Leading the Way in Russian Law






Lidings offers comprehensive legal support on a wide range of issues related to legislative regulation in information technology and electronics. With years of experience in this fast developing industry, our legal experts provide efficient support to market leaders in all areas of law, focusing on the industrial and commercial specifics of their business.

Our clients include developers of advanced IT solutions and forefront high-tech electronics. We also advise leading industry participants on regulations applicable to creation, dissemination, storage, and processing of data.

Our services include:

  • Comprehensive legal advice on entering the Russian market
  • Legal support to research and development in IT and electronics in Russia and the CIS
  • Advising on the development and distribution of software products
  • Advising on compliance with regulatory requirements and licensing conditions, due diligence of the client’s IP assets, legal support and protection of intellectual property owners
  • Risk management, insurance, and tax planning within the framework of support to projects in information technology
  • Drafting of product sharing, licensing and distribution agreements, service contracts
  • Project financing in information technology and electronics
  • Support to mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in IT and electronics
  • Advising on protection of personal data and confidential information
  • Representing clients in their relations with government authorities of the Russian Federation
  • Representing clients in relationships with customers
  • Comprehensive legal defense and court representation


  • Advising Japanese electronics company Sharp in a dispute with the Federal Tax Service (FTS) on the issue related to preliminary classification of a product and supplemental tax assessment
  • Advising a Russian subsidiary of a large international software development company, Itransition Rus, on alienation of 100% shares in the charter capital and completing due diligence
  • Providing comprehensive legal support of the Tyre Manufacturers Association (TMA) and the Association of Trading Companies and Manufacturers of Electrical Household and Computer Equipment (RATEK) on the issues of substantive implementation of waste recycling standards
  • Advising a world-renowned Japanese IT-corporation in connection with the threat of the launch of investigative activities based on the ostensible breach by the client’s supplier of its duty with respect to the repatriation of foreign-denominated cash funds
  • Advising Beats Electronics a leading international audio equipment producer on setting up a website in Russia
  • Advising UK business and technology service company Logica on the procedure of transferring number of employees from its subsidiary’s staff list to out-staffing
  • Representing Turkish electronics manufacturer Vestel Group being a creditor in bankruptcy proceeding in Kaliningrad region
  • Elaboration of a distribution agreement for a major Japanese company Kyocera Group for its operation in the Russian market in regards to distributing electronic equipment
  • Advising Japanese company Seiko Holdings in the process of entering the Russian market
  • Advising Japanese electronic equipment producer Pioneer Corporation with respect to its advertising campaign
  • Representing Taiwanese corporation ASUSTeK during an investigation on violation of antitrust laws conducted by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation
  • Advising Taiwanese corporation Foxconn Technology in the course of construction of a factory in St. Petersburg
  • Advising one of the leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Chinese Huawei Technologies on legal and regulatory issues relating to corporate reorganization of the company's business in Russia
  • Advising a major Japanese office equipment manufacturer Kyocera Group with respect to staff recruitment in Russia
  • Advising Japanese company Seiko Holdings on registration of internal labour regulations with employees

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