Foreign Trade and Customs Law

We Understand the Ins and Outs of Any Foreign-Trade Transaction and Promptly Assess Potential Risks

RussianLegal has solid experience in providing comprehensive support of large-scale commercial transactions, deliveries of complex equipment and raw materials, and protection of intellectual property rights.

Our achievements have been marked by a high professional rating assigned to RussianLegal by Kommersant who ranked us as a top Russian legal firm in Foreign Trade, Customs Laws and Currency Regulation.

  • Drafting and causing to be approved foreign-trade contracts for supply of products, industrial equipment, intellectual properties, and software, including those subject to foreign law
  • Advising on supply chain arrangements, cargo handling procedures, warehousing, and special cargo operations
  • Participating in administrative proceedings and disputes with customs authorities, supporting recognition of transportation losses, arranging for surveyor studies, and raising claims against persons liable for losses
  • Advising our clients on taxation peculiarities of export transactions, customs duty calculation and payment procedures, and the application of Foreign Economic Activity Commodity Nomenclature (FEACN) codes
  • Providing legal opinions on the application of the Customs Union’s laws and peculiarities of the national laws of the Eurasian Economic Union (ECU) member countries that govern exports and imports
  • Developing staff training programmes in the basic rules of the importation of goods into the ECU, trademark protection, and dealer chain building
  •  Providing legal support of international clinical studies, expert examinations, official registrations and sales of drugs
  • Supporting freight transactions, sale, purchase and registration procedures in respect of vessels, and participating ion disputes involving vessel owners, carriers, marine agents, bunker suppliers, port authorities and forwarding agents


Recent News

28 October 2020

Acting for the Major International Malt Producer Malteurop Groupe

RussianLegal Represents Malteurop Groupe, a French Holding Company and One of the Largest Malt Producers in the World


Recent News

15 October 2020

Freezing Mr. Bedgamov’s Alleged Asset

RussianLegal Got a Freezing Order over a RUB 400 mln Asset in Bankruptcy Proceedings against Vneshprombank’s Former Co-Owner Mr Bedzhamov