Alexander Ermolenko heads FBK Legal's Corporate Law practice and manages M&A projects. Alexander also advises major Russian and foreign companies on corporate law and provides support on corporate governance projects. He also provides legal support on projects to restructure assets in the Russian Federation.
Mr. Ermolenko has participated in the working groups of numerous legislative initiatives, including TACIS Insolvency II (developing normative acts in the field of bankruptcy), Budget Accounting, Reporting and Auditing (analyzing the budget legislation of subjects of the Russian Federation for compliance with federal budget legislation), the Law on Consolidated Accounts, and the concept for implementing IFRS in the legal system of the Russian Federation.
Alexander Ermolenko is currently an Associate Professor at the Moscow State Academy of Law and has over 12 years' teaching experience.
Alexander is regularly invited to provide expert commentary by Russia's federal business press and TV.
According to leading international law firms rankings The Legal 500 EMEA and Pravo.Ru 300, FBK Legal's Corporate Law practice, which is headed by Alexander, is one of the best in Russia. In 2012, The Legal 500 ranking called Alexander "a gifted lawyer" and stated that "his knowledge is diverse and he can give advice on a broad spectrum of issues".
Among Alexander Ermolenko's many successful projects are:
Developing options for transferring gas distribution assets, including those belonging to the Russian Federation and Gazprom, to the authorized capital of the National Gas Transmission Company which had been established
Conducting legal due diligence projects commissioned by the Deposit Insurance Agency
Providing consulting services to Alrosa on issuing international securities (Credit Linked Notes)
Providing legal support on a project implemented by Helicopters of Russia and AugustaWestland to construct the first Russian plant to produce civil helicopters
Corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, reorganization, bankruptcy
Oil and gas, industrial production and engineering, development, construction, real estate
2004 Moscow State Academy of Law, PhD
2000 Moscow State Academy of Law (summa cum laude)
2004 Fundamentals of Bankruptcy in Sweden (as part of the TACIS Insolvency II project)