On November 29, 2018, Managing Partner at Norland Legal Vladislav Lurye and Head of Financial and Digital Technologies Practice Rustam Rafikov took part in the work of «New Reality of M&A Transactions – key trends in structuring and executing transactions, the impact of sanctions on the conditions of transaction documents» section of the IX Russian M&A Congress organized by Cbonds. In the course of the section, our specialists, together with representatives of large Russian holdings and investment banks, discussed key trends in the M&A market, the impact of sanctions, and the specifics of preparing documents for a transaction under the Russian law.
Yesterday, our firm hold a seminar concerning legal aspects and recent trends of exit in venture capital deals. Norland Legal experts again shared their experience on relevant issues of the topic touched with a professional audience.
On September 26, 2018, we’ve held our first private meetup for our clients and friends of the firm. The topic of the first meeting was devoted to investing in digital financial assets, which raises many questions, the answers to which are rarely available in large conferences, where dozens of speakers and hundreds of people gather.
This week marks a significant event for Norland Legal – we have joined ALFA International, the leading international network of independent law firms. This decision has been determined by a steady demand of our customers in Russia for the legal support of their business abroad and an increasing number of requests for advice on the application of foreign laws.
Cooperation of Russian business with China, as well as with other countries of the Asia-Pacific region, has been leading to the implementation of a large number of cross-border projects involving business representatives from these countries. Considering this vector of development, our firm has enhanced cooperation with Russia-China Law Society (RCLS) to extend specific expertise in this area and to firm up the liaison with legal consultants in Asia. Norland Legal will be represented in RCLS’ board by its Managing Partner Vladislav Lurye.