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4.3. M&A Deals: Trends and Challenges for the Russian Business

Track: 4. Investments. Finance


In the discussion with the audience, the speakers will share their relevant views about the M&A development trends in Russia and abroad and talk about their experience in making the deals under the Russian law.

In particular, the session is going to discuss:

  • current M&A trends in the steel and oil product markets;
  • specific features of making the deals with Chinese and Indian partners;
  • experience of using the Russian law for M&A deal structuring.


Maxim Rasputin

Counsel, Attorneys at Law 'Ivanyan & Partners'


Grigoriy Gadzhiev

Partner, Linklaters CIS

Anton Egorov

Vice President for Legal Affairs, EvrazHolding

Aleksandr Ermolenko

Partner, FBK Legal

Yuliya Lazareva

Vice-President of the Legal Department, Russian Direct Investment Fund

Ekaterina Novikova

Head of the Legal Department of M&A Transactions, Gazprombank

Scott Senecal

Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Danil Smirnyagin

Head of Corporate and International Projects Legal Support, Gazprom Neft PJSC

Alexander Tarabrin

General Counsel, Otkritie Holding JSC

*This schedule may be subject to change