The global computer game industry continues showing a steady growth, and Belarusian gamedev companies are among the leaders of the "world ranking" - the total number of downloads of mobile games of Belarusian developers has already exceeded 1 bln per year.
Aleinikov & Partners' work covers a wide range of issues, from working under publishing agreements, profit sharing agreements, including with key members of the gamedev team, user agreements (EULAs), privacy policies, to interacting with Apple, Google, Steam, and other platforms on game distribution.
We also advise in the field of eSports, including on the transfer of eSports players and related taxation, contracts with players, coaches and managers, and agreements on participation in tournaments.
Advising Vizor Games, a Belarus' leading mobile game developer, on an investment transaction with Playrix, one of the world's largest gamedev companies.
Advising Melesta Games, the Belarusian mobile game developer, on an investment transaction with Wargaming, a developer of the world-popular games World of Tanks and World of Warships.
Advising IGRO TEK, a Belarusian development office of Mail.ru Group (My.Games), on applying for a status of HTP resident with a project in the field of product development for the PC games and consoles market.
Advising Awem Games, an international developer and publisher of mobile games, on IP rights protection, publishing, structuring activities within a group of companies, and corporate taxation.
Advising Vizor Games on eSports activities, including the inclusion of eSports in the list of activities allowed for carrying out under the HTP regime, preparation of documents for registration of relations with coaches and eSports players, regulations for their participation in tournaments, bootcamps, and promotional events.
Marketplace manager at Deal.by
Aleinikov&Partners law firm perfectly coped with negotiation on solving of controversial situation with the former operator of Deal.by platform. We are absolutely satisfied with both the process and the result. There is no doubt that the сooperation with Aleinikov & Partners is the case when any business-critical issues can be effectively solved by external consultants. There are no ‘’one-size-fits-all” approach to the problem solving for lawyers of Aleinikov&Partners, because their work is always based on the clients’ specific needs and they do everything possible to respond to these needs.
Head of Legal Department of Unitary Enterprise «Velcom»
Aleinikov&Partners’ specialists proved themselves as professionals in the field of IT. The main quality of the company's lawyers is the ability to anticipate the development of the situation in various directions. Deep involvement in work on a particular legal problem forms a positive image of the company and objective assessment of the situation allows to achieve the goals.
Top Manager of Wargaming & Melsoft
We have been cooperating with Aleinikov&Partners law firm on various issues for several years. The representatives of this company are friendly, decent as well as always attentive to the issues in question. Especially I would like to emphasize their deep understanding of the specifics how start-ups work and the nuances of companies which entire into the cross-border market. In my opinion, Aleinikov&Partners is the absolute leader in the number of top-level transactions in the IT-field and the Game Industry in our country.
Aleinikov&Partners Law Firm advised Austrian Kapsch TrafficCom in regard to implementation of the investment project on creating in the Republic of Belarus of the national electronic tolling system for motor vehicles on selected roads.
Aleinikov & Partners and IT Park of Uzbekistan have signed a Cooperation Agreement. Aleinikov & Partners becomes IT Park’s international outside adviser in connection with the improvement of a regulatory framework for the development of the IT industry in Uzbekistan as the firm had been experienced successful work with the Belarus Hi-Tech Park in this respect
Aleinikov & Partners has been advised Service Desk, a subsidiary of BPS Sberbank and a member company of Sberbank Group, which deals with software development for banking and financial activities, on joining the Hi-Tech Park