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Russia Capital Markets practice


Tamer Amara is a partner in Dentons Moscow office and the head of Russia Capital Markets practice. He specialises in cross-border financing transactions (principally on capital markets), derivatives and financial regulatory advice. He has over 20 years of experience acting for financial institutions and corporates in the context of debt capital markets, margin lending and repos, and also advises on restructuring and liability management exercises in the capital markets space, with a particular focus on Russia, the CIS, and Central and Southern Europe.

Tamer is also recognised by clients and legal directories as a leading derivatives and financial regulatory practitioner in Russia and advises on FX, equity and commodity derivatives, and equity-linked transactions. He is a member of the Russian Derivatives Expert Committee and regularly advises the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and other Russian regulatory bodies on draft securities markets and derivatives legislation and regulations.


Russian, English


Moscow State University, 1998, Law Degree

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Banking and finance: Borrower side

Dentons’ banking practice has benefited from the recruitment of cross-border finance specialist Tamer Amara, who joined from Clifford Chance in July 2018. The team is led by the dual-qualified Timothy Stubbs, who counts European Investment Bank, VTB Capital and Rosgosstrakh as clients. Evgenia Laurson advises on project finance and pre-export facilities, while Andrej Strijak and counsel Dennis Montgomery are experienced in acquisition and export finance. Highlights included advising Eurochem on a $750m five-year unsecured club financing with a group of banks, including mandated lead arrangers BNP Paribas Bank and Citibank (London branch), and assisting Raven Russia with a $65m secured loan facility for the refinancing of a warehouse complex near Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg.

Russia > Capital markets

Dentons significantly bolstered its capital markets capabilities by recruiting Tamer Amara and Filipp Petyukov from Clifford Chance. Department head Amara has extensive expertise in debt capital markets, margin lending and repos, restructuring and liability management across Russia, the CIS, and Central and Southern Europe. Clients include Export Insurance Agency of Russia, Agricultural Bank of China (Luxembourg branch) and Santander.