February 14, 2024
RGD Partner Speaks at Winter Legal Week – 2024

On February 8–10, Sochi hosted Winter Legal Week – 2024, a three-day conference organized by a leading Russian legal media, The event brought together top managers from Russian and international companies and partners from major law firms to discuss the most pressing issues in the legal support industry.

Nato Tskhakaya, Partner and Head of Regulatory Practice at Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin and Partners (RGD) spoke at the second session of the conference. Her topic was “Issuing approvals for residents’ deals with foreign companies from unfriendly countries: what do the authorities pay closer attention to now?”

Nato talked about changes in the approval criteria for sales of Russian assets by foreign companies over the previous two years and practical aspects which the regulatory body had started to focus on. She highlighted important nuances that needed to be taken into account to avoid a number of risks and adverse consequences. Those nuances included valuation of assets, availability of a discount, specifics of buyers and their financial solvency, KPI for the coming years, and existence of business development plans.

Experts had a lively discussion and answered a number of questions from the audience.

The conference was a great start to the new business season of 2024: the participants shared their experience, discussed the long-standing and emerging issues, and talked about the trends that set the future agenda.


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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