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Legal support for foreign direct investment projects in Russia

Goltsblat BLP lawyers have unique and practical experience of providing comprehensive legal support for FDI projects in Russia since the early 1990s. We assist big multinational investors in structuring and implementing complex investment projects from ground level to day-to-day operational legal support.

Our services include:

  • Selection of a region / municipality
  • Selection of a site
  • Negotiations with regional / municipal authorities
  • Corporate / M&A aspects
  • Acquisition of the selected site
  • Construction contracts
  • Registration of title to the facilities erected
  • Import and installation of equipment
  • Post-investment and day-to-day operational legal support
  • Legislative work

Representing clients in liaising with authorities

Goltsblat BLP lawyers have unique experience on the Russian market in dealing with federal, regional and municipal authorities at all levels.

Specific expertise includes:

  • Representing clients on projects involving federal authorities
    • negotiating the terms of investment agreements with the Russian Government
    • dealing with authorities on projects of national importance financed out of the federal budget
  • Representing clients within FIAC (Foreign Investment Advisory Council under the supervision of the Prime Minister of Russia)
  • Representing clients in dealing with regional and municipal authorities
  • Tax and tariff negotiations with federal and regional authorities


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Andrey Goltsblat
Managing Partner of Goltsblat BLP, Senior Partner, Corporate, M&A, Investment Projects, Head of Dispute Resolution Practice
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