in detail at both of these principal investment strategies, outlining the key issues investors should be aware of.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 26 September 2012 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
Russia's accession to the WTO will see significantly increased trade in goods and merchandise entering or leaving Russia, as more international companies look to move into the Russian market. Goltsblat BLP offers a series of general guidelines exporters and importers should follow.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 20 August 2012 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
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