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AB InBev Efes

Following the announcement in the middle of 2017 that AB InBev and Anadolu Efes would merge their businesses in Russia and Ukraine, the legal team at the core of the soon to be combined company provided an instrumental role to facilitate the deal. Under the leadership of seasoned professional and general counsel Oraz Durdyev, the …

ABB

One of the main areas of focus over the last two years for ABB’s five-person Russian legal department has been strengthening expertise in areas relevant to business, legal competence (knowledge, skills, behaviour) and cost, through the standardisation of documents (mainly, contracts) and simplification of processes. ‘Increasing effectiveness of contractual work involves selecting, training and implementing …

Abbott Laboratories

The last couple of years have been transformative for Abbott Laboratories’ 13-person Russian legal unit, as the department had to alter the ways in which it supports internal clients, moving away from a “doing everything” approach to focusing only on strategic, high value items. The introduction of new technological tools to help with the management …

Acron

With a healthy client base and an employee count measuring in five figures, Acron is among the leading lights of the Russian chemicals scene, with a product portfolio based around its core product of mineral fertilisers proving highly successful. It also provides full logistical support services for the shipment of its products, necessitating a close …

Aeroflot

The flag carrier of Russia has been operating an increasingly advanced fleet in recent years, with major orders for cutting-edge Airbus A350, Boeing 777 and Irkut MC-21 airliners on its current order books, and is regarded as one of the safest and most highly-regarded full-service airlines in the world. It has done this while focusing …

Alrosa

Dually headquartered in Mirny (Sakha Republic) and Moscow, Alrosa ranks as the largest diamond mining company by volume in the world, accounting for 95% of Russia’s diamond production and 28% of the global diamond extraction. Specialising in exploration, mining, manufacturing and sale of diamonds, the group operates major sites in Western Yakytia, the Arkhangelsk region …

Astellas Pharma Europe

Formed in 2005 as a result of the merger of two major Japanese companies – Fujisawa and Yamanouchi, Astellas Pharma currently ranks among the top 20 companies in the world, successfully managing an expansive business in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. As the company’s Russian business is related to the European branch of the …

Atomenergomash

Atomenergomash is the machines construction division of the Russian state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom that manufactures equipment for nuclear and thermal power plants as well as the shipbuilding, gas and petrochemical industries. With over 19,000 people employed at the company and its 20 power machine building subsidiaries, Atomenergomash designs and manufactures equipment installed on nuclear …

Banca Intesa

Banca Intesa’s legal team in Russia, headed by Alexander Bardugov, has had a somewhat challenging few years largely due to developments in civil legislation and the introduction of new approaches in law enforcement practice. This, coupled with the influence of sanctions and countersanctions through connected Russian and foreign legal acts has required the legal team …

BASF

The presence in Russia of the largest chemical company in the world, BASF, dates back to 1874 when the company made a decision to open a sales office in Moscow. Today BASF’s extensive portfolio of products in the country include chemicals, plastics, specialty products, plant protection products, as well as oil and natural gas. The …

Bashspirt

To say that the legal department at the Russian alcohol and alcoholic beverages manufacturer Bashspirt has had successful few years is an understatement. The function headed by Sergey Isanov has initiated and participated in several large scale projects with wide-reaching effects on the company. One such project involved the automation of work with contractors. ‘In …

BEL Development

Established in 2002, BEL Development has carved out a highly lucrative niche in the Russian real estate development market on the back of highly efficient internal practices that have allowed it to be successful in all segments of commercial and residential real estate in the markets it operates in – a rarity for companies within …

Capital Partners

The five-person legal department at leading property developer Capital Partners has been involved in some of the most ambitious property projects on the Russian markets in recent years, such as the Ritz-Carlton hotel and multifunctional complex Metropolis. Most recently the team led by Roman Gurochkin has impressed with its work on a newly-built shopping mall …

Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant

Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant is a major Russian enterprise involved in the manufacture of all types of steel pipes, currently accounting for 11% of Russia’s steel pipe output. Working with clients in various sectors such as energy, utilities and manufacturing, located across Russia, Japan, Iran and the US, the company relies heavily on its legal …

DELO Group

As one of the largest private transportation and logistics companies in Russia, Delo Group comprises port assets in the Azov-Black Sea, Baltic and Far Eastern basins and operates as a rail and multimodal operator of containerised cargo. The group currently owns and operates the stevedore holding DeloPorts, multimodal transport operator Ruscon and the leading operator …

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