Regulatory & Compliance

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Regulatory & Compliance

The increasing complexity of the global regulatory environment challenges companies to find solutions for greater organization, specialization, and sectoral knowledge. Deloitte Legal combines its global perspective with local insights to help companies develop and execute those solutions.

Regulatory and Compliance have long been an integral part of the business environment: aboveboard business behaviour improves a company’s investment attractiveness and helps protect it against potential reputational damage and regulatory sanctions.

Deloitte Legal’s experienced practitioners bring a practical focus to Regulatory and Compliance solutions that help clients manage increasingly rigorous regulations and local enforcement. We can assist businesses in identifying the applicable laws and regulations and to better understand the regulatory environment. Our approach combines an analysis of the legal framework together with an assessment of the systems and processes that can help ensure compliance.

Our lawyers work as part of multi-disciplinary teams, alongside 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.

We can help companies identify risk areas and meet compliance challenges in the following areas:

  • Business Integrity and Financial Crime:
    • Advice on legal and regulatory compliance with anticorruption, anti-bribery, and anti-money laundering legislation, etc.; development of a legal risk map
    • Developing/reviewing compliance policies and compliance management systems
    • Audit of the existing compliance management systems from a legal perspective and recommendations on improvements, including industry-wide and best-practice approaches
    • Developing and carrying out trainings on applicable compliance issues to ensure clients and their personnel are aware of new and existing regulatory requirements
    • Legal support in the course of internal investigations of white-collar crimes
  • Antitrust, Competition and Trade:
    • Advice on Belarusian and EAEU anti-trust, trade, and advertising law requirements and anticompetitive practices (cartels, abuse of dominance position, forbidden “vertical” agreements, unfair competition, coordination, public and private bid violations, etc.)
    • Development/review of antitrust compliance policies
    • Audit of the existing antitrust compliance system from a legal perspective and recommendations on improvements, including industry-wide and best-practice approaches
    • Developing and carrying out trainings on antitrust compliance to ensure clients and their personnel are aware of new and existing antitrust regulations
    • Full-scope support during merger control filings with the antitrust authorities
  • Sanctions:
    • Identifying risk areas arising from sanctions from a Belarusian law perspective and developing strategies and risk mitigation plans to adapt transformative change and prevent breaches of countersanctions
    • Structuring and restructuring transactions to ensure compliance with sanction requirements
  • Financial Services Regulation:
    • Legal advice on all aspects of regulatory compliance and contentious issues involving the financial sector, banking, capital markets and investment fund sectors
    • Assessment of the “as-is” compliance system from a legal perspective and recommendations for risk mitigation, development and implementation of the required controls
  • Insurance:
    • Counseling on compliance with the legal and regulatory framework
    • Assessment of the “as-is” compliance system from a legal perspective and recommendations for risk mitigation, development and implementation of the required controls.
  • Energy:
    • Advice on legal and regulatory matters pertinent to the energy and resources sector, such as licensing requirements, tariff regulation, restrictions for foreign investors, etc.
    • Structuring business establishment in compliance with energy & resources regulations
    • Precedent check-in of compliance with requirements (ahead of state inspections)
  • Industrial regulation:
    • Advice on legal regulatory matters regarding universal requirements (industrial safety, environmental protection) and requirements specific to various industrial sectors (admittance to construction etc.)
    • Structuring business establishment in compliance with energy & resources regulations
    • Precedent check-in of compliance with requirements (in preparation for state inspections)

Key contacts

Yury Veremeiko

Yury Veremeiko

Manager, Tax & Legal

Yury has over 19 years of tax and legal consulting experience in Belarus. Yury has extensive experience in international legal and tax structuring, including risk assessment for intragroup services, t... More