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Sergey Ermolenko

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FBK Legal

Work Department

  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute resolution


Head of practice, PhD in Law


Sergey Ermolenko manages projects in the field of antitrust regulation including advice on advertising and antitrust laws, coordination of transactions with the antimonopoly body within the framework of M&A projects, public procurement legal support, including representing clients in disputes at the antimonopoly bodies and courts of arbitration.
He also has experience in providing actual support to different business processes which cover his immediate participation in litigations on a wide range of issues (real estate, corporate disputes, bankruptcy, debt collection), carrying out all the registration actions required by the government authorities as well as support in enforcement proceedings.
Sergey is recommended by The Legal 500 EMEA rating and Kommersant newspaper.


Russian, English


Member of Non-Commercial Partnership ‘Competition Experts Association’


2013 – Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy; PhD in law
2009 – Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy (Diploma with honors)



Within: Competition

Headed by Sergey Ermolenko, the competition team at FBK Legal successfully represented major electronic retailer in proceedings brought by the FAS concerning alleged unfair advertising. The group also handles contentious and non-contentious matters for notable clients such as Russian Fishery Company, Gazprom and Yamaha Motor CIS.

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Dispute resolution: Litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: Litigation

FBK Legal's litigation team handles commercial, competition and tax-related conflicts, the recovery of damages and bankruptcy disputes. Elena Bokareva is representing Gazprom transgaz Stavropol in a series of disputes brought by a landowner seeking compensation following the building of a gas pipeline. Practice head Alexander Ermolenko and Sergey Ermolenko are experienced in handling cases against regulatory authorities.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

FBK Legal’s practice is headed by Alexander Ermolenko. Highlights included advising Yamaha Motor CIS on the use of its trade mark by distributors and representing Sesderma in combatting the illegal use of its trade mark. Sergey Ermolenko is another name to note.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

FBK Legal is able to draw on its expertise from the dispute resolution and corporate teams in handling complex insolvency matters on the side of the borrower and also acting for creditors in the recovery of debt. Alexander Ermolenko and Natalya Lezhennikova are assisting long-standing client Sberbank with conducting a thorough due diligence and assessment of associated risks relating to indebted companies as well as for the debtor’s subsidiaries. Sergey Ermolenko assisted Central Geological Company with setting up a debt-repayment plan for TNI, an insolvent company acquired by the client.

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