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Ksenia Makovetskaya is an Associate in King & Spalding’s Moscow office. She is part of the Corporate, Finance and Investments practice and she is also the member of the International Arbitration and Litigation group.

Her primary areas of focus are corporate governance and compliance issues, conducting legal due diligence and regulatory  matters, including filings with Russian authorities.

Ksenia has wide experience participating in preparation of legal expert opinions on Russian law matters. She participated in several government investigation projects in Europe.

Ksenia also has extensive experience representing interests of clients from various jurisdictions (Europe and the US) before Russian courts, including cases involving contractual non-performance by Russian partners.

Ksenia is a member of the Russian Arbitration Association 40 (RAA40), Young ICCA network and Russian Association of Cryptoindustry and Blockchain (RACIB).

Publications

“Legal Entities and Civil Society in England”, Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation (Conference proceedings, Current problems of development of civil society), 2012.

“Evolution and Legal Regulation of Legal Entities in England”, International public and private law, 2013.

“Electronic Signature: Transformation from a Simple Algorithm into the Common Way of Business Operations”, International public and private law, 2013.

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Credentials

Law Degree, Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), cum laude

Russia

RAA 40

Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain (RACIB)

Young ICCA

English

German

Russian

Matters

Advising a major Austrian manufacturer and retailer of coffee with regard to sale of interest in its Russian subsidiary, complex contract support of the transaction.

Advising Russian subsidiary of biomérieux S.A. – a global leader company specializing in manufacture of reagents, hardware and software – for the in vitro diagnostics in relation with the liquidation of one of its Russian subsidiaries and other corporate matters.

Preparing legal advice for a Russian citizen having residence in Spain with regard to the succession law matters under Russian law, including immovable property located in Germany and shares in companies incorporated in various countries (including Germany, Liechtenstein and Spain).

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Advising a major Austrian manufacturer and retailer of coffee with regard to sale of interest in its Russian subsidiary, complex contract support of the transaction.

Advising Russian subsidiary of biomérieux S.A. – a global leader company specializing in manufacture of reagents, hardware and software – for the in vitro diagnostics in relation with the liquidation of one of its Russian subsidiaries and other corporate matters.

Preparing legal advice for a Russian citizen having residence in Spain with regard to the succession law matters under Russian law, including immovable property located in Germany and shares in companies incorporated in various countries (including Germany, Liechtenstein and Spain).

Participating in top-level negotiations with regard to the establishment of several joint ventures between a number of German companies for operation under a private-public partnership agreement; and advising on various legal matters in the course of implementation of this project.

Conducting corporate due diligence in various industries, including Oil & Gas, Company Industry and other.

Assisting with the preparation of legal expert opinions on various Russian law issues for a number of high-profile disputes before US state courts, the High Court of Justice (Queen's Bench Division), the Svea Court of Appeal and other tribunals.

Representing three major German and Austrian banks in the bankruptcy proceedings of the largest metallurgical plant in the Russian Far East region.

Representing one of the largest Icelandic fisheries in connection with the bankruptcy proceedings in Russia against Russia’s second-largest fish distributor with regard to unlawful schemes of taxes evasion and assets withdrawal from the debtor company.

Advising a number of international companies (headquartered in Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Chile) with regard to debt collection proceedings against Russian purchasers of certain goods.

Representing the interests of two Spanish wineries (including one of the principal and most prestigious wineries in the region of Spanish Navarra) with regard to non-performance of cross-border supply contracts by the largest importer of alcoholic drinks in Russia and in connection with the insolvency proceedings of a Russian debtor.

Representing a Russian subsidiary of the premier global manufacturer in the cosmetic industry in connection with non-performance of supply contracts by one of the biggest Russian pharmacy chains.

Taking part in compliance investigation projects involving environmental issues.

Matters

Advising a major Austrian manufacturer and retailer of coffee with regard to sale of interest in its Russian subsidiary, complex contract support of the transaction.

Advising Russian subsidiary of biomérieux S.A. – a global leader company specializing in manufacture of reagents, hardware and software – for the in vitro diagnostics in relation with the liquidation of one of its Russian subsidiaries and other corporate matters.

Preparing legal advice for a Russian citizen having residence in Spain with regard to the succession law matters under Russian law, including immovable property located in Germany and shares in companies incorporated in various countries (including Germany, Liechtenstein and Spain).

See more
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Close

Matters

Advising a major Austrian manufacturer and retailer of coffee with regard to sale of interest in its Russian subsidiary, complex contract support of the transaction.

Advising Russian subsidiary of biomérieux S.A. – a global leader company specializing in manufacture of reagents, hardware and software – for the in vitro diagnostics in relation with the liquidation of one of its Russian subsidiaries and other corporate matters.

Preparing legal advice for a Russian citizen having residence in Spain with regard to the succession law matters under Russian law, including immovable property located in Germany and shares in companies incorporated in various countries (including Germany, Liechtenstein and Spain).

Participating in top-level negotiations with regard to the establishment of several joint ventures between a number of German companies for operation under a private-public partnership agreement; and advising on various legal matters in the course of implementation of this project.

Conducting corporate due diligence in various industries, including Oil & Gas, Company Industry and other.

Assisting with the preparation of legal expert opinions on various Russian law issues for a number of high-profile disputes before US state courts, the High Court of Justice (Queen's Bench Division), the Svea Court of Appeal and other tribunals.

Representing three major German and Austrian banks in the bankruptcy proceedings of the largest metallurgical plant in the Russian Far East region.

Representing one of the largest Icelandic fisheries in connection with the bankruptcy proceedings in Russia against Russia’s second-largest fish distributor with regard to unlawful schemes of taxes evasion and assets withdrawal from the debtor company.

Advising a number of international companies (headquartered in Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Chile) with regard to debt collection proceedings against Russian purchasers of certain goods.

Representing the interests of two Spanish wineries (including one of the principal and most prestigious wineries in the region of Spanish Navarra) with regard to non-performance of cross-border supply contracts by the largest importer of alcoholic drinks in Russia and in connection with the insolvency proceedings of a Russian debtor.

Representing a Russian subsidiary of the premier global manufacturer in the cosmetic industry in connection with non-performance of supply contracts by one of the biggest Russian pharmacy chains.

Taking part in compliance investigation projects involving environmental issues.

Credentials

Law Degree, Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), cum laude

Russia

RAA 40

Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain (RACIB)

Young ICCA

English

German

Russian