Anatoly Andriash is a corporate lawyer based in Moscow. Anatoly specialises in energy and natural resources, mergers and acquisitions, corporate/commercial and project development/finance.
Anatoly has been involved in several high profile and large-scale projects, particularly with clients in the natural resources and telecommunications industries. He has advised on optimal corporate strategies for companies working in the energy sector; project financing for various industries in Russia; acquisitions and dispositions; advising on IPOs and private placements in the capital markets sector; application of the Kyoto Protocol in Russia; and cross-border transactions for major Russian oil gas companies.
Career highlights include extensive advice to Gazprom International on a range of legal issues related to creation of a joint venture for the development of an off-shore oil and gas deposit in Vietnam, extensive advice to TNK-BP on a range of legal issues related to acquisition of oil & gas company with assets located in various countries, advising one of the world's largest energy company on purchase of gas from one of the largest gas deposits in Kazakhstan and its further processing in Russia, establishing a western/Russian joint venture for one of the world’s largest commodity producers; assisting the largest Russian gas producer on the implementation of a production sharing agreement; advising the world’s largest aluminium company on the acquisition of assets in the Republic of Guyana.
Anatoly is regularly cited in the leading legal directories, including Chambers Europe (2008-2012); Chambers Global (2008-2013), Best Lawyers 2011-2012 (top lawyer in energy and natural resources) and International Who’s Who Legal, mining and mergers & acquisition lawyers (2011-2012).
Anatoly is a regular speaker at high profile conferences both in Moscow and internationally including, most recently, on legal aspects of foreign direct investments in Russia's oil & gas sector: at the IBA Conference “Russian and CIS Mergers and Acquisitions", in Moscow and the Russian M&A market, CERBA, in Vancouver.
Anatoly is Director of the Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association (CERBA) in Moscow, a role he uses to promote and further strengthen ties between the Canadian and Russian business communities not only in Moscow, but also throughout Russia.
He graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations, International Law Department in 1994. He gained an MBA from the OU Business School in London in 2005 and an MSc in International Finance and Management from the OU Business School in London in 2010.
He is fluent in Russian, English and Swedish.
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