Press Release April 4, 2013


For Immediate Release

The law firm, LegaLife, completed a seminar this morning on legal issues involved in parent company financing and subsequent profit taking from investments in Russia.  The seminar was a part of an ongoing series of seminars on the laws of Russia offered to executive managers, lawyers and chief accountants.  The seminar series, entitled Operating in Russia, covers a multitude of topics, including:

  1. labor Issues;
  2. Russian entity financing, including permanent establishments or subsidiaries;
  3. the pros and cons of the subsidiary, branch office, and representative office;
  4. taxation & shareholders’ rights and obligations;
  5. protection of intellectual property;
  6. inter-company transactions (transfer pricing rules); and,
  7. many more topics

About LegaLife

LegaLife is a mid-sized, general practice law firm, which was founded in Moscow in 2000.  We advise clients in many sectors and on a wide range of issues (including corporate, commercial, tax, labor, and intellectual property, to name a few). 

 During the last five years our clients have included Russian and international companies such as Siemens, Salini Costruttori, Sociйtй Generale, Pearson, Alfa Bank, Pirelli, Fiat, AFI Development, Indesit Company, Diadora, Gazprombank, Busi Group, IMA SpA, La Prairie, The Court of Bologna, and Delifrance, as well as American clients such as Estйe Lauder, Armstrong World Industries Inc., Teton Energy Corporation, World Vision, International Medical Corps and the US-Russia Business Council. 

 LegaLife has also acted as local counsel or assisted clients referred to it by several prominent U.S. and European law firms.

 LegaLife is a member of LAWorld, an international legal network of fifty law firms, with more than 1,300 lawyers in 90 cities around the world (  LegaLife is also a member of the Association of European Businesses in Russia, the Italian-Russian Chamber of Commerce, GIM – Unimpresa, and the US-Russia Business Council.

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