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Investment agreements

Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners has truly unique expertise in advising investors on concluding investment agreement with the Republic of Belarus. Despite the fact that the investment practice of the firm is relatively new, started developing in 2009 following enactment of the Presidential Decree No. 10 «On Creation of Additional Conditions for Investment in Belarus» the firm has generated vast amount of experience. In 2007 we advised on the first on its kind investment agreementbetween an investor and the state of Belarus. From 2009 we have acted on many occasions as a counsel to our clients pursuing to conclude investment agreements with the Republic of Belarus to implement a major project.

Our services include:

  • Advising on procedures of concluding an investment agreement with the Republic of Belarus.

  • Review and recommendations as to what benefits and preferences the investor should claim under the investment agreement.

  • Assistance in negotiations with state officials.

  • Drafting the investment agreement to the best of investor’s interests.

  • Ongoing advice on the investment project (as to corporate form, taxation, customs and currency issues of the project, due diligence of the assets being acquired and any other current issues).

  • Advising investors after conclusion of the investment agreement on any issues relating to its implementation and relations of the parties.

Head of Practice: Ekaterina Zabello, Partner