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Jose Tobar

Jose Tobar

Attorney

Areas of practice:

Corporate Law /M&A
Intellectual Property
Tax
Project Finance

Jose Tobar is a highly proficient lawyer at AGP, who has been practising law since 2008. He advises in a variety of legal contexts, specializing mainly in corporate/commercial/contract/IP law.

Jose provides legal services to major Russian and foreign companies, groups and corporations, advice on personal data protection in legal contexts, drafts and vets contracts. His remit covers contractual structuring of big and complex deals, analysis of legal and tax risks in business contexts and assistance in tax planning.

His wide legal expertise enables Jose to handle restructurings of foreign holding companies, provide overseas investment advice and contribute to asset management schemes.

Jose's track record includes client representation in complex corporate deals, advice on business development and structuring, incorporation and registration of representative offices in Russia.

Practice of law:

  • Andrey Gorodissky & Partners
    Lawyer (since 01.2014)
  • VOMM Group (Italy)
    Lawyer (09.2011 – 12.2013)
  • OOO Luxor
    Lawyer (02.2010 – 09.2011)
  • Schlumberger
    Assistant lawyer (06.2008 – 02.2010)

Education:

  • M-Logos Law School: professional upgrading certificate “Structuring share purchases and corporate agreements under Russian law: practical and legal aspects” (2019)
  • The European Law School, the Moscow State Institute for International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO), Master of Laws, International and European Law (2011)
  • The International Institute of Administration, the Moscow State Institute for International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO), Bachelor of Laws, with a minor in foreign languages, Public Law (Statutory Regulation of Market Economy) (2009)

Language skills:

  • English
  • Spanish

Representation

Contributed to due diligence for 10+ M&A projects, including due diligence of corporate groups operating in the following sectors: banking and finance, manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical products, food processing (incl., one of the largest manufacturer of fermented milk products), real property management, chains of stores / retail, film distribution and exhibition (incl., a large film distributor), healthcare services.
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.
Contributed to legal support to Sberbank CIB in a RUR20bln mezzanine loan to the Mkapital group.
Facilitated the formation of a commercial property subfund by Sberbank and Rostelekom.
Contributed to drafting agreements for pledge of intellectual property (400+ IP items) owned by a large Russian manufacturer and distributer of alcohol products.
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Insights

All Insights
03/22/2016
Publication
Overview of Arbitration Reform
01/25/2016
Review
Overview of the New Legislation on Arbitration in Russia
12/09/2015
Report
Newsletter on Limitation of Government and Municipal Procurements of Foreign-Manufactured Essential Medicinal Drugs
05/25/2015
Review
Overview of the Key Novelties in General Provisions on Obligations and Contracts
04/07/2015
Review
Overview of Changes to Laws Governing Circulation of Medicinal Products
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