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Corporate disputes

Корпоративные споры

We assist in resolving various conflict situations on behalf of major and minor shareholders, as well as on behalf of management team in disputes regarding:

  • Splitting or withdrawing from the business;
  • Contradictions in business management;
  • Acquiring shares, mergers and acquisitions;
  • Illegal concealment of assets;
  • Equity dilution;
  • Top-management causing damages to business;
  • Insolvency and liquidation of companies.

Partners Alexander Goretsky, Oksana Kotel and Anastasia Pavluchenko are renowned experts in resolving corporate disputes in Belarus, have extensive experience and have successfully resolved dozens of complex conflicts.

Alexander Goretsky, Oksana Kotel and Anastasia Pavluchenko are especially praised for their expertise in the sphere of corporate disputes by international legal rating The Chambers Global Guide.

Types of corporate disputes we assist with:

  • Challenging decisions taken by management bodies of legal entities;
  • Invalidating major transactions and transactions with affiliated persons;
  • Non-performance or invalidity of share acquisition transactions;
  • Unlawful redistribution of shares;
  • Introduction and registration of amendments to the charter based on false information;
  • Expulsion or necessity of expulsion of shareholders;
  • Failure to provide information on the operation of legal entities;
  • Failure to pay out dividends;
  • Other violations of shareholder rights.

Project examples

Complex corporate conflict

Representation of a large supplier of agricultural products (and its affiliated entities) in a series of corporate disputes, including disputes on annulment of transactions, recovery of losses; protection against numerous claims of a minor shareholder.

Client: Oblhimservis CJSC

Corporate dispute in an association of owners

Representing the interests of a member of an association of non-residential property owners in a complex corporate dispute, including the claims for invalidation of the decision of the general meeting, and for bringing the charter of the association in line with the law. The court satisfied the client’s claims.

Client: Sovremennye tehnologii upravleniya CJSC

Dispute on expulsion of a shareholder

Representation of a shareholder in a dispute on expulsion of another shareholder whose inaction prevented the legal entity from proper operation. Client’s claim was sustained by a state court.

Client: shareholder

All advocates of Goretsky & Partners carry out their activities within the bureau included into the Minsk Regional Bar Association