Corporate law, mergers and acquisitions

Comprehensive legal support for international companies expanding into Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia and Uzbekistan and developing business in new jurisdictions.

SCHNEIDER GROUP's corporate law practice experts help international companies with a wide range of issues that may arise when setting up and developing their business in a new market. Services range from an initial overview of forms of legal presence in a country, to complete legal support of all operations for legal entities, branches and representative offices, including M&As, restructuring, and business liquidation. We can assist with:

  • Company / legal entity registration (limited liability company, branch, representative office); preparation and submission of corresponding documents, including provision of a legal address and an interim General Director for registration purposes
  • Creation of joint ventures, including the development of agreements on the exercise of the rights of company members and shareholder agreements
  • Legal support for local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, according to both local and international legal requirements
  • Legal checks and support during the acquisition of stakes / shares in local companies
  • Transaction approvals by anti-monopoly authorities
  • Company restructuring support
  • Change of General Director
  • Change of legal address
  • Support for meetings of members / shareholders and board meetings; corporate record-keeping and documentation
  • Corporate approval of major deals and interested-party transactions
  • Arranging additional company financing
  • Liquidation of limited liability companies, branches or representative offices
  • Deregistration for tax purposes, in pension and social insurance funds

Why Schneider group

We take your business objectives into account and design solutions to suit your needs. The project team includes a corporate law expert, as well as consultants from related law areas. Representatives from other departments (tax, finance, export and import) are on call if required to fully assess risks and offer practical solutions. 
Our legal experts boast many years of professional experience in cross-cultural environments. Both the company and individual experts are often included in local and international legal ratings. Together, the three partners leading our legal and tax practice have more than 65 years of professional experience.
We actively support the everyday activities of legal committees from leading international business associations and have an extensive partner network around the globe. We offer our customers practical solutions that comply fully with both local legal requirements and head office interests.
We consider high quality legal support to be a crucial step towards your long-term success in a new market. We at SCHNEIDER GROUP specialise in the outsourcing of non-core business functions, such as accounting, payroll calculations and HR administration, so we are interested in long-term collaboration with our clients.