Salans is a full - service international law firm with offices in Almaty, Baku, Bratislava, Bucharest, Istanbul, Kyiv, London, Moscow, New York, Paris, Prague, Shanghai, St. Petersburg and Warsaw. Salans partners have been active in counseling global businesses and financial institutions in the legal aspects of investment, trade and finance in Russia for nearly three decades. Opened in 1991 and expanding ever since, the Moscow Office embodies our firm's successful commitment to the Russian market. Our practice encompasses corporate structuring and M&A, industrial project structuring, intellectual property, tax, banking, finance, bankruptcy, litigation, and international and local arbitration. Our clients are major multinationals and Russian companies in the fields of real estate, construction, consumer goods, heavy industry, power and energy, natural resource use, telecommunications and shipping.