December 1, 2023
RGD Partner Speaks at “Mergers and Acquisitions in Russia: 2023 Results”

On November 30, a conference titled “Mergers and Acquisitions in Russia: 2023 Results” was held in Moscow, gathering leading experts in economics and law to discuss the latest trends in the country’s M&A market.

Nato Tskhakaya, Partner and Head of Regulatory Practice at Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin and Partners (RGD) spoke at the session “Regulatory Approval of M&A Deals in the Current Environment.” She discussed the practical aspects of obtaining approval for divesting assets from the Government Commission on Monitoring Foreign Investment. Nato emphasized that special attention should be paid to achieving KPIs, controlling cross-border payments, and making contributions to the budget.

The session also discussed the practical consequences of not receiving the approvals, as well as the role of legal advisers throughout the process.

All profits from the conference will go towards supporting extended learning programs in corporate law for talented students from leading Russian universities.


Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin and Partners (RGD), a leading law firm established in 2018, which combines a premier dispute resolution practice and a high-end corporate practice dedicated to complex projects and transactions.

From our offices in Moscow, Yerevan, Tashkent, Belgrade, Dubai, and Ras Al Khaimah we support clients from all over the world in their business dealings in our key practice areas involving Russia and CIS countries. In addition, our firm offers unparalleled expertise in foreign legal matters to Russian companies with significant international presence.

We are a cohesive team of seasoned professionals with a background in leading international law firms.


Our lawyers have worked on the largest corporate deals, investigations and disputes in the history of modern Russia and represented Russian companies in over 170 jurisdictions worldwide.

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