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Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners was again noted in the “Corporate law” section of federal rating “”

According to the results of Pravo.Ru-300the annual rating of legal companies in Russia, the law firm Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners was again noted in the “Corporate law section offederal rating″.
Our Firm has been included in the corporate rating for the fourth year in a row. For us, it is always an excellent confirmation of the outstanding quality of our corporate practice. The company has gained extensive experience in legal support of transactions for the acquisition and sale of shares, shares and assets of Russian and foreign companies, in determining the optimal transaction structures and in representing interests in negotiations, conducting legal due diligence, preparing applications for obtaining antimonopoly authorisations, preparation of preliminary conditions of transactions (termsheets), sale and purchase agreements, preparation of the shareholders agreements,  joint ventures agreements, issue of shares and other operations with share capital, corporate restructurings under Russian and foreign law.
In the previous year, we were also included in the industry rating Arbitration Proceedings, which confirms the high class of our practice in dispute resolution. We actively represent clients in Russian Arbitrazh courts in disputes in the field of energy, corporate disputes, bankruptcy cases, international arbitration, as well as in foreign courts.
Also, we were previously twice listed in the rating in antitrust law and in the international arbitration rating.


Finals of WTO moot-court in All-Russian Foreign Trade Academy (RFTA)


Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners Law Firm sponsored the international WTO moot-court of 2018 which took place in All-Russian Foreign Trade Academy (later in text – «RFTA»), Moscow, on 22-23 November 2018.

Alexander Nadmitov, the Managing Partner of Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners, took part in the work of the jury. The international WTO moot-court competitions are a competitive demonstration by teams and individual participants of their knowledge of WTO law and their ability to apply it to cases covering measures likely to be taken or already taken by the WTO Bodies and/or Member States. Several famous Russian scientists and practitioners in the field of WTO law, as well as other leading scientists and specialists, became part of the jury. The first and the second places were taken by teams from RFTA of the Ministry of Economic Development; some students from Kazakhstan and Russian People’s Friendship University were also individually marked by the jury.


Sponsorship of the RCLS friendly football match


Nadmitov, Ivanov & Partners Law Firm sponsored friendly football match between Russia and Asia teams of lawyers, which took place on June 21, 2018 on the fields of the football academy “Spartak” in Sokolniki. Centre for Asian Legal Studies of the Law Faculty of the Moscow State University organized the event with the support of the Russia-China Law Society.


Sponsorship of the contest “Best Russian Legal Departments-2018”


Nadmitov, Ivanov & Partners Law Firm traditionally acts as a sponsor-partner of the contest “Best Legal Departments – 2018” according to the “Legal Insight” journal.

Award ceremony of the winners will take place on 30th May 2018 in Moscow and will be dedicated to the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

In 2018 legal departments of 66 companies are competing in the following categories:

  1. For establishment of the efficient interactive system between legal department and business-divisions of the company;
  2. For establishment of the efficient structure of the legal function;
  3. For automation of the legal work;
  4. For the best program of motivation, adaptation and promotion of lawyers;
  5. For efficient litigation work;
  6. For efficient litigation work: best offense;
  7. For efficient litigation work: best defense;
  8. For the best legal project;
  9. For efficient interaction with state authorities;
  10. For efficient management of legal and compliance-risks;
  11. For efficient property management;
  12. For establishment of the efficient system of corporate governance.


Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners ranked among top Litigation Practices of Russia


Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners was ranked among top 50 litigation practices in Russia by, a prestigious national online magazine having been placed at 45th position by the number of cases and 48th position by the number of lawsuits in Russian commercial courts.

Law firms, that had submitted to editorial board data on arbitration cases, in which they participated in 2017, participated in the ranking. In comparison with the previous year, the number of companies has increased more than twice and 80% more cases were researched (without taking into account bankruptcy cases).


Seminar on the tax amnesty in Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners Law Firm


On 4th April Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners Law Firm held a breakfast business meeting “Key aspects of the capital amnesty: version 2.0”. Speakers were the head of the tax practice Victor Arkhipov and Lyudmila Merkulova, independent expert on the foreign currency and tax law, PhD in Law, professor of the HSE Law Faculty.


Experts with an extensive work experience in preparation of tax amnesty declarations shared with audience actual information on this topic and practical experience they had acquired working on the client strategies.

Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners Law Firm has lots of experience in consulting and representing interests of tax payers in their interaction with tax authorities and is able to provide tax payers with legal help during the process of voluntary declaration of assets and accounts.


Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners among the top 3 practices in the field of legal support of ICO


Legal Insight magazine included Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners in the top 3 legal practices in the field of legal support of ICO. In January-February 2018 representatives of the magazine sent out requests to more than 400 law firms , asking about the completed and unfinished ICO, which they accompanied, and for information related to the interests of their clients in the field of blockchain and cryptocurrency transactions. There were  17 law firms, and only three of them were able to provide information on completed ICO, including Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners.

The largest projects of the company in this area include:

  • December, 2017: representing a foreign company in an acquisition transaction of an American company shares that have been paid by bitcoin. The firm was the first time advising on M & A transaction, where cryptocurrency was used as a counter satisfaction. The transaction was subject to the law of the state of New York.
  • July, 2017: consulting Singapore company Giga Watt on the construction project of the largest farm for mining cryptocurrency in North America. ICO ended and 22 million US dollars were attracted
  • Advising Singapore Cryptonomos (, a popular platform for conducting ICO.

In addition, Alexey Ivanov, co-founder of the firm, and Maxim Bashkatov , advisor on financial practice, co-authored the book “Blockchain at the peak of hype: legal risks and opportunities”, which was published in 2017.

Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners Law firm LLC actively advises clients on M&A transactions, on the blockchain, cryptocurrencies and ICO.

More information about practices in the field of legal support of ICO in the materials of Legal Insight:


Seminar on the reform of financial transactions regulation in Civil Code


On 16th March Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners Law Firm held a breakfast business meeting dedicated to the reform of financial transactions regulation in Civil Code of Russian Federation, which comes into force on 1st July 2018. The speaker was Maxim Bashkatov, Counsel in Finance practice of Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners Law Firm. Mr. Bashkatov teaches at the civil law department of the MSU law faculty, works as an editor-in-chief of the “Vestnik grazhdanskogo prava” magazine and has participated in legislative initiatives aimed at the development of the financial market legal regulation.


Maxim talked about some issues arising out of the new regulation of the loan agreements and credit contracts, assignment of rights and escrow with references to practical situations. Lawyers of the Russian companies of the industry and financial sector attended to this seminar.

Nadmitov. Ivanov and Partners Law Firm provides consultation on the wide range of the financial transactions (loans, credit, pledge, derivatives, escrow) and actively participates in the legislative process.


Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners ranked in Corporate Law/M&A and Litigation by Pravo.Ru-300



Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners Law firm has been noted influential Russian rating of “Pravo.Ru-300” in the categories Corporate Law/M&A and Litigation.

Our firm has been included in the rating of corporate practice for the third time, which confirms consistent quality of our corporate practice.

We have been also noted for the first time in the category Litigation  this year, which acknowledges the high level of our practice in dispute resolution. Our firm actively and effectively represented clients on disputes in the energy industry, corporate disputes, bankruptcy cases, international arbitration in arbitration tribunals and foreign courts.

We have been noted twice in the “Pravo.Ru-300” rating in the categories of competition law and international arbitration previously.



Launch of Chinese practice  


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Nadmitov, Ivanov & Partners Law Firm LLC is pleased to announce the launch of Chinese practice and appointment of Mr. Yu Qiang as the Head of China Desk. Mr. Yu Qiang is an expert on Chinese law in the field of intellectual property rights and antitrust laws.

Yu Qiang obtained a bachelor and master’s degree in China. Qiang conducted his PhD research at the Europa Institute of Leiden University Law School where he was awarded doctoral degree in law. Mr. Yu Qiang is a research fellow at the HSE — Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development and is also a research associate at the Law School of Sun Yat-Sen University.

Ekaterina Gerasimova is appointed as Deputy Head of China Desk to assist Mr. Yu.  Ekaterina graduated from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing, and previously held the position of Deputy Head of Legal Department at UGL Corporation Limited. In particular, Ekaterina was engaged in case management of all aspects of establishing and conducting business in China, including consulting on foreign investments, setting up joint ventures, taxation and dispute resolution. She is fluent in English, Chinese and Russian.

Law firm “Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners” provides structuring and legal support of private equity and venture investments from China to Russia (inbound) and from Russia to China (outbound).

Law firm “Nadmitov, Ivanov and Partners” has been providing quality legal services in the areas of corporate, finance and tax law and dispute resolution for leading Russian and foreign companies for nine years.