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Pavel Shevtsov



Pavel Shevtsov



Pavel has advised clients on licensing issues (including regulatory authorisations), FCA conduct of business and custody rules, AIFMD, UCITS IV, EU Transparency Directive and EU Short Selling Regulations and has led the restructuring of clients’ operations following the introduction of new legislation. He has also led multi-jurisdictional surveys of financial markets and securities laws. 

His day-to-day practice also includes advising a large number of institutional investors around the world on their investment arrangements. This includes (1) public and private fund investments (both cornerstone and smaller amounts), single investor mandates and co-investment arrangements covering all asset classes, and (2) negotiating other documentation, including terms of business, investment management, custody, brokerage, prime brokerage and securities lending agreements.

"Pavel Shevtsov has provided us with a consistently excellent level of service and expertise.” Legal 500, Investment Funds, 2021

"In one highlight, a group led by Pavel Shevtsov reviewed over 50 investment management agreements for various pension funds and sovereign wealth funds for investments totalling over £30bn." Legal 500, Investment Funds, 2020

“We have had a very positive experience with the team as a whole. Pavel Shevtsov and the rest of the team are knowledgeable and responsive." Legal 500, Investment Funds, 2020 

News & insights

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Publications: 09 APRIL 2021

Opportunity and optimism: Review of the UK funds regime - a call for input by the UK government

In a post-Brexit world, the UK government is contemplating significant reform of the tax and various regulatory features of its funds regime.

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Publications: 30 OCTOBER 2020

UK Government response to the consultation on corporate transparency and PSC register reform

The UK Government has published proposals to increase the transparency of UK corporate entities, including companies and limited partnerships, and enhance the role of Companies House.

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Publications: 04 SEPTEMBER 2020

A great deal more or a great deal less? ILPA’s new deal-by-deal model LPA

In July 2020, the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) released its “deal-by-deal” model private equity limited partnership agreement (LPA), which encourages the adoption of a hybrid…

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Publications: 31 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: NAV issues in open-ended real estate funds

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting government lockdowns have brought intense volatility both to financial markets and the real economy, and a sharp return of challenges that confronted asset managers…

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