Creation of joint ventures

Joint ventures have recently become one of the most popular forms of direct investment by foreign companies planning to do business in the Russian Federation and looking to implement complex projects. To successfully achieve the set goals, it is important to first assess all risks and ensure proper corporate governance. 

A joint venture is a type of company set up by several individuals or legal entities. The creation of a joint venture is formalized by an agreement providing for the parties’ mutual rights and obligations, as well as their cooperation procedures.

What are the main benefits of joint ventures?

  • Companies are able to enter new markets or start new business more effectively and quickly;
  • Risks are shared between partners;
  • Company can gain access to more resources, including the latest technologies, know-how, personnel, new developments in a particular field, material resources, services;
  • Better competitive performance;
  • Possibility of entering the international market.

VALEN Group specialists have many years of experience in the field of corporate law and in setting up joint ventures. Our services include:

  • consultation on any issue related to setting up a joint venture;
  • legal support at all stages of the deal;
  • creation and legal support of activities of joint ventures with both Russian and foreign beneficiaries;
  • joint venture structuring and restructuring;
  • participation in negotiations, preparation of documents and representation of clients’ interests in registration authorities;
  • development of an optimal corporate governance structure;
  • drafting of corporate agreements.

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Valentina Khlavich
Managing Partner
Thomas Relja
Partner
Dmitry Kofanov
Partner
Valentina Khlavich
Managing Partner

Law degree in the Russian Federation

Studied at the University of Passau, Germany

Foreign Languages: English, German

Since 2007 a lawyer in Beiten Burkhardt lawfirm

Since 2012 founder and managing partner at VALEN

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Thomas Relja
Partner

Economics Degree

Foreign Languages: Croatian, English

5+ years as a head of Accounting and Finance in European Companies

2+ years as a SAP consultant for companies in Germany (Munich) and UAE (Dubai)

Partner at VALEN

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Dmitry Kofanov
Partner

Certified Lawyer in the Russian Federation

Experience since 2003 – in Russian and foreign law firms

Since 2021 – partner at VALEN

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