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for Investments & Technology
Legal support of the activities of the Sberbank Health platform
Movchan’s Group
Analysis of the ownership structure of a Cypriot company with international assets
Saint Gobain
Сomprehensive legal support of a transaction of industrial enterprise acquisition
Legal support for technology companies
We work with a wide variety of the technology sector representatives: from startups to large corporations and industrial enterprises, and offer our clients the most advanced legal solutions. We accompany technology projects at all stages of development, from start-ups to foreign markets and business sale, as well as advise companies in the course of their current operations.
Wise Wolves Group
Mintos Marketplace AS
Comprehensive consulting on issues related to the turnover of rights from factoring contracts concluded in Russia on a platform registered in Singapore
Legal consulting on the provision and dissemination of information concerning the services of a foreign payment system of Republic of Cyprus in Russia
Legal and tax support of the business of international fintech startup Mintos – a platform for investors from all over the world to acquire claims under loan agreements issued by microfinance organizations, mainly in developing countries – on Russian market
• Comprehensive legal and tax support at the projects launch
• Registering and protecting intellectual property
• Drafting internal documentation and key startup agreements: offers, user agreements, privacy policy, electronic collaboration agreement, etc.
• Advising on personal data protection issues, including GDPR regulations
• Advising on legal issues related to the securities market
• Advising on AML/CFT compliance
• Advising foreign technology and financial companies on entering the Russian market
• Advising on regulatory and tax issues
Establishment of Investment funds
Our lawyers have extensive experience in legal support of creating venture capital funds in various legal forms and jurisdictions: investment partnership (Russia), limited partnership, segregated portfolio company, etc.
Da Vinci Capital
Advising on legal matters concerning the functioning of investment partnerships, proposing amendments to the investment partnership agreement, participating in the approval of those amendments, advising on the terms of transactions permissible by virtue of the provisions of the investment partnership agreement
• Legal structuring of funds, choice of jurisdiction, legal form and corporate structure of the fund
• Tax structuring of funds, issues related to application of Russian and foreign CFC rules, developing tax accounting policy
• Creating Russian and foreign investment funds on a turnkey basis, including preparation of necessary documents, assistance in choosing the administrator and, if necessary, management company
• Onboarding assistance with fund investors, including KYC issues
• Preparing legal opinions on fund's operations and on regulatory issues
• Preparation of the shareholders' agreement of the fund's management company
VC Fund
Movchan’s Group
Launching multiple sub-funds of an existing investment fund in Guernsey with prospectus amendments and the creation of subscription agreements for investors in a new share class. Coordinating documentation with a local consultant to ensure compliance with English law and making changes to the sub-funds' prospectuses
Analysis of the ownership structure of a Cypriot company with international assets
M&A, JV, Restructuring
The significant experience of Lurye, Chumakov & Partners lawyers in M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, as well as cooperation with colleagues in the USA, UK, Singapore, Israel and other countries allow us to use the best practices of structuring and supporting projects.
GS Invest
Aristos Group
Сomprehensive legal support of a transaction of industrial enterprise acquisition
Legal support of the acquisition by a closed-end investment fund managed by one of the largest Russian banks of 26.33% in ADS-Holding from GS Invest
Legal support and structuring of a transaction for the divestiture of a leading company in the retail sector
• Legal and tax Due Diligence of the acquisition target
• Legal and tax transaction structuring
• Preparing transaction documents
• Support on fulfillment of conditions precedent and on deal closing
• Business restructuring including elaboration of restructuring plan, tax advice and support during restructuring
Venture capital investments
The lawyers at Lurye, Chumakov & Partners have extensive experience in venture capital investments. We have implemented a significant number of projects, representing the interests of investors and startup founders at various stages of investment attraction over the past few years.
Investment fund New Industry
Comprehensive legal support of the acquisition of a startup in the oil and gas sector of economy
Due Diligence of a Russian company on all legal aspects of its establishment and operation, identification and assessment of risks for the purposes of future investment
Legal support of a startup during an investment transaction from Group
• Legal and tax due diligence of the startup
• Preparing recommendations for the startup restructuring and turnkey support of the process
• Legal and tax structuring of the venture transaction
• Preparing transaction documents
• Support on fulfillment of conditions precedent and on the venture transaction closing
• Finding a way out of the deal through exercising options or selling shares to a strategic investor
• Advising the founders of a financing company on taxation issues
Personal Data Protection
The team of Lurye, Chumakov & Partners Data Privacy Practice have a wide experience in the field of personal data protection. Over the past few years, we have implemented a great number of projects in this area, consulting IT business on a variety of issues concerning the protection of the users’, contractors’, and employees’ data.
Anisoprint S.a. r.l., the resident of Skolkovo Innovation Center
Development of a policy for processing users' personal data, a user agreement and a user consent form for processing personal data to launch the BPlanner mobile app
Elaboration of a distribution agreement for a 3D printer developer, considering the GDPR requirements and the economic interests of the customer. Negotiation of the agreement taking into account the opinion of the client's distributors in various European jurisdictions
Detailed legal consultation on the differences in the regulation of personal data of minors in the EU countries. Development of a strategy for compliance with GDPR requirements in various European jurisdictions
• Audit for compliance with the requirements of the legislation on personal data protection (Federal Law of Russian Federation №152, GDPR), Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
• Elaboration of documentation, including personal data processing policies, user agreements, user consent forms for personal data processing and user agreements, under the architecture of the site, app, or online project
• Development of agreements on the transfer of personal data under the requirements of European legislation
• Comprehensive advice on personal data processing (data localization, cross-border transfer of personal data, etc.)
Lurye, Chumakov & Partners is one of the leading Russian law firms according to legal rankings
Corporate law/M&A of Russian assets: Mid Market
Corporate law/M&A of international assets: High-end
Digital Economy/Fintech
Tax law/Consulting on tax legislation
TMT: advising TMT industry leaders
Corporate law/Mergers and Acquisitions (High Market), Digital Economy, Tax Consulting and Disputes (Tax Consulting)
Mergers and Acquisitions
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