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Bulat Zhambalnimbuev

Co-Head of Russian Corporate


Zhambalnimbuev Bulat
Bulat Zhambalnimbuev

Co-Head of Russian Corporate


Bulat is a Co-Head of Russian corporate practice based in Moscow. He joined Allen & Overy in 2006 and has more than fifteen years’ experience of advising both Russian and foreign investors, including major Russian state-owned companies and multinational corporations, on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, capital raisings, including both private and public offerings, general corporate and antitrust matters. His experience includes transactions in a wide range of sectors with a particular focus on TMT, oil and gas, mining, power and financial institutions. 

Bulat is recognised as a leading Corporate and M&A lawyer by IFLR1000, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe and as the "Next generation partner" in Commercial, corporate and M&A by Legal 500 EMEA 2020. The current edition of Best Lawyers in Russia named Bulat a leading lawyer in corporate law, M&A and banking and finance law. 

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Publications: 22 JULY 2021

Virgin Active, Hurricane Energy and the future of the cross-class cramdown

In this alert, we look at the recent Virgin Active and Hurricane Energy restructuring plans. Stakeholders should continue to see the restructuring plan as an important tool for the implementation of…

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diversity and inclusion

Blog Post: 22 JULY 2021

What is meant by diversity and inclusion?

Ask anyone what is meant by diversity and inclusion in the workplace and they are likely to give an answer along the followings lines: Diversity is about having the presence of different…

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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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LLB, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, 2005

Specialist, Law, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, 2006