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Work +375 17 288 13 13
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Minsk, Moscow
Stepanovski, Papakul and partners, Alexander Stepanovski, Minsk, BELARUS

Alexander Stepanovski

Tel:
Work +375 (17) 288-13-13
Email:
Stepanovski, Papakul and partners

Work Department

Corporate Law

Position

Alexander Stepanovski is the Manging Partner with the Attorneys at Law Stepanovski, Papakul & partners. He main focus is partneship agreements, family/matrimonial law, alternative dispute resolution. As a crisis manager participated in numerous insolvency cases. Successfully supported re-structuring projects, in particular de-merger of one of the Belarusian Big4 companies. Alexander has extensive experience in the market, attracting praise for his strong leadership and organisational skills.

Career

Highlight cases:
- Representation and protection of the interests of industrial and trading companies;
- Advising the representatives of a number of Russian companies on the matters of economic legislation of the Republic of Belarus;
- Solving issues of investment, real estate and construction, incorporation, reorganization and sale of Belarusian enterprises;
- Advising on the matters of insolvency of enterprises.

Languages

Russian, English

Member

Alexander is a member of Minsk City Bar Association, International Bar Association (IBA)

Education

Alexander holds law degree from the Belarusian State University; Passed advanced training on Banking and Stock Exchange, Сouses of the UK Open University on Management and Finance, Course on Islamic Law of the University of Iowa.

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  • Formation of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan

    Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan will adopt new unified customs tariff and non-tariff regulations from January 1, 2010, and the Customs Union (the “CU”) of the three countries of the Eurasian Economic Community (the “EurAsEC”) will become a reality. The CU Customs Code (the “Customs Code”) is expected to take effect from July 1, 2010 to regulate the resulting integral customs zone.
  • Belarus Amends its Investment Legislation

    On 6 August 2009, the President of the Republic of Belarus signed Decree No. 10 On the Creation of Additional Conditions for Investing in Belarus. An investment contract is one of the ways of investing in the Republic of Belarus and enables an investor to obtain State support for an investment project and a waiver of sovereign immunity from suits, cautionary judgments, and enforcement of judgments and/or arbitration awards. Decree No. 10 introduces a new procedure for entering into investment contracts. It allows investors to be granted preferences and privileges under investment contracts, in addition to those granted under existing legislation, and also regulates the privileges to be granted to investors automatically upon execution of investment contracts.
  • Belarus Trademark Law Amended

    On July 15, 2009 Belarus passed the Law on the Introduction of Amendments to the Law of Republic of Belarus on Trademarks and Service Marks, which comes into force on January 25, 2010. The rationale behind the amendments is to bring Belarusian law in line with European countries’ laws - to facilitate eventual accession of the country to the WTO, and also to reflect new developments in case law.