Legal support for FDI projects in Russia

BLC´s lawyers have practical experience of providing comprehensive legal support for FDI projects in Russia since 2004. We assist foreign investors in structuring and implementing complex investment projects from ground level to continuous post-investment and day-to-day operational legal support.Our services include:

  • Selection of a region/municipality.
  • Selection of a site.
  • Negotiations with regional / municipal authorities
  • Corporate / M&A aspects
  • Acquisition of the selected site
  • Feasibility study 1 pre-project documentation.
  • Development of a design documentation.
  • Construction contracts
  • Registration of title to the facilities erected
  • Import and installation of equipment
  • Post-investment and day-to-day operational legal support
  • Tax and tariff negotiations with federal and regional authorities

The following projects were implemented and are going to be implemented with our legal support:

  • Pfleiderer AG – complex legal and tax support in the course of construction and operation of a particle-board plant (investment volume of approx. 90 mln. Euros, Novgorodskaya Oblast, 2004-2013, website: http://www.pfleiderer.ru);
  • Pfleiderer AG – complex legal and tax support in the course of construction and operation of a fiber board plant (investment volume of approx. 144 mln. Euros, Novgorodskaya Oblast, 208-2013, website: http://www.pfleiderer.ru);
  • Amica Wronki S.A. – complex legal and tax support in the course of construction and operation of a cooking stove production plant (investment volume of approx. 30 mln. Euros, Novgorodskaya Oblast, 2006-2008, website: http://www.amica-international.com);
  • DIM Anlagenmontage und Service GmbH & Co. KG – establishment of a Russian representative office, obtainment of all required licenses, routine legal support of the foreign company acting  as the general  contractor performing construction  and installation works in the territory of Russia (investment volume of 8 mln. Euros, Novgorodskaya Oblast, 2004-2006);
  • Wiedemann Polska Sp. zo.o. – routine legal services for the representative office of a foreign company acting as the general contractor for construction of a   mining plant (investment volume approx. 30 mln. Euros, the Republic of Karelia, 2007-2010);
  • CP Energia SA – routine legal services for a joint venture for liquefied natural gas production – SPG (Leningradskaya Oblast, 2007-2008);
  • Mago SA – complex legal support of an industrial facility in the territory of Kaliningrad and a commercial facility in the territory of Moscow (2009 – present, website:  http://www.mago.com);
  • Matthews Europe GmbH & Co. KG / “Saueressig” LLC – complex legal and tax support in carrying out of commercial activities at the territory of Novgorodskaya Oblast (2007 – present, website: http://www.saueressig.com);
  • SECO WARWICK Group – complex legal support in establishment and further production activity of the company in the territory of Solnechnogorsk, Moskovskaya Oblast (investment volume of approx. 4 mln. Euros, 2012-2013, website: http://www.secowarwick.com; http://solnterm.ru).
  • IKEA Industry Group / “IKEA Industry Novgorod” LLC – complex legal and tax support in carrying out current production activity at the territory of Novgorodskaya Oblast (2013 – present, website: http://www.swedspan.ru);
  • IKEA Industry Group / “Swedwood Tikhvin” LLC and “Swedwood Karelia” LLC – complex legal and tax support in carrying out of production activity of the companies at the territory of Tikhvin, Leningradskaya Oblast and Kostomuksha, the Republic of Karelia (2013 – present, website: http://www.swedwood.ru);
  • VOX Industrie S.A. – legal and tax support in carrying out of commercial activity of the company in the territory of Russia (2007 – present), as well as in the course of construction of an industrial warehouse in the territory of Smolensk (investment volume of 4 mln. Euros, 2011-2013, website: http://www.vox.pl/ru, http://www.stabna.ru).

List of priority investment sites of Novgorod region:

To secure the rational approach to the usage of land resources for industrial and real estate building we have created and now keep up to date the Novgorod Region Free Investment Plots database, which includes over 500 plots belonging to different administrative entities.

The list of priority investment plots is available below:

Industrial Sites

You can also download the register of vacant investment sites of Novgorod region.

Familiarize yourself with land legislature and infrastructure information of the Novgorod region.

We can help you choose investment site and place your facility. Download and fill the investment intention form, then send it back to us.

List of companies provided investment projects in Novgorod region:

– Dansk Tyggegummi Fab Denmark (Food)
– Cadbury Schweppes pl UK (Food)
– Amcor Ltd Australia (Paper)
– Laima Latvia (Food)
– Luckebu Stahrkaelsen Sweden (Food)
– Amcor Ltd Australia (Paper)
– Kraft Foods – Philip Morris Cos In USA (Food)
– Joyko Group Spain (Food)
– UPM Kymmene – UPM-Kymmene Finland (Wood)
– Promys Russian Fed./Fi (Wood)
– Klaa Owens Illinois Inc USA (Non-metallic mineral products)
– Ikea Ikea AB Sweden (Furniture)
– AVX Corp USA (Electronics)
– Bericap Germany (Plastic & Rubber)
– Stora Enso Oy Finland (Wood)
– Stora Enso Oy Finland (Wood)
– Optiros Group AB Finland (Non-metallic mineral products)
– Pfleiderer AG Germany (Wood)
– Mars Inc USA (Food)
– Lotte Group South Korea (Food)
– Golden Lady Italy (Clothing)
– Ikea Industry Sweden (Wood)