March 23, 2020
RGP launches Antitrust & Competition practice to be led by Nato Tskhakaya
Law firm Rybalkin, Gortsunyan and Partners (RGP) launches an Antitrust and Competition division to be led by Nato Tskhakaya, a counsel, within its Corporate practice.

The Antitrust & Competition practice will support RGP’s foreign and Russian clients, first and foremost with respect to foreign investments in strategic industries, merger control filings, antitrust compliance, and representing clients before the Federal Antimonopoly Service.

Until now, RGP’s corporate practice included the following divisions: Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Tax, Infrastructure, Corporate Finance, and Compliance.

Nato Tskhakaya has many years’ experience in antitrust laws and regulations and advising clients on M&A transactions and infrastructure projects. Among Nato’s clients are major Russian and international oil and gas companies, investment funds, and diversified holdings.

Prior to joining RGP, Nato was a partner at Danilov & Partners law firm, and before that, she worked at international law firms Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Salans.

Nato graduated from the Law School of the Moscow State University named after M. V. Lomonosov in 2007 and earned her LLM degree from Duke University (USA) in 2010.

Suren Gortsunyan, RGP’s managing partner, comments: “Launching the Antimonopoly & Competition practice indicates that this type of legal support is in high demand among our clients and evidences the growth of our corporate practice as a whole. We are confident that Nato’s expertise will also complement our unrivalled dispute resolution capabilities in the context of antitrust investigations and disputes.”


Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners is an independent law firm established in 2018 in Russia, supporting clients from all over the world in their business dealings involving Russia and CIS countries. Our firm offers unparalleled expertise in foreign legal matters to Russian companies with significant international presence.

We are a cohesive team of seasoned professionals, highly ranked in all aspects of dispute resolution and corporate work and with significant international expertise, gained 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 clients in 175 jurisdictions worldwide.

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