On June 10, 2014 Yingke Law Firm held its Russian Office's Grand Opening ceremony and reception banquet in Moscow. Yingke Law Firm Russia office operates through exclusive cooperation between Yingke and Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners.
Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners was established in 2006 through a merger of leading corporate lawyers’ team headed by Alexander Nektorov with a group of ‘litigators’ from the Law Firm “ANSV Partners: legal services”. Due to the merger, the “Nektorov, Saveliev and Partners” Law Firm could unite in one team the best Russian specialists in the sphere of financial and corporate transactions and litigations. Besides, due to the maintenance and consolidation of competence, skills and professional resources and relations, as well as boutique individual approach, the Company can render exclusive and complex services of a very high quality. It has been regarded as a leading Russian law firm with extensive practical experience.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
We also advise on regulatory, banking, finance, investment and customs law.
Key Focus Areas:
“The firm has an enviable reputation amongst international law firms for the quality of their advice on local issues.” – The Legal 500
ENGLISH LAW & LAW OF OTHER JURISDICTIONS
Key Focus Areas:
SPA, SHA, joint venture agreements and finance agreements (loans, facilities etc.).
Advantages for Our Clients
High-quality international legal services at a reasonable price.
We aim to provide high-quality international legal services at a reasonable price. Where necessary, we work with a small group of experienced foreign lawyers, thus reducing the cost of our services while using experts of the same calibre as at large international firms.
Close collaboration with leading law firms in foreign jurisdictions.
For advice on highly specialized issues involving the law of foreign jurisdictions, we work in conjunction with our international network partners. In so doing, we assume responsibility for the overall quality of the services provided to clients and coordinate all work of local counsel, engaging only trusted partners.
Advised on restructuring the client’s debt, including securitization of a portion of the debt. The mandate included preparing an agreement governed by English law and a set of related agreements governed by English or Russian law.
Advised on the applicability to the bank of US and EU sanctions in connection with the events in Ukraine.
Advised on protection of minority shareholder rights and approval of long-term bonus agreements and a shareholder agreement, including issues of protection of value, protection in the event of a change of control, and other issues under English and Russian law.
Prepared an English law governed outsourcing agreement for accounting and management services.
Prepared and approved an English law governed agreement on the sale and purchase of Maginfo, a regional Internet provider.
Prepared and approved English law governed documentation in the framework of an M&A transaction.
Prepared an English law governed sale and purchase agreement relating to membership interests in the company, with a flexible price formula.
Advised on the acquisition of Cortes Information and Analytical Centre by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information. The transaction was structured under English law.
Key Focus Areas:
Advising Russian companies on entering the Asian market;
Advising Asian companies on entering the Russian market.
UC Mobile (Alibaba Group)
Advised on the establishment and activities of a Russian IT, software and e-commerce company.
Represented the client in the framework of an anti-dumping investigation concerning technology exported from China, and advised on restructuring its accounts receivable in Russia; advised on the creation of a joint venture with the MAZ group in Belarus; advised on localization of machinery production in Russia.
Advised on the opening of a representative office in China, including preparation of the relevant documents, advising on a lease agreement for office premises and other issues.
Advised on the possibility of issuing bonds in China and determining the steps that would need to be taken to surmount the existing hindrances.
Advised on tax aspects of exporting electricity to China, including with regard to VAT.
Advised on protection of intellectual property when doing business in China.
Partner (corporate, M&A, capital markets, investment projects).
Education: Universities, colleges attended, degrees and qualifications (with years attained)
Skolkovo Moscow School of Management (Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration and Management, 2014 – 2015); National Research University – Higher School of Economics (law faculty) (earlier – State University – Higher School of Economics, 2006 - 2009); Academy economic safety of the Russian Interior Ministry (earlier – Academy of tax police of the Russian Tax Police Federal Agency) (financial law department, graduated with honors). Alexander is certified by the Russian Financial Regulator with the following qualifications: series 1.0 (brokerage and dealing activities), 4.0 (depository activity), 5.0 (management of investment funds, 2001 - 2006).
Alexander is a leader on transactions in the sphere of corporate law, capital markets, M&A and antimonopoly law. Alexander has experience in structuring of major corporate and commercial ventures and in advising on significant regulatory issues regarding operations in different sectors of business activity, including energy, telecom, retail etc.
Leading the international practice of the firm, including the structuring of complex transactions in different jurisdictions, advising Russian businesses investing abroad and foreign businesses investing in Russia.
MGIMO-University (PhD, World Economy, International Economic Relations, 2002 – 2006); MGIMO-University (MA, International Trade Law, 2002 – 2003); Tamkang University (certified graduate, Chinese Language and Culture, 2001 – 2002); MGIMO-University (BA, Russian Law, International Law, Chinese, English, French, 1997 – 2001).
After graduation from the international law faculty of MGIMO-University in 2001 Marat joined the international legal department at Gazprom, Russia's biggest gas producer. In 2008 left Gazprom to join a private equity/venture capital management company Vi Holding as senior counsel. In 2010 left Vi Holding to head the projects and international business legal department at Inter RAO, a Russian major energy company with international business. In 2013 Marat joined Threefold Legal Advisors LLC, a Russian legal boutique firm, as a partner. In 2014 Marat left the boutique to head the international practice at Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners as a partner.
Russian, English, Chinese, French, Italian
Partner (tax communication, tax dispute resolution)
He has been a partner and a head of NSP’s tax practice for the last 5 years. He specializes in all tax matters, including tax litigation and consultancy, structuring of deals and large holdings. He leads the Corporate Taxation course in National Research University “Higher School of Economics”.
State University – Higher School of Economics (law faculty, graduated with honors)
Partner (dispute resolution, corporate and M&A).
State University Higher School of Economics (law faculty); Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences (post graduate department); Russian School of Private Law under the President of RF (Magistrate department).
Sergey specializes in dispute settlements in courts, has profound experience in corporate disputes, real estate dispute. Sergey has completed more than three hundred successful proceedings. He is also known as a specialist in overruling precedents in the Higher Commercial Court (four cases during the last year).
Partner (M&A, capital markets, corporate)
Since 2010, Anastasia has been managing major capital markets and M&A deals at Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners (NSP). Anastasia is expert in corporate law securities, restructuring and reorganization, antitrust compliance of transactions, she also has a good command in the areas of securitization and mortgage loans. Amongst Anastasia’s major projects the most notable are the deals involving non-proportional reorganization of OJSC Bashkirenergo and phased consolidation in OJSC Inter RAO’s energy assets in Russia and abroad, as well as the investment projects of Agency of Strategic Initiatives, OJSC Silvinit’s acquisition by OJSC Uralkali, and IPOs of OJSC Abrau-Durso and RTS Exchange.
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Law 2004 – 2009