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Russia, CIS and the Caucasus countries are currently seen as very attractive markets for real estate investment. As one of the largest and longest-standing dedicated practices in the region, Dentons' Russia, CIS and the Caucasus Real Estate practice will help capitalize on those investment opportunities.
No matter the size of your transaction or project, our team provides you with constructive and pragmatic advice tailored to your business objectives. To deliver comprehensive solutions, Dentons' real estate lawyers work closely with our other practice groups, such as Tax, Corporate, Banking and Finance, M&A and Private Equity. Together, we guide you through the full range of issues presented by complex real estate deals.
For more than two decades, we've assisted clients including international institutions, investment funds, construction companies, developers, commercial banks, architects, family-owned enterprises, governments and high net worth individuals.
If you are looking for comprehensive advice on cross-border financing, acquisitions, development and leasing involving hotels, residential buildings, office space, shopping centers, amusement parks, industrial properties and more, you can count on Dentons.
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Dentons Partner Florian Schneider is ranked among the top four real estate lawyers in Russia in the Legal Practice nomination of the annual CRE 100 ranking, one of the most prestigious industry rankings in Russia.
Leaders League 2021 rankings have recognized Dentons among the best law firms across Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia and Spain. In total, Dentons received ratings in 60 categories, with 67 lawyers highlighted.
Dentons has been ranked among the top law firms in Russia in 40 practices and sectors and 24 Russian practice lawyers have been ranked among the leaders in their practice areas by Kommersant.
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The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation (the Supreme Court) rendered a decision on case No. А40-285997/2018 (305-ES20-4196), which considered the issue of whether it is possible to compel a tenant to accept premises under a previously concluded lease agreement. The tenant refused to do this because it was no longer interested in the agreement.
Russia: On May 13, 2020, the Moscow Government adopted Resolution No. 574-PP (Resolution 574) which introduces city budget grants for owners of shopping centers, food service and consumer services facilities and hotels located in Moscow. The grants will be used to pay property and land tax (or land rent).
Russia: The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on April 30, 2020, published a second review of court practice of applying laws and measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Supreme Court’s first review was published on April 21, 2020. As in the first review, the key issues clarified in the Second Review deal with how to apply procedural, civil, criminal and administrative legislation, as well as bankruptcy laws.
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Dentons has received 16 Tier 1 rankings across 26 practice areas in total in the 2020 Pravo.ru-300 ranking of top law firms in Russia.
Ukraine: Global law firm Dentons advised REWE Group on the sale of its Billa supermarket chain in Ukraine to UAB Consul Trade House, the owner of Novus Ukraine – one of the leading Ukrainian food retailers. The transaction is subject to approval of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
Global law firm Dentons advised REWE Group on the sale of its Billa supermarket chain in Ukraine to UAB Consul Trade House, the owner of Novus Ukraine – one of the leading Ukrainian food retailers. The transaction is subject to approval of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
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