Igor Akimov

Managing Partner, Attorney at law

Email: i.akimov@edaslawfirm.ru

Practice area: Corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust regulation

Languages: Russian, English

participates in all projects regarding significant M&A transactions, represents our clients in corporate and antitrust judicial disputes.

Additional Information

  • Education: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Law, graduated in 2001
  • Member of Association of Antimonopoly Experts
  • Member of the Expert Council under Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia in the field of metallurgy
  • Member of the International Bar Association
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  • Included in the List of Recommended Lawyers in Russia by the Best Lawyers Ranking majoring in antitrust and corporate law since the year 2014

Relevant (significant) experience

  • Sale of a 50% stake in the mineral fertilizer manufacturer, conclusion of a partnership agreement (Agreement of Company Members)
  • Creation of a joint venture with participation of an international investor on the basis of the metallurgical enterprise in Ural Region, structuring and support of the transaction in several jurisdictions
  • Acquisition of an enterprise of the chemical industry (producer of mineral fertilizers) in the Volga Federal District
  • Acquisition of a construction company, one of the largest businesses in the Far East Region, structuring and support of that transaction in several jurisdictions
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  • Successful representation of interests of the coal mine beneficiary in the dispute on recovery of losses
  • Successful representation of interests of the Nakhodka Port Terminal in the Russian FAS Commission and representation of its interests in arbitration courts when challenging the Commission's decision.