Commercial Law

Services

Commercial Law

Deloitte Legal provides effective, practical advice to businesses in connection with their ongoing contractual relationships with domestic and international customers, suppliers, and distributors as well as support in developing contractual structures.

Deloitte Legal’s lawyers provide counsel on launching new products in the Belarusian market and on all forms of commercial contracts to support day-to-day and strategic business activities. Our clients operate in production, retail, e-commerce, logistics, automotive, information technology, FMCG, HoReCa, media, and other sectors.

Deloitte Legal’s experienced practitioners bring a practical focus to commercial law solutions that help clients manage increasingly rigorous regulations and local enforcement. Our lawyers work as part of multi-disciplinary teams, alongside their colleagues in disciplines such as tax, customs, consulting, risk, and financial advisory, as well as professionals focusing on key sectors and industries. This cross-functional approach helps Deloitte Legal offer clients a holistic perspective and point out all possible pitfalls from various angles.

Services include:

  • Commercial Advisory, including advice on regulatory requirements for commercial activities in the market and regulatory frameworks applicable to contractual relations (foreign trade and currency control regulations, consumer protection law, licensing, technical regulation, settlements requirements, antitrust bans, etc.)
  • Commercial Contracts, including development of contractual structures and drafting and analyzing contracts in the following areas: goods and services delivery, structuring distributor/dealer relations, goods and services promotion, joint advertising and marketing campaigns, loyalty/incentive programs for contractors and consumers, sales funding, obligation performance assurance, contractual manufacturing, logistics, e-commerce, etc.
  • Tax support:
    • Transfer Pricing – compliance and risks:
      • Consulting on applying and complying with transfer pricing rules during the conclusion of intragroup agreements
      • Consulting on transfer pricing documentation requirements
      • Preparing transfer pricing documentation, including conducting benchmarking studies and preparing corresponding reports
    • Intragroup services – risks and mitigation:
      • Drafting intragroup service agreements
      • Reviewing agreements, primary accounting documents, and other documentation supporting the procurement of intragroup services
      • Providing advisory support on the calculation of intragroup service fees and the tax treatment of intragroup services and currency control restrictions
      • Assisting with the preparing a justification for intragroup services (a defence file) and building an internal system for preparing and collecting necessary documents
      • Preparing benchmarking studies and documentation for TP purposes
      • Providing support during tax audits, preparing responses to tax audit acts, drawing up complaints to the superior tax authorities and communicating with the tax authorities
  • Electronic Document Flow services (EDF), including advice on the regulatory requirements of EDF, legal support during implementation of EDF, e-signatures, EDF audits
  • Track&Trace, including counseling on the regulatory requirements of product traceability, legal support during implementation of Track&Trace processes

Key contact

Daria Denisyuk

Daria Denisyuk

Associate, Tax & Legal

Daria has over 8 years of tax and legal consulting experience in Belarus, where she specializes in providing complex legal and tax support to the international companies that wish to establish a comme... More