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 Best Lawyers. He is also included in Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Aviation Lawyers. In Chambers Global (2016), Mr. Kartashkin is cited as "one of the best lawyers in the market" where clients note that "he is very highly skilled" and in Chambers Europe (2016) he is described as "a brilliant lawyer" and "a key relationship manager".
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 "OFAC Updates Russia And Ukraine Sanctions Lists, Issues Advisory On Evasion Of Crimea Embargo," CEE Legal Matters (August, 2015);"EU Extends Ukraine-Related Sanctions," CEE Legal Matters (June, 2015); "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 joined the firm's New York office in 1996 and moved to the Moscow office in 2001. Mr. Kartashkin received his J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1996, and a law degree with honours from the Moscow State Institute for International Relations in 1993. He is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to practise law in Russia.