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Allen & Overy Legal Services provides a comprehensive service to clients wishing to do business in the Russian Federation, combining international experience with local expertise.

Allen & Overy’s Moscow office is the headquarters of the firm’s Global Russia Practice Group, which comprises some 150 lawyers (both Russian and internationally qualified) based in Moscow, London, New York, Continental Europe and Asia. The Global Russia Practice Group operates as an integrated team, able to draw on resources throughout the Group as necessary.

We have over 40 years of experience of advising on transactions concerning the former Soviet Union and we have been particularly active in Russia since 1993, when Allen & Overy Legal Services opened its Moscow office. Allen & Overy Legal Services in Moscow has the team of lawyers who are capable of advising on all aspects of English, Russian and U.S. law, with a particular focus on banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets, real estate and dispute resolution.

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Publications: 21 APRIL 2021

Developments in US sanctions targeting Russia

The Biden administration has issued new sanctions on Russian individuals and entities as well as prohibitions on US financial institutions' transactions with Russia's Central Bank, National Wealth…

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Publications: 01 DECEMBER 2020

New Law on Digital Financial Assets and Digital Currencies: key innovations in Russia

The Russian federal law on digital financial assets and digital currencies was signed and published on 31 July 2020 with most of its provisions taking effect on 1 January 2021.

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Publications: 08 OCTOBER 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Insolvency Moratorium is extended until January 2021

Third follow-up on our alert of 10 April 2020.

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Publications: 07 AUGUST 2020

Russia: Law on categories of investors has been adopted

The Federal law dividing all investors in the financial market into two categories, regulating investment activities carried out by individuals and reforming the procedure by which non-qualified…

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