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6TH FLOOR, 17 SKAKOVAYA STREET, 125040 MOSCOW, RUSSIA
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Work +7 495 234 9692
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www.alrud.com

Russia

Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s Vassily Rudomino has notable expertise in domestic and cross-border capital markets transactions, and corporate partner Alexander Zharskiy is a key name for public offerings and private placement matters. Anton Dzhuplin advised Russian Direct Investment Fund on its co-investment into the ‘Smart Grids’ infrastructure project. Other clients include Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank.

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 1

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s ‘well-connected’ team is ‘highly knowledgeable on merger control issues’. ‘A thought leader in the antitrust sphere’, Vassily Rudomino has ‘excellent relationships with the FAS’. The team is representing NYK Line and Maersk Line in an ongoing cartel investigation.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

ALRUD Law Firm

The team at ALRUD Law Firm has ‘great industry knowledge’. Department head Irina Anyukhina advises on HR compliance, internal investigations, restructuring and trade union matters.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 4

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s ‘large team of professional lawyers’ is ‘highly experienced in Russian and international projects’, and has ‘a great understanding of practical business issues’. Andrey Zharskiy heads the practice, and advised Mechel on the $500m sale of its coal assets to Gazprombank. Anton Dzhuplin is the other name to note.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s IP practice covers transactional matters, trade mark prosecution, and portfolio protection and management. Maria Ostashenko heads the IP, data protection and commercial practice. Irina Anyukhina is the other name to note.

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PPP and infrastructure projects
PPP and infrastructure projects - ranked: tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s team is ‘responsive and highly qualified’. Highlights included advising RDIF on a RUB2.7bn co-investment with Mubadala in the smart grids infrastructure project. Andrey Zharskiy is ‘a practical, commercially oriented and dedicated leader’.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s ‘professional team of lawyers’ is ‘highly experienced in Russian and international projects’, and has ‘a great understanding of practical business issues’. Andrey Zharskiy heads the team and Anton Dzhuplin handles infrastructure-related matters.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm advised Totvs on its joint venture with National Computer Corporation. Practice head Anton Dzhuplin and employment specialist Irina Anyukhina are the key names.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s broad practice encompasses corporate tax, property, succession planning and international tax matters. Senior partner Maxim Alekseyev heads the practice, where counsel Elena Novikova is also a name to note.

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Russia: Banking and finance

Borrower side
Banking and finance: borrower side - ranked: tier 2

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s ‘efficient and capable’ team assisted Mechel with a $500m restructuring of its debts to various creditors and advised Kopeisky Mashinostroitelny Zavod on a project financing arranged by Eurochem Usolsky Potash. Anton Dzhuplin heads the team, which includes Alexander Zharskiy.

Leading individuals

Alexander Zharskiy - ALRUD Law Firm

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Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s Maxim Alekseyev recently advised Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) on the $390m financing of a combined-cycle cogeneration plant. Alexander Zharskiy is the practice head. Sberbank is also a client.

Leading individuals

Alexander Zharskiy - ALRUD Law Firm

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Russia: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Moscow
Commercial, corporate and M&A: Moscow - ranked: tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm

ALRUD Law Firm’s team has ‘a great understanding of the practical issues concerning business in Russia’, and provides ‘comprehensive and easy-to-read advice’. Clients include Technodinamika, Gazprom Neft and New Idea Investment Company; the group advised the latter on the sale of participatory shares in OBI. Alexander Zharskiy heads the practice and Anton Dzhuplin is also noted.

Leading individuals

Alexander Zharskiy - ALRUD Law Firm

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Russia: Dispute resolution

Litigation
Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm

At ALRUD Law Firm, highlights included representing Maersk Line, as appellant, in challenging FAS’ decision to charge it with anticompetitive practices. Practice head Vassily Rudomino has expertise in cross-border disputes.

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