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International Desk Russia

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Both China and Russia are BRIC countries with a common history of successful cross-border business trade and a promising economic outlook for the future.
The Russian market offers many opportunities for foreign companies, but it is also a market with a complex legal and regulatory framework. If you want to be successful in Russia, you need to have a thorough understanding of the Russian market and the legal environment and at our lawyers at CMS have many years of relevant cross-border experience, providing you with services of the highest standard for your projects in Russia. We know the Russian market and its political, economic and cultural conditions and prospects. In addition, we also have extensive local contacts in authorities, institutions and enterprises across Russia.

We can provide support and advice for your projects in Russia:

  • as a central point of contact for your legal needs: from setting up distribution systems, establishing a local branch or acquiring companies to the arrangement of representation in legal disputes;
  • through our presence in Russia, which enables us to put together a local team of advisors that is optimally tailored to your specific needs;
  • with our industry expertise in all important areas of trade, which ensures our understanding of our client’s operation in the various markets, including: agriculture, automotive industry, real estate and construction, renewable energy, joint ventures, consumer goods, intellectual property, banking, IT and technology, employment and taxation;
  • through tailor-made, pragmatic and result-driven solutions.
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The International Desk Team

Whether you need help in handling transactions or establishing and running your business, our experts can provide the support you need, including: 

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Commercial Law
  • Employment Law
  • Technology and Intellectual Property
  • Banking and Finance
  • Taxes and Customs
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Competition and Anti-Trust
  • Compliance and Anti-Corruption
  • Dispute Resolution

Experts

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Dr. Ulrike Glueck
Managing Partner

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30/01/2015
CMS, China: an Award Win­ning Lead­ing Law Firm in China
CMS, China has been widely re­cog­nized by the leg­al in­dustry for the lead­er­ship in key areas and sec­tors, and has been gran­ted a con­sid­er­able num­ber of awards in­clud­ing the fol­low­ing: 2016 The firm was...
24/10/2014
Five Tips on Rus­si­an Bank­ing Law
In or­der to carry out any bank­ing trans­ac­tions with Rus­si­an banks, Rus­si­an leg­al en­tit­ies or in­di­vidu­als, it is ne­ces­sary to con­sider the in­form­a­tion be­low which de­scribes some lend­ing is­sues, with par­tic­u­lar...
24/10/2014
Five tips on Rus­si­an em­ploy­ment and im­mig­ra­tion law
Es­tab­lish­ing a busi­ness in Rus­sia is in­vari­ably con­nec­ted with hu­man re­sources reg­u­la­tion. The sub­ject is heav­ily le­gis­lated and em­ploy­ers have a num­ber of du­ties, ob­lig­a­tions, and li­ab­il­it­ies. Rus­si­an...
24/02/2014
CMS, China be­came the Law Firm of the Year, 2013
Hong Kong - CMS, China is proud to an­nounce that, it just be­came the Law Firm of the Year – 2013 in M&A cat­egory, awar­ded by China Busi­ness Law Awards.The awards are de­signed to re­flect the views and...
05/11/2012
Sino-Rus­si­an Busi­ness
Cor­por­ate is­sues are an im­port­ant as­pect of run­ning a busi­ness in Rus­sia. It is es­sen­tial for for­eign busi­nesses that are look­ing in­to es­tab­lish­ing a com­pany in Rus­sia to un­der­stand the cor­por­ate as­pects...
05/11/2012
Sino-Rus­si­an Busi­ness
The need for Chinese aware­ness of goods reg­u­la­tion in Rus­sia has sub­stan­tially in­creased due to both the vast num­ber of goods be­ing sup­plied to Rus­sia from China, and a grow­ing fo­cus on qual­ity and safety...
05/11/2012
Sino-Rus­si­an Busi­ness
Along with the growth of the con­sumer and tech­no­logy mar­kets, Rus­sia has been stead­ily de­vel­op­ing its co­oper­a­tion with Chinese part­ners in areas such as the sale of goods, IT tech­no­lo­gies and hard­ware...
05/11/2012
Sino-Rus­si­an
Emer­ging trade re­la­tions give rise to vari­ous con­cerns, and in today’s world the leg­al as­pects of in­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty are grow­ing in­creas­ingly im­port­ant. This is es­pe­cially true for trad­ing re­la­tion­ships...