Protection against hostile takeover

The attorneys of the Dispute Resolution and Transactions & Corporate Law Practices have been successfully defending foreign and Russian businesses against hostile takeovers and have been restoring corporate control for more than 15 years. Our clients include major Russian and international companies in various market sectors, as well as private investors facing the risk of losing control over their businesses.

Practice areas

  • Audit of business vulnerabilities
  • Elimination of the vulnerabilities identified and the development of a complex of measures aimed at establishing the sustainable control of the Owner
  • Implementation of a system for monitoring illegal actions against the business
  • Development of an anti-crisis strategy
  • Protection from hostile takeovers and restoration of the status of control over the business
  • Due Diligence with respect to transactions to identify conditions and risks of a loss of control

Recent cases

  • Restoration of a foreign owner’s control over a manufacturing corporation lost as a result of illegal acts of salaried management
  • Restoration of foreign owner’s control and the financial solvency of a construction corporation lost as a result of a manager’s malfeasance
  • Development and implementation of a transaction system aimed at ensuring the maintenance of control over a major Russian corporation in conditions where its loss was possible
  • The judicial protection of a business owner’s interests by challenging the transactions that had led to the withdrawal of the corporation’s assets and the recovery of losses from the management bodies that took the relevant decisions

Дополнительная информация

Andrei Gusev
Managing Partner, Attorney-at-Law
+7 921 938 29 90, +34 695 043 424, +376 692 1714
St. Petersburg, Barcelona, Almaty
Andrew Bezhan
Counsel, PhD in Law, Attorney-at-Law
+7 915 482 46 79