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Alan V. Kartashkin

Alan V. Kartashkin

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Moscow, RUS

Alan Kartashkin is a partner based in the Moscow office. His practice focuses on M&A, securities and corporate finance.

Mr. Kartashkin is recommended as one of the leading lawyers for M&A, capital markets and aviation matters in Russia by Chambers and Vedomosti: Best Lawyers. He is also included in Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers. In Chambers Global (2013), Mr. Kartashkin is cited as “an excellent lawyer in the sphere of cross-border M&A.” and in Chambers Europe (2013), he is described as a “multi-talented corporate and finance lawyer" where clients note “he has a sharp, analytical mind” and “is a fantastic representative of the firm”.

Mr. Kartashkin advises boards of directors and special committees of independent directors of leading Russian companies on corporate governance issues. He has led some of the largest public M&A transactions in Russia, including the mergers of Uralkali with Silvinit and RTS with MICEX. Mr. Kartashkin has represented major Russian enterprises in public equity and debt offerings in the international capital markets, including premium listings on the London Stock Exchange, as well as in a diverse range of financing transactions.

Mr. Kartashkin’s publications include “Russian Sanctions: Six Things Every GP Should Know,” Private Funds Management (December 2014), “Buyback Of Russian Equities Through Tender Offers,” CEE Legal Matters (December 2014), “United States Expands Sanctions on Russia, Introduces Limited Sectoral Sanctions against Russian Companies,” Pratt’s Energy Law Report (October 2014), “News from the BRICs: Bringing Money and Data Back to Russia,” FCPA Update (July 2014, Vol. 5, No. 12), “Capital Resources,” Mining Journal (September 2013) and “How Russia joining the World Trade Organization affects aviation,” Corporate Jet Investor (November 2012).

Mr. Kartashkin received his J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1996, and a law degree with honors from the Moscow State Institute for International Relations in 1993. He is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to practice law in Russia.


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