Legal GR and defence against illegal takeovers

Legal GR and defence against illegal takeovers

Legal GR. Liaising with institutions for the protection of business


  • When state authorities significantly violate a company’s rights.

  • When there is a risk of criminal prosecution of a company’s officers.

  • When state authorities become involved in competition


  • Developing a ‘road map’ of measures to resolve a conflict situation that has taken shape.

  • Selecting the most effective tools for the protection of companies’ rights.

  • Drafting appeals, motions and personalised letters in the interests of the client.

  • Providing legal support when an appeal is considered.

  • Organising an independent expert review, attracting the attention of the mass media and initiating a public discussion to achieve the best results.

  • Liaising with the competent state authorities to develop measures to respond to an appeal and achieve a favourable resolution of the situation.

Providing support in changing the regulatory environment for the client’s benefit


  • When there is a difficult legal regulation entailing risks of an administrative, corruption or criminal law impact on good-faith market players

  • When there is a possibility of adverse changes in legislation or of the adoption of discriminatory subordinate legislative acts

  • When players understand the long-standing need to enhance the legislation affecting a particular sector


  • Developing a legal position to provide rationale for the client’s request and analysing legal instruments required for the goal of the project to be attained

  • Forming a pool of industry players that have similar interests in changing the current regulation

  • Offering a systemic solution including preparing a corresponding draft law

  • Working with public, private and state-owned institutions for the support of business, including business associations

  • Liaising with expert platforms to form a well-grounded position on the matter at hand, and holding round tables and discussions

  • Providing PR support for the project


Legal GR and Customs Practices have safeguarded the interests of a major supplier of medical equipment in a dispute with customs authorities

Owing to the joint efforts of Sergey Taut, Pepeliaev Group’s Legal GR expert, and lawyers from the firm’s Customs Practice, we provided key support in safeguarding the interests of a major supplier of medical equipment in a dispute with customs authorities.

Protection from the seizure of a market share of a company
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