Corporate conflicts/Hostile takeover protection

Over the past 10 years the team of S&K Vertical have gained a vast expertise in the settlement of corporate conflicts, protection against hostile takeovers and raiding. We participated in 26 major conflicts in the territory of Russia from Kaliningrad to eastern Siberia developed and implemented over 100 preventive asset protection programs.


  • preventive measures against hostile takeovers
  • consolidation of share packages and rights management on behalf of the Client
  • preparation and holding general meetings of shareholders/board meetings for the Client
  • development and implementation of programs of legal action in a conflict;
  • establishing corporate control over the enterprise
  • legal protection in bankruptcy proceedings
  • establishing physical control over the enterprise
  • informational support in a conflict/ PR crisis

Selected projects of our lawyers:

  • dispute around one of the largest telecommunications companies in Russia;
  • Ilim Pulp vs. the corporate structures of Basic Element;
  • Containerships Co. vs. Rosstroi
  • ZAO North-Western Timber Corporation vs. banking structures
  • OAO Housing Maintenance vs. MDM Bank
  • OAO Frukon dispute
  • Lada-Service vs. raiders
  • conflicts around Izmeron, Izolyacionniy Zavod, Recond, UM-242, UM-2, ZAO Avtobusinesscenter, ZAO Baltic Construction Group, OOO Dom Na Moike, Company VATIMA, Nevsky Trading House, ZAO TOKEM,, OAO Food Aromatics Factory, Composite Group, Kolpino Food Plant, International Center of Reproductive Medicine, ZAO Ravelin, ZAO Rossima, OAO APO TAITSY, OGRE Trading House, "Elizarovskiy Mall", ELLIAS etc.