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Evgeny Kalinin

Evgeny Kalinin

Senior Lawyer

Areas of practice:

Corporate Law /M&A

Eevgeny Kalinin is AGP's senior lawyer with 10+ years of experience in various areas of Russian law. Eevgeny's core specialism is tax and corporate/commercial law, where he provides advice, transaction support, legal due diligences, memoranda and opinions.

Eevgeny is experienced and skilled in supporting purchases and sales of companies, drafting corporate and investment contracts. He contributed to due diligence on real property, loans, and corporate matters, advised Russian and foreign clients on concession agreements.

In employment and forex regulation contexts, Eevgeny reviewed employment contracts, advised foreign companies on personal data protection, forex regulation and offshore accounts.

Eevgeny's track record includes customs and bankruptcy advice, as well as wins in litigation for Russian and foreign clients in different jurisdictions.

Eevgeny Kalinin has authored several contributions to foreign publications.

Practice of law:

  • Andrey Gorodissky & Partners
    Senior Lawyer (since 06.2010)
  • Freelance legal services for Incor Alliance Law Office
    Lawyer (04.2009 – 06.2010)
  • White & Case
    Lawyer (07.2005 – 04.2009)
  • Pepeliaev, Goltsblat and Partners
    Intern (01.2005 – 02.2005)


  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Law School (2005)

Language skills:

  • English


Contributed to due diligence of Arkhangelskgeoldobycha, one of the largest diamond-mining companies in Russia, conducted in conjunction with the acquisition thereof by Otkritie Kholding group from PAO LUKoil for $1.45bln); was member of the legal team of the Otkritie Kholding group and Skadden for transaction management.

Represented Microsoft in a global acquisition of Nokia's Device & Services arm by providing legal support for the acquisition of and integration into the Microsoft group of the Russian assets of the Finnish company.

Provided full-service support for Rusnano's projects: did due diligence, drafted investment and shareholders’ agreements, chattel and intellectual property mortgages, and amendments to the charters and other bylaws of project companies, and advised Rusnano on a broad spectrum of corporate and customs matters.

Did a due diligence on a major radio and communications system group (34 companies) in Russia. Verified the status of a strategic company and the need to obtain the consent of the RF Government to the transaction, and advised on the critical aspects of a stock purchase contract.

Advised World Business Capital on a loan to Credit-Moscow Bank: did a due diligence, drafted an officer’s certificate and minutes of the board of directors' approval of transaction.



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Lease for Foreigners: How To Calculate VAT Proportion
Newsletter. Application of the Concept of 'Beneficial Ownership of the Income to Dividends'. November 2016
Newsletter. On Eligibility for Tax Benefit. October 2016
Overview of Changes to Tax Legislation
Overview of Amendments to the Russian Tax Code, that Went into Effect on January 1, 2016