Maxim Boulba is a partner and head of the TMT team at CMS, Russia. His practice focuses on telecom-related issues; technical protection of information; radio and TV broadcasting; licensing regulations; e-commerce and internet advertisement-related issues; intellectual property rights; and data protection and processing issues. He has participated in media and telecoms projects, particularly with a leading European radio group, a leading European TV holding and publishing companies.

He advises clients on the best available corporate structures for carrying out TMT business in Russia. He has represented purchasers and sellers across Russia and CIS countries in a large number of M&A deals, and provides general corporate and commercial advice to public and private client companies that operate in the telecommunications and media sectors.

He is a recommended lawyer in the TMT area and is mentioned in many leading directories. Mr Boulba holds a law degree from the Moscow State University (MGU) and a postgraduate diploma in EU competition law from King’s College London. He is fluent in French and English.