Alex has been advising on gambling-related issues in Russia since the inception of current Russian gambling laws, including advising on regulatory governance and negotiating with government authorities.

Alex has represented and advised multinational corporations, international financial institutions and government agencies, both domestic and foreign, on a wide variety of corporate and commercial, real estate, banking and securities issues, including mergers, acquisitions, public and private placements, divestitures, privatisations, and matters of corporate governance. He has also assisted numerous foreign companies and private equity funds in direct and portfolio investments, including investments through Russian joint ventures, off-shore structures and companies of various types.

Alex is a seasoned negotiator and has successfully negotiated transactions with government authorities at the municipal, regional and federal levels. He was also the founder of Dentons’ Gaming, Hotel & Hospitality practice for Russia, the CIS and Central Europe, and has developed a reputation as one of the leading experts in this field in the region.