Sergey Komolov is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Moscow office and practices in the areas of public and private finance, corporate acquisitions, investment and commercial banking, bank and corporate restructurings, and general corporate and transactional advice. Mr. Komolov has been involved in a number of ground-breaking mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and other complex transactions in Russia and abroad. His clients include some of the biggest Russian corporations.Previously, Mr. Komolov served as general counsel to the United Export Import Bank, one of the largest Russian financial institutions. In this capacity, Sergey oversaw a variety of complex projects and transactions, including private and syndicated borrowings, bond and note transactions, structured financings, securities and derivative deals, establishment of investment funds, securitizations, and bank mergers. He also played a crucial role in the successful restructuring of the bank, the first ever of a private Russian financial institution. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Mr. Komolov was Moscow deputy managing partner of another international law firm.Mr. Komolov has substantial experience in cross-border litigation and arbitration. He successfully co-managed several high-profile cases in London, New York, and other jurisdictions. He also is knowledgeable of the policies and practices of international financial institutions, having worked for the legal department of the World Bank.Before practicing law, Mr. Komolov had a distinguished career in the Russian diplomatic service, counselling the country's top diplomats on political and legal issues and rising to the rank of First Secretary. He is the author of a number of articles on legal and political issues in leading international and Russian publications.