Legal services in Belarus

General info on SCHNEIDER GROUP Advisory LLC

SCHNEIDER GROUP Advisory Limited Liability Company
Registration No 193252237
Person in charge: S.A.Odintsov
Registered address (service rendering location):
220012 Minsk, Surganova str. 29, premise. 1, room 24
Office working hours from 9:00 to 18:00, Mon-Fri
Tel.: +375 / 17 / 290 25 57
Fax: +375 /17 / 290 07 42
Website: www.schneider-group.com
Email: OdintsovSA@schneider-group.com;
minsk@schneider-group.com

Activity types
Legal Services (code 69203)
(special permit (license) on the provision of legal services No. 02240/2542 on June 11, 2019, issued by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus)

Tax Advisory Services (code 69109)
(Tax Advisor qualification’ certificate No 0000333 issued on December 7, 2018 by the Belarus Ministry of Taxes and Duties; liability insurance contract (insurance policy КЕп № 0018414) from June 14, 2019 until June 13, 2022).

Business and other management consulting services (code 70220)

Licence Advisory
Get in touch with us
Sergey Odintsov
Certified Tax Consultant, Head of Tax Department, Minsk
+375 / 17 / 290 25 57
Licence_SG-Advisory

BUSINESS SET UP SOLUTION PACKAGE

  • Drafting of Shareholder Agreements (company formation agreements) including those structured pursuant to UK lawPackage of documents to open and operate a business entity in Belarus (formation minutes, Articles of Association, contract with the CEO, contracts with employees, intragroup agreements, required compliance documentation)
  • Registration of a business Company in the established order
  • Management Company services
  • Bank accounts opening

SOLUTIONS ON INVESTMENT STRUCTURING in BELARUS

  • Legal & tax advice on various investment options
  • Assistance with finding the right partner and investment location
  • Business partner due diligence and background check procedures
  • Representation in the course of negotiations with various state authorities, administrations of industrial parks, etc.
  • Drafting or legal review of investment agreement draft
  • Representing the client in the course of investment agreement negotiations & signing

TAX ADVISORY

  • Tax advice on specific issues relevant to the client’s project
  • Corporate tax consulting (including PE risk management, offset of taxes & tax refunds, justification of costs, etc.)
  • VAT advice (including deduction of input VAT, VAT refund process, cross-border transactions, etc.)
  • Withholding tax consulting & compliance
  • Personal tax compliance
  • Transfer pricing services
  • Tax due diligence
  • Assistance in the course of tax audits
  • Representing the client to the tax authorities

IT & FINTECH ADVISORY

  • Legal services for IT businesses (startups):
    – Preparation of documents for Company registration and assistance with all registration procedures
    – Preparation of documents aimed at formalization of employment relations with IT team
    – Preparation of documents to secure the Company’s rights to IP objects
    – Elaboration of commercial secret protection provisions, non-compete agreements
    – Elaboration of documents facilitating the investor’s entrance to an IT company
    – Advisory services on the way to Hi-Tech Park membership.
  • Advisory services pertinent to DLT / blockchain regulatory requirements in Belarus
  • Consulting services in the course of establishing the foreign holding structures to manage IT companies in Belarus
  • Workshops addressing IT company set up and management related matters in Belarus.

DEALS ADVISORY & BUSINESS RESTRUCTURING

  • Advice on cross-border tax implications of a particular contract (transaction)
  • Tax & legal deal structuring
  • Assessment of legal & tax risks arising from business restructuring agreements
  • Legal due diligence services
  • Legal assistance in the course of business restructuring and business termination procedures
  • Legal assistance with bankruptcy proceedings
  • Representing the client in front of third parties, including state authorities

CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LAW

  • Developing, drafting, and (or) analysis of various commercial contacts, agreements, addendums, and other transaction related documents from a Belorussian legal perspective
  • Corporate secretary services (drafting of the required set of documents for holding meetings of the Company management bodies, documenting the decisions, etc)
  • Drafting letters on fulfilment of contractual obligations, preparation of claims for non-fulfilment of such obligations
  • Preparation of a set of documents for starting court hearings on a recovery claim under contractual provisions

EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS & LABOR LAW

  • HR documentation services
  • Legal advice on issues arising from implementation of various employment, management, and staff remuneration solutions
  • Drafting and review of various employment related documents
  • Workshops on specific issues of employment & labor law
  • Other legal services

MIGRATION

  • Legal support on visas & work permits for foreigners
  • Legal assistance with foreigners’ registration with migration authorities
  • Migration & relocation advisory services