Ksenia Tyunik | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Ksenia Tyunik

Associate, Moscow

T +7 495 787 3026

E ktyunik@whitecase.com

Overview

Ksenia specializes in anti-monopoly law and regulation of foreign investments.

She has a long-track record of advising leading Russian and foreign companies on a wide range of anti-monopoly matters, including obtaining approvals of the Federal Anti-monopoly Service (FAS) for various transactions, analyzing compliance of documentation for joint ventures with anti-monopoly legislation, studying various aspects of companies' operations with a view to bring them in line with anti-monopoly legislation, assessing the procedures for purchasing goods by state companies and natural monopolies from the viewpoint of their compliance with the legislation, as well as representing clients before FAS, including, as part of legal investigations of antimonopoly law violations.

Ksenia is experienced in complex multi-jurisdictional projects and, together with her colleagues from other White & Case offices, advices clients on Russian antimonopoly matters and antimonopoly law of foreign jurisdictions in connection with M&A deals and joint ventures.

In addition, she has a considerable experience of advising leading foreign companies and international organizations on various aspects of regulation of foreign investments into Russian companies, including those that engage in activities of strategic importance. Her experience includes, in particular, analyzing the need for private and state-controlled foreign investors to obtain approvals of the Governmental Commission for Control of Implementation of Foreign Investments in order to perform mergers and acquisitions and create joint ventures, preparing documents in order to obtain such approvals, as well as a wide range of other matters of regulation of foreign investments.

Ksenia is a member of the General Council of the Non-Commercial Partnership ‘Promotion of Competition', where, as a member of a number of working groups, she is involved in preparing comments to the effective legislation and drafting legal regulations on various antimonopoly matters. Along with this, Ksenia is a regular participant in seminars and conferences devoted to antimonopoly law and regulation of foreign investments.

Ksenia was ranked in The Best Lawyers 2014 published by Vedomosti.

Bars and Courts

  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation

Education

  • Moscow State University, Law Faculty

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Experience

Advising Independent Petroleum Company (IPC), a leading independent oil and gas company with primary operations in Russia, on a wide range of antimonopoly matters relating to a joint venture with Alliance Group. The team have performed a multi-jurisdictional analysis of antitrust approvals required for the transaction and coordinated work on obtaining these in Russia and certain foreign jurisdictions such as Cyprus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

Representation of Tetra Pak International on a wide range of antimonopoly matters.

Advising OJSC Russian Technologies in connection with analysis of antimonopoly requirements of a number of foreign jurisdictions applicable to a proposed joint venture with a foreign company (together with colleagues from other White & Case offices).

Representation of SIBUR Holding on antimonopoly matters and regulation of foreign investment in connection with a joint venture between Pirelli and OJSC Russian Technologies.

Publications

  • Fourth Antimonopoly package, of amendments Oil, Gas and Law journal by LawTek, No. 5, December 2015
  • Overview of foreign investments into Russian sectors, Legal issues Vestnik TEK, No. 2, February 2015

Awards & Recognition

Ranked in The Best Lawyers 2014 published by Vedomosti