Ksenia Erokhina

Ksenia Erokhina

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Ksenia Erokhina
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Ksenia Erokhina is a Senior Аssociate in the Commercial Practice, as well as being an expert in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare industries.

Ksenia advises our Clients on various aspects of commercial and contract law, including e-commerce, consumer protection, and procurement law (including State procurement). In addition, Ksenia represents clients in commercial disputes, as well as at the stage of pre-trial settlement and during the mediation processes. Ksenia also has extensive experience in advising and representing clients in anti-dumping investigations, initiated by the Eurasian Economic Commission, in relation to foreign suppliers of goods, for various purposes.

Ksenia is also qualified to act as a professional mediator, in accordance with Russian law.

As part of her Pro Bono contribution, Ksenia is actively involved in projects related to art law issues.

Clients appreciate Ksenia for her very timely, comprehensive and efficient advice. Ksenia joined ALRUD in 2013.

Ksenia graduated with honors from the Law Faculty of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, and complemented this with additional education at Stockholm University, in the areas of European Procedural Law and Intellectual Property Law of the European Union.

Includes advising and representing:

Kraft Heinz

on the sale of its two affiliated companies in Russia – baby food manufacturers producing more than 30 000 tons of dry and thin cereal per year.

A worldwide leader in the design, creation and maintenance of critical infrastructure

in connection with the conclusion of an agreement for the construction and commissioning of a republican data center, in one of the CIS states. Her advice extended to other issues of our Client's activities in Russia, in particular on the launch of corporate, online platforms for interaction with Russian suppliers and distributors.

An Italian luxury footwear manufacturer

as part of the conclusion and execution of a commercial concession agreement, with its largest Russian distributor.

A Swedish company

one of the leaders in the digital services market, in connection with the launch of a business in Russia (online platform). This included how to structure customer relations and compliance with legislation, in the fields of consumer law, data protection and privacy.

An international payment system

on various issues related to the launch of new client products on the Russian market.

The largest Russian manufacturer of mining equipment for underground mining of coal, potash ore and rock salt deposits

on the conclusion, execution and termination of contractual relations with Russian and foreign counterparties.

A global toy manufacturer

in an agreement between it and the largest shopping center in Moscow. The advice enabled the shopping center to use our Client's items, in its sales area, benefiting both shopping center and our client.

The largest Spanish manufacturer of jewelry

in connection with the launch and support of the opening of an online store. The store’s purpose was for distance-selling of client products in the Russian market. Advice was about issues of interaction with consumers and data protection.

A world-famous manufacturer of IT solutions

within the framework of structuring commercial activities in Russia and concluding contracts with Russian distributors.

An owner of the aggregator for trading of digital assets

on compliance with Russian legislation during the launch, and use, of the digital platform in Russia.

The world's largest supplier of information technology

in connection with the conclusion of outsourcing agreements, with Russian counterparties.

A British company – developer of online platforms and services

as part of the launch of an Internet platform which allows manufacturers to provide cash rewards, or cashback to customers, who buy their products online.

Multiple manufacturers and exporters from the Asia-Pacific region

in the course of anti-dumping investigations of industrial goods, manufactured in China.

ALRUD team advised Kraft Heinz on the sale of its baby food business
ALRUD law firm represented the interests of Kraft Heinz in the sale of its two affiliated companies in Russia – baby food manufacturers producing more than 30 000 tons of dry and thin cereal per year. Chernogolovka was the buyer. ALRUD team provided full legal support of the transaction and advised on the transaction approval procedure in Russia. ALRUD team working on the project included the Partner and Head of the Corporate and M&A Practice Alexander Zharskiy, Partner and Head of the Competition/Antitrust Practice German Zakharov as well as Counsel Oleg Ezhov, Senior Associate Daniil Lozovsky, Senior Associate Ilya Khodakov, Senior Associate Ksenia Erokhina and Associate Natella Kortiashvili.
14 May 2024
ALRUD experts held the webinar “Key legal trends for the companies in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry in Russia”
On October 26, our firm held a webinar dedicated to the current legal trends and regulatory changes in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, which companies may face in Russia. During the webinar ALRUD experts have covered topics such as: Expansion of mandatory labeling requirements Harmonization of Russian and EAEU legislation Acceleration of registration of new medicines Extension of counter-sanctions measures Latest trends of regulatory clearance of transactions Focus on the pre-audit analysis of business as the main direction of the new tax policy Current findings and trends in enforcement practice in patent disputes and registration of generics Settlements under foreign trade contracts: requirements and restrictions of currency legislation The speakers of the webinar were: Maria Ostashenko, Partner, Dina Kravchenko, Senior Associate, Ksenia Erokhina, Senior Associate, Ilya Khodakov, Senior Associate, Sergey Artemiev, Senior Associate and Alexander Artemenko, Associate. More information on the services and expertise of ALRUD's Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industry team can be found here.
30 October 2023
ALRUD Team successfully advises VEON on the exit from the Russian Market via sale of VimpelCom (Beeline brand) to Russian top management
VEON is a major telecommunications operator in the CIS and several Asian countries that provides communications to more than 150 million users every day. VimpelCom (Beeline brand) was previously part of VEON Group. The ALRUD team advised VEON on comprehensive legal support throughout all the stages of the transaction: on the initial stages of the transaction, the ALRUD team advised VEON on general issues related to the structuring of the transaction and advised on the auction sale process with several potential buyers; ALRUD lawyers subsequently supported VEON with negotiating transaction documents with the Russian top management of VimpelCom led by Alexander Torbakhov. This included complex issues associated with structuring the redemption of VEON Eurobonds taking into account Russian and international regulatory restrictions and a disruption in communication between the National Settlement Depository and Euroclear/Clearstream; on the final stages of the transaction, ALRUD represented VEON in negotiating commercial terms of the brand’s division and the operating activities of VEON Group and VimpelCom, as well as in complex issues involving the finalization of the transaction (including interaction with the registrar and broker). Supporting such a major and multi-faceted transaction would not have been possible without the full-service concept of ALRUD law firm. We not only provide comprehensive, high-quality legal assistance, but also integrate our services into our clients’ strategic goals. The ALRUD team that worked on the project under the guidance of Corporate and M&A Practice Partner Sergey Khanaev and Head of the Corporate and M&A Practice Alexander Zharskiy included a cross-functional team from the Corporate, Competition/Antitrust, Commercial/IP and Tax practices: Partner German Zakharov, Senior Associate Anna Grosheva, Senior Associate Ksenia Erokhina, Senior Associate Daniil Lozovsky, Senior Associate Sergey Artemiev, Senior Associate Kristina Akalovich, Associate Eva-Maria Shakhmaeva, Associate Yulia Malchenkova and Associate Olga Yuz.
12 October 2023
Russian Chapter in the The Legal 500 Force Majeure Country Comparative Guide by ALRUD experts
Our firm's Partner Sergey Petrachkov, Senior Associates Dmitry Kuptsov and Ksenia Erokhina prepared the chapter about the situation in Russia for the The Legal 500 Force Majeure Country Comparative Guide. Each chapter of this guide provides information and analysis about the current issues affecting force majeure in a particular states and addresses topics such as legislation, commercial contracts, courts approaches, COVID-19 pandemic, obligations, requirements, contractual remedies, consumer contracts, insurance policy and state measures to support citizens and legal entities. Chapter about Russia of the Legal 500 Force Majeure Country Comparative Guide can be reached here.
06 July 2021
Pravo-300, 2023 recommends Ksenia Erokhina for TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), Pharmaceutics and healthcare, Natural Resources and Energy, Retail, FMCG, catering.
Best Lawyers, 2022 recommends Ksenia Erokhina for Information Technology Law.
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Best Lawyers, 2021 recommends Ksenia Erokhina for Information Technology Law.
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