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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: 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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Publications: 11 JUNE 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Judicial rescheduling during the Insolvency Moratorium in Russia

Second follow-up on our alert of 10 April 2020

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Publications: 27 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Insolvency Moratorium is now optional in Russia

Follow-up on our publication dated 14 April 2020   

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Publications: 14 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Insolvency Moratorium in Russia

On 6 April 2020, the Russian Government introduced a six-month moratorium preventing creditors from initiating bankruptcy proceedings against certain debtors (the Insolvency Moratorium).[1]

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