FBK Legal Grant Thornton
FBK Group, established in 1990, is one of Russia’s oldest consulting groups.
FBK provides services to leading Russian and international companies in the following major areas:
• corporate law, bankruptcy, IP, reorganisation, M&A,
antitrust law, dispute resolution (litigation);
• tax consulting and tax dispute resolution;
• financial, accounting, management
and IT consulting;
• financial statements audit;
• business education.
Over 60-lawyer strong highly professional team made up of attorneys at law, tax advisers and legal analysts with profound hands-on experience in providing support for large-scale international, national and private projects makes the FBK’s legal arm. The Firm is focused on such sectors as oil&gas, aviation, retail and pharmaceuticals, and investments in the real estate.
FBK’s major clients include the Central Bank of Russia, PJSC Gazprom, State Corporation Rosatom, PJSC Air Company Alrosa, EuroChem, Sberbank, McDonald’s, Yamaha Motor CIS, FANUC, BNS Group, Cathay Pacific Airways, Knauf, Wintershall, Nestlé
FBK group provides services in full compliance with the requirements of international standards. In 2014, the Firm joined Grant Thornton International Ltd. (GTIL) international network of independent audit and advisory firms. GTIL has 700 offices and
more than 42,000 employees all over the world.
FBK’s lawyers have been repeatedly recommended by Russian and international ratings, including Chambers&Partners, The Legal 500 EMEA, Best Lawyers, World Tax, World Transfer Pricing, Pravo.Ru-300 and the Kommersant
FBK has been promoting its client’s business development for 25 years and has been seriously committed to addressing the challenges its clients face. The company provides best-in-class services and is committed to finding new solutions responding to ever changing market conditions.
Moreover, FBK has remained a point of attraction as an intellectual center for many years. FBK’s researches, conferences, expert reviews and workshops have always been in demand in a variety of areas of knowledge and in many groups of the Russian society.
We genuinely believe that the world-changing commitment is not achieved by solo effort, a team of like-minded people is crucial. We generously share our experience and expertise with our colleagues and it is mutually beneficial for all stakeholders.
FBK jointly with the Lomonosov Moscow State University holds an annual large-scale applied research conference “December Debates”.
We actively participate in a number of educational initiatives designed for under- and postgraduate students and implemented by such prominent law schools of higher education as Lomonosov Moscow State University, Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy and other.
FBK Legal developed a dedicated course of presentations for the students of the MSLA “The Magical Mystery Tour” which covers legal aspects of business and which is designed in such a way so that the students could gain hands-on experience in addressing real-life legal cases.
FBK Legal is also an organising partner of “Summer Master Workshop” established by the Law Department of the MSU and is proactively involved in delivering a series of pro bono practical workshops for students known as “Nachitka”. Besides, FBK Legal
provides support in the implementation of a project by the Higher School of Economics “International Criminal Moot Court”.
Another critical aspect of the Firm’s research and advisory activities is participation in the FBK Economic Club. The Club has been a unique discussion forum for over 15 years, it brings together mass media people and renowned economists, lawyers, politicians and officials to discuss a broad variety of issues.