Alexander Abasov

Managing Partner, Moscow Office of Femida.US

Alexander Abasov
  • Client industries:
    • Energy;
    • Telecommunication;
    • Technology.
  • Practice focus:
    • Representation of Russian and international clients in complex corporate transactions in the CIS
    • Representation of Western clients in commercial operation in Eastern Europe in connection with regulatory compliance and cross border contract negotiations
    • Negotiation and drafting documents in connection with numerous major corporate transactions and privatizations, mergers and acquisitions, investment projects and corporate finance
  • Prior engagement and focus:
    • Participation in the preparation of several prominent production sharing agreements, including the Sakhalin project
    • Advising clients in connection with state tenders and bidding process relating to the restructuring and privatization of state-owned shareholdings of the largest Russian enterprises
    • Advised on and participated in drafting numerous laws and regulations in corporate, energy and business arcus
    • Senior Counsel with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P., Moscow, Russian Federation
    • Important positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Justice
    • Head of Legal of the Legal Directorate of the State Duma Body of the Federal Assembly
  • Education:
    • Law School of Moscow State University, Law Degree 1979.