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Russia

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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News: 02 DECEMBER 2021

A&O advising VEON on the sale of its mobile network towers in Russia

Allen & Overy is advising VEON and PJSC VimpelCom on the sale of towers in Russia to Service-Telecom for a total of RUB70.65bn (USD970million) which completed on 1 December 2021.

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Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

Sustainability-linked loans in Russia: a hot market

When it comes to sustainable lending, the Russian loan market is punching above its weight. Many of Russia’s leading corporates have raised ESG or sustainability-linked loans (in some cases, multiple…

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Climate change mitigation; climate change adaptation; net zero; decarbonisation; COP26; CBD COP15

Blog Post: 08 OCTOBER 2021

International reaction to the EU's proposed CBAM

There has been something of a mixed response to the EU’s proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). At the seventh meeting of BRICS environment ministers in New Delhi in August, the statement…

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Webinar: International sanctions 2021 update

Publications: 14 JULY 2021

Webinar: International sanctions 2021 update

The panellists on this webinar discussed recent U.S., EU, UK and PRC sanctions developments, in particular in regards to China, Myanmar, Russia, Belarus and Iran. 

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